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BEST BUY COMPANY REPORTS MARCH 1992 SALES

 BEST BUY COMPANY REPORTS MARCH 1992 SALES
 MINNEAPOLIS, April 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Best Buy Co., Inc. (NYSE: BBY),


today reported sales for March 1992, a five-week period ended April 4, the first month of its fiscal 1993 year. According to Allen Lenzmeier, chief financial officer, March 1992 sales of $96 million were 63 percent more than the $59 million achieved for the comparable five-week period last year.
 Comparable store sales increased 24 percent for March 1992. The company currently operates 73 stores, 56 of which are considered comparable.
 Best Buy reports sales on a 5-4-4 week basis. Fiscal 1992 earnings are expected to be released April 20. Best Buy is the third largest publicly held consumer electronics and major appliance retailer in the United States. The company sells nationally recognized name-brand consumer electronics, major appliances, home office products, entertainment software and photographic equipment at 73 stores in 10 states (Minnesota, Texas, Wisconsin, Missouri, Illinois, Colorado, Iowa, Kansas, Nebraska and South Dakota). Best Buy's common stock is traded on the New York Stock Exchange, symbol BBY.
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 /CONTACT: Richard M. Schulze, 612-896-2448, or Allen Lenzmeier, 612-896-2454, both of Best Buy/
 (BBY) CO: Best Buy Co., Inc. ST: Minnesota IN: REA SU:


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