Future Shop Opens New St Albert Store

Celebrating our 136th location with door crasher deals, celebrity
    appearances, prizes and 20,000 square feet of the best gifts this holidayST ALBERT, AB, Nov. 5 /CNW/ - Future Shop, Canada's largest retailer and
e-tailer of consumer electronics, opens a new store in St Albert, Alberta on
Friday November 7th. Grand opening celebrations marking the occasion
throughout the weekend, from Friday, November 7th to Sunday, November 9th
include door-crasher deals, contests and a chance to meet celebrities. Future
Shop's Product Experts will be available to demonstrate the latest technology
and assist customers in choosing products to fit and enhance their lifestyles
as well as select the best gifts for those on their holiday gift list.
    Customers are invited to test out interactive areas in the store,
including the new cellular consultation area, gaming display, ConnectPro
installation service counter, home theatre lifestyle vignette, new checkout
areas and much more.

    MEDIA INVITATION TO RIBBON CUTTING AND COMMUNITY DONATION

    Media are invited to attend the ribbon-cutting ceremony celebrating the
new St Albert store at 9:30 a.m. on Friday, November 7th. A donation of $1,500
will be presented to Boys & Girls Club of Edmonton, followed by ribbon cutting
and an address from the Deputy Mayor.GRAND OPENING EVENTS FOR CUSTOMERS AT THE NEW ST ALBERT STORE

    -   Line up and Win! - Future Shop Gift Card Giveaway - Every morning
        from November 7th to 9th.
           -  The first 100 customers in line each morning will receive a
              Future Shop Gift Card valued at $5, $25 or $50. In addition,
              each morning, one lucky customer will win a $500 shopping
              spree!
    -   Meet former Edmonton Oiler favorite, Dave Semenko
           -  Bring your Dave Semenko memorabilia to the autograph-signing
              session, Sunday November 9th from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m.
    -   Win a Beach Vacation
           -  Enter to win a beach vacation for two to a sun destination of
              your choice-value of $3,000.00, all weekend long. Draw for
              winner on Sunday November 9th at 3:00 pm.
    -   Win an 80GB Playstation PS3
           -  The Playstation team will be on hand to show customers the
              latest in gaming in the PS3 gaming truck. Customers can also
              enter to win a Playstation PS3 all weekend long. Draw for
              winner on Sunday November 9th at 5:00 pm.

    FUTURE SHOP ST ALBERT STORE ADDRESS & OPENING HOURS

    STORE ADDRESS
    200-760 St Albert Road, St Albert, AB T8N 3P8.

    STORE HOURS
    Friday, November 7th: 10:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.
    Saturday, November 8th: 10:00 am to 9:00 p.m.
    Sunday, November 9th: 11:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.ABOUT FUTURE SHOP

    With 136 stores across the country and the nation's premier web store
(www.futureshop.ca), Burnaby, BC-based Future Shop is Canada's largest
retailer and e-tailer of consumer electronics. Future Shop and its more than
10,000 employees are dedicated to providing customers with expert advice about
home and entertainment technology both in-store and online. The company hosts
an online community forum for technology beginners and tech-savvy experts to
exchange ideas, reviews, tips and other consumer electronics information
(www.futureshopforums.ca). To help keep used electronics out of the landfills,
Future Shop has an in-store recycling program for seven types of products (see
www.futureshop.ca/green). As a proud corporate citizen, Future Shop is
committed to employee volunteerism and supporting non-profits organizations
dedicated to transforming local youth into Future Leaders (see
www.futureshop.ca/community).




For further information: MEDIA CONTACTS - For more information or to
arrange an interview, please contact: Shannon Kidd, Communications, (604)
456-8452, or skidd@futureshop.com