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10 No-Brainers for Boosting Revenue

Stocks in this article: MSFT MCD SWY DNKN JCP BUD

Company: Best Buy
Opportunity: Take it down a notch
For Best Buy (BBY), we'd suggest some addition by subtraction.

We fully understand the benefit of up-selling, of having employees guide shoppers to add-ons, Geek Squad services and higher-price items. But the hovering one faces while shopping at Best Buy makes the experience almost unbearable at times. Go in to grab a quick DVD and you'll have to run a gantlet of "may I help you," blue shirts and pitches for satellite TV or Blu-ray.

Just take things down a notch, we'd suggest. We understand the plight of bricks-and-mortar retailers in an online age, but irritating customers may be enough to drive away all but the "showrooming" shoppers looking for some hands-on time with an item they plan to buy online.

-- Written by Joe Mont in Boston.

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