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Despite Best Buy being designated an essential business, Barry decided to keep customers out of stores and pivoted to curbside pickup at every location. She initially furloughed half the company’s part-time and hourly workers, but Best Buy paid them until federal stimulus took over and has since brought back 80%. Meanwhile, the retailer just posted its best-ever online sales: up 242% in the second quarter. 

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