Best Buy Canada Opens Its Doors in Saskatoon

Celebrating the launch of the first Saskatoon store, grand opening events include daily $1,000 gift card giveaways and autograph signings by Saskatchewan RoughRiders Darian Durant and Andy Fantuz

SASKATOON, July 20 /CNW/ - Best Buy - Canada's fastest growing retailer and e-tailer of consumer electronics, computers and entertainment products - will celebrate the grand opening of its first Saskatoon store beginning Friday, July 23 at The Centre at Circle and 8th (3310 8th Street East, Unit 20A)

Grand Opening Weekend Schedule of Events:

Friday, July 23, 2010

-   Before 9:45 am: Line up for a chance to win a $1,000 Best Buy gift
        card.
    -   9:45 am: Cheque presentation: $5,000 to Big Brothers and Big Sisters
        of Saskatoon.
    -   5 - 7 pm: Spider-Man meet and greet.

Saturday, July 24, 2010

-   Before 9:45 am: Line up for a chance to win a $1,000 Best Buy gift
        card.
    -   2 - 4 pm: Dora the Explorer meet and greet.

Sunday, July 25, 2010

-   Before 10:45 am: Line up for a chance to win a $1,000 Best Buy gift
        card.
    -   1 p.m. Autograph session with Saskatchewan RoughRiders Darian Durant
        and Andy Fantuz.

About Best Buy Canada

Best Buy stores in Canada are a division of Burnaby, BC-based Best Buy Canada Ltd., a wholly owned subsidiary of Best Buy Co., Inc. (NYSE:BBY). Best Buy is Canada's fastest-growing retailer and e-tailer (www.BestBuy.ca) of consumer electronics, computers and entertainment products and also operates the Geek Squad (www.GeekSquad.ca), a technology service provider specializing in computer support, home theatre installation and car electronics installation. There are more than 60 stores in British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba, Ontario, Quebec and Nova Scotia.

Best Buy offers consumers a unique shopping experience with the latest technology and entertainment products, at the right price, with a no-pressure (non-commissioned) sales environment. The Company is committed to kids and its local communities and has a comprehensive community relations program described at www.BestBuy.ca/community.

For more information about Best Buy, including store locations, visit www.BestBuy.ca

For further information: regarding Best Buy or the grand opening weekend festivities please contact: Danielle Jang, Best Buy Canada, 604-562-5631, danjang@bestbuycanada.ca