BURNABY, BC, Oct. 7, 2013 /CNW/ - Future Shop and Futureshop.ca, Canada's leading destinations for consumer electronics and lifestyle
goods, are rocking into exciting new musical ventures with Gibson
Brands. Their premium Gibson USA guitars and basses, as well the iconic
line of Epiphone guitars and basses, are now available at Future Shop's
three Musical Instruments store-within-a-store locations—as well as
online at www.futureshop.ca.
"It's a pivotal moment in Future Shop's history to be partnering with
Gibson Brands, and bringing two of their world-renowned guitar brands
into our stores and online," said Phil Johnston, Director of Musical
Instruments, Future Shop. "We currently have an extensive variety of
Gibson and Epiphone instruments, with more arriving in time for the
Future Shop has Musical Instruments "store-within-a-store" locations in
Victoria, West Vancouver and South Edmonton where customers can
experience the quality, tone, and unparalleled feel of Gibson and
Epiphone electric and acoustic guitars, as well as try out other
brands. Furthermore, the stores feature Music Experts whose music
backgrounds and expertise in musical instruments provide valuable
assistance to help consumers make the right purchasing decisions.
Musical instruments first emerged in a dedicated, store-within-a-store
concept at the 2007 grand opening of Future Shop's South Edmonton
Common location. Since then, it has grown to other locations in Western
Canada that offer a complete selection of guitars, basses, pianos,
electronic drums, accessories and much more.
Discover more about Future Shop's Musical Instruments department here.
About Future Shop
With 140 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. The company employs more than 10,000
technology enthusiasts, has enabled its website, Futureshop.ca, to
deliver unparalleled content about the products it sells. Futureshop.ca
also hosts an online community forum and tech blog called Tech Yeah for
technology beginners and tech-savvy experts to exchange ideas, reviews,
tips and other consumer electronics information (www.futureshop.ca/techyeah). As a proud corporate citizen, Future Shop has developed solutions to
recycle used electronics and is committed to employee volunteerism and
supporting non-profit organizations dedicated to transforming local
youth into Future Leaders (see www.futureshop.ca/futuregeneration).
SOURCE: Future Shop
For further information:
Elliott Chun, Communications Manager, Future Shop