Best Buy reaches out to holiday procrastinators
Best Buy is extending holiday hours across channels.
The consumer electronics giant will have stores open until 6 p.m. local time Christmas Eve, Dec. 24. Other holiday store hours (local time) include: 6 p.m.
- Saturday, Dec. 21: 8 a.m. – 11 p.m.
- Sunday, Dec. 22: 8 a.m. – 10 p.m.
- Monday, Dec. 23: 8 a.m. – 11 p.m.
- Thursday, Dec. 26: 9 a.m. – 9 p.m.
Stores will be closed Christmas Day, Dec. 25.
Omnichannel shoppers have until 10:30 a.m. CT on Friday, Dec. 20, to order online. Eight p.m. local time on Monday, Dec. 23 is the deadline for ordering items that qualify for next day delivery. Until Monday, Dec. 23, customers can order online and select fast store pickup or curbside pickup to have purchases ready within one hour. On Tuesday, Dec. 24, online purchases can be ready via fast store pickup or curbside pickup within two hours until 6 p.m. local time. Curbside pickup is currently available in nearly 100 stores across the country.
Furthermore, in the 42 U.S. metro areas where same-day delivery is available, online orders completed before 3 p.m. local time (noon local time on Sundays) are eligible for same-day shipping. Same-day shipping orders must be placed by noon local time on Tuesday, Dec. 24.
Shoppers get free standard shipping on all orders and can see each product's estimated arrival date on the product page and during the checkout process. Orders placed by 10:30 a.m. CT on Friday, Dec. 20 will arrive before Christmas with free shipping.
Best Buy also provides an online gift center to help with gifting ideas.