2 More Arizona stores on Best Buy closings list

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PHOENIX (AP) -- Best Buy says two more Arizona stores will close as part of a plan to eliminate 50 stores nationwide this year.

Stores in Casa Grande and in the west Phoenix suburb of Peoria are on a list of stores set to close released by company on Saturday. The company closed a Scottsdale Best Buy stores earlier this year.

The struggling electronics chain said last month that it would close some of its so-called big box stores, cut 400 corporate jobs and trim $800 million in costs.

The company said in a statement to the Arizona Republic that employees at the two Arizona stores were told of the closings Saturday. Their stores shut down for the day but will reopen Sunday.