BED BATH & BEYOND(TM) finds its first home in Canada - just in time for the holidays



    - Beyond any store of its kind(TM) the new Richmond Hill location
    opens to the delight of shoppers in Toronto and the GTA -

    RICHMOND HILL, ON, Dec. 7 /CNW/ - BED BATH & BEYOND has found a home in
Canada with the official grand opening of its first Canadian location.
Designed with the home décor consumer in mind, the new location in
Richmond Hill, Ontario, offers an unparalleled destination shopping experience
for the local community and residents of Toronto and the Greater Toronto Area
(GTA).
    BED BATH & BEYOND truly is Beyond Any Store of Its Kind(TM). With
approximately 34,000 square feet of quality lifestyle merchandise and home
furnishings, BED BATH & BEYOND will introduce the Canadian consumer to many
items previously unavailable in the country through our breadth and depth of
merchandise including SimpleHuman, Oxo, Breville and HoMedics to name just a
few of the retailer's popular brands.
    With the help of its expert staff, customers can explore each department
- each designed to feel like a store within a store with a breadth of
assortment unmatched by other retailers. Customers will find unrivalled
selections of great gifts, seasonal decorating ideas and everyday home items
like bed and bath accessories including spa-quality towels, kitchen gadgets
and organization items, dinnerware, window treatments including long sizes to
fit new construction, and closet and storage items.
    BED BATH & BEYOND places great emphasis on customer service and
satisfaction, with special attention to making the shopping experience as
pleasant and convenient as possible. Unlike other retailers, each BED BATH &
BEYOND store is specifically tailored to its neighborhood by a local
management team with the autonomy to make ongoing merchandise decisions. The
new store also offers customers an unmatched Bridal & Gift Registry with
expert consultants, enormous selection of merchandise - including Waterford,
Kate Spade and Vera Wang - in-store handheld scanners and many other features
in its beautiful Fine China and Giftware department.
    "We are excited to open our first store in Canada and to share our long
standing traditions of exceptional customer service, great value and a broad
assortment of merchandise with the GTA. Our new location in the town of
Richmond Hill, which is experiencing a time of extensive growth, is centrally
located off major highways and offers easy access for customers," stated
Steven Temares, Chief Executive Officer of BED BATH & BEYOND.
    BED BATH & BEYOND is working hard to bring its Canadian website for your
shopping convenience. During this time it encourages customers to browse
www.bedbathandbeyond.ca for a preview of what is to come, special promotions
and valuable information. Customers can also sign-up to receive email updates
as the Company continues to improve its online offerings.
    The store is located at 225 High Tech Road, Bayview Glen Shopping Centre,
Richmond Hill, ON (between Yonge and Bayview at Highway 7); and is open Monday
to Saturday from 8:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. and Sunday from 10:00 a.m. to
8:00 p.m.
    BED BATH & BEYOND was founded in 1971 by Co-Chairmen Leonard Feinstein
and Warren Eisenberg. The early stores sold primarily bed linens and bath
accessories but in 1985 the Retailer introduced its first superstore location
carrying a full line of domestic and home furnishing merchandise. All BED BATH
& BEYOND stores opened since 1985, including the Richmond Hill location, use
the superstore format and generally range from 23,000 to 50,000 square feet;
several stores in the United States exceed 80,000 square feet.

    Note to editors, images will be available on Friday, December 7th at:
    ftp.cohnwolfe.ca
    User: BBB
    Password: bb&b007

    ABOUT BED BATH & BEYOND

    Bed Bath & Beyond Inc. and subsidiaries (the "Company") is a chain of
retail stores, operating under the names of Bed Bath & Beyond, Christmas Tree
Shops, Harmon and buybuy BABY. The Company sells a wide assortment of
merchandise principally including domestics merchandise and home furnishings
as well as food, giftware, health and beauty care items and infant and toddler
merchandise. As of September 1, 2007, the Company operated a total of 914
stores including 831 Bed Bath & Beyond stores in 48 states, the District of
Columbia and Puerto Rico, 36 Christmas Tree Shops, Inc. stores in 10 states,
39 Harmon Stores, Inc. in 3 states, and 8 buybuy BABY stores in 4 states.
Shares of Bed Bath & Beyond Inc. are traded on NASDAQ under the symbol "BBBY"
and are included in the Standard & Poor's 500 and Global 1200 Indices and the
NASDAQ-100 Index. The Company is counted among the Fortune 500 and the
Forbes 2000.





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