Best Buy Confirms Plan to Test Out Macs

Best Buy confirmed on Wednesday what research firm Current Analysis first reported on June 1: it is testing the waters for a return to selling Macs, which the company stopped carrying in 1998. According to an Associated Press story, Best Buy senior vice-president for merchandising David Morrish said at the companyis annual meeting that the new test started four weeks ago.

"Morrish said the computers are being sold by Best Buy employees who have been trained by Apple," the article noted. "He said Best Buy is watching to see whether the computers can be sold profitably, and whether Best Buy employees can provide the level of customer service that Apple customers are used to getting in an Apple store."