Best Buy (BBY +3.8%) plans to launch an online marketplace before the holiday shopping season to...

|By:, SA News Editor

Best Buy (BBY +3.8%) plans to launch an online marketplace before the holiday shopping season to recapture sales the firm loses to online rivals eBay (EBAY +1.6%) and Amazon (AMZN +0.9%). The new platform is expected to allow third-party sellers like Buy.com to sell items in addition to the retailer's own merchandise.