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Samsung Rolls Out New Initiative at Best Buy Stores

May 16, 2014

Samsung, a provider of consumer electronics, announced a new retail initiative at select Best Buy stores.

Best Buy said it has been dedicated to providing its customers with a shopping experience for new technology, especially with the growing demand for UHD TVs.

According to a release, the new Samsung Entertainment Experience areas at Best Buy will highlight the picture quality of Samsung's latest line of TVs and feature the largest selection of Curved UHD TVs. These dedicated areas in approximately 500 U.S. Best Buy locations were designed specifically for consumers to explore the superb details and brilliant colors found on Samsung UHD TVs. The new Samsung TV line will be showcased alongside the company's home audio products, including the Samsung Shape Wireless Audio Multiroom System. The Samsung Entertainment Experience will be staffed by Samsung trained Best Buy retail associates who can answer questions and help guide consumers to the home entertainment solution that best suits their needs.

"With our spectacular new Curved UHD TVs, Samsung is setting new standards in innovation and developing the ultimate immersive viewing experience for people passionate about entertainment," said Tim Baxter, President of Samsung Electronics America. "Consumer awareness and purchase intent for UHD technology is increasing steadily and the Samsung Entertainment Experience at Best Buy provides consumers with the opportunity to learn more and get an in- depth look at how this breathtaking new technology can change their viewing experience at home. We understand the importance of the product experience in stores and will continue to work with our retail partners to showcase next-generation technologies through effective merchandising solutions."

"The Samsung Entertainment Experience will give consumers access to the largest Samsung Curved UHD TV assortment," said Mike Mohan, Best Buy's Chief Merchandising Officer. "We are pleased that Samsung is expanding their presence in our stores and online, similar to what they did with mobile and computing products showcased in the Samsung Experience Shops."

Samsung said it introduced five new series of UHD TVs this spring, increasing the number of UHD TV models by more than six- fold from last year and offering a wide selection of both flat and curved designs to fit consumer preferences. With four times the resolution of Full HD, Samsung UHD TVs offer magnificent picture quality with both native and up-scaled UHD content. In addition, Samsung is working with the best in the industry to provide users with easy access to UHD content, including an exclusive UHD Video Pack with content from Hollywood movie studios. Samsung's Curved UHD TVs are future-ready, thanks to support of the Samsung UHD Evolution Kit, which allows users to stay up to date on the latest UHD standards and access to Samsung's latest technologies.

More information:

www.samsung.com

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