Best Buy and MP3.Com Takes Technology on Tour With Alanis
MINNEAPOLIS, July 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Fans who attend the upcoming concert tour by Alanis Morissette and Tori Amos will be able to discover first hand the new MP3.Com technology -- thanks to hi-tech booths being set up by MP3 and co-sponsor Best Buy Co., Inc. (NYSE: BBY - news)
The mini technology expo will be set up at each of the 25 concert venues in the U.S. The tour kicks off in Fort Lauderdale, Fla., on August 18th and runs through September 25th.
Best Buy's Senior VP Merchandising, Gary Arnold, announced today that there would be four interactive kiosks at each location equipped with touch screen technology. Fans will be able to download music from the MP3.Com website at eight table top interactive systems. There will be examples of the new hi-tech MP3 players available for the public to try out.
``Best Buy is at the crossroads of technology and life and we encourage the public to embrace, rather than fear, technology,'' said Arnold -- a 25 year music industry veteran.
Minneapolis-based Best Buy Co., Inc. is the nation's largest volume specialty retailer with annual revenues of more than $10 billion. Best Buy retails consumer electronics, personal computers, entertainment software, and appliances, through 322 stores in 36 states, and offers CDs and DVD movies online at http://www.bestbuy.com
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