Best Buy purchases Napster

September 15, 2008 3:43:12 PM PDT
Best Buy is expanding its stake in digital music.The electronics chain has signed a deal to purchase the online music service Napster.

Right now, both Best Buy and Napster offer digital music subscriptions.

Napster was once a leader in online music downloads. It hopes the deal will make Best Buy more competitive with Wal-Mart's digital music store.