SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 OR 15(d) of The Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported) January 6, 2012
BEST BUY CO., INC.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or other jurisdiction
7601 Penn Avenue South
(Address of principal executive offices)
Registrant’s telephone number, including area code (612) 291-1000
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report.)
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Regulation FD Disclosure.
On January 6, 2012, Best Buy Co., Inc. (the “registrant”) issued a news release disclosing material nonpublic information regarding the registrant’s revenue for the fiscal month ended December 31, 2011. In the news release, the registrant also reaffirmed its earnings guidance for the fiscal year ending March 3, 2012.
The news release issued on January 6, 2012, is furnished as Exhibit No. 99 to this Current Report on Form 8-K. The registrant’s Annual Report to Shareholders and its reports on Forms 10-K, 10-Q and 8-K and other publicly available information should be consulted for other important information about the registrant.
The information in this Current Report on Form 8-K, including Exhibit No. 99 hereto, shall not be deemed “filed” for purposes of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, or otherwise subject to liability of that section. The information in this Current Report on Form 8-K shall not be incorporated by reference into any filing or other document pursuant to the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, except as shall be expressly set forth by specific reference in such filing or document.
Some of the matters discussed in this Current Report on Form 8-K (including Exhibit No. 99) constitute forward-looking statements within the meaning of the “safe harbor” provisions of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. These forward-looking statements include statements other than those made solely with respect to historical fact and are based on the intent, belief or current expectations of the registrant and/or its management. The registrant’s business and operations are subject to a variety of risks and uncertainties that might cause actual results to differ materially from those projected by any forward-looking statements. Factors that could cause such differences include, but are not limited to, the risk factors set forth in the registrant’s filings with the SEC.
Financial Statements and Exhibits.
The following is furnished as an Exhibit to this Report.
Description of Exhibit
News release issued January 6, 2012 (furnished pursuant to Item 7.01). Any internet addresses provided in this release are for information purposes only and are not intended to be hyperlinks. Accordingly, no information in any of these internet addresses is included herein.
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
BEST BUY CO., INC.
Date: January 6, 2012
/s/ SUSAN S. GRAFTON
Susan S. Grafton
Senior Vice President, Controller and Chief Accounting Officer