Best Buy Canada Celebrates the Grand Opening of its new Abbotsford store

    
    Weekend events include Grand Opening specials and celebrity appearances
    by Vancouver Canuck Alexandre Burrows and Juno Award winner, Default
    

ABBOTSFORD, BC, Oct. 23 /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 new Abbotsford store beginning today at 32900 South Fraser Way in Abbotsford (at the Sevenoaks Shopping Centre).

Celebrations will include a $5,000 donation by Best Buy Canada to the Big Brothers and Big Sisters of Abbotsford, Mission, Ridge Meadows, a ribbon cutting ceremony, a chance to win a $500 Best Buy gift card and sizzling hot door-crasher specials!

    
    The grand opening specials and $500 daily Gift Card giveaways are also
    included at all Lower Mainland Best Buy locations!

    Grand Opening Weekend Schedule of Events:

    Friday, October 23, 2009

    -   Before 9:45 am: Line up for a chance to win a $500 Best Buy gift card
        (available at all Lower Mainland Best Buy stores)
    -   9:30 am: Ribbon-cutting ceremony and $5,000 cheque presentation to
        Big Brothers and Big Sisters
    -   5 pm: Meet Alexandre Burrows for an autograph session

    Saturday, October 24, 2009

    -   Before 9:45 am: Line up for a chance to win a $500 Best Buy gift card
        (available at all Lower Mainland Best Buy stores)
    -   6 pm: Meet Default for an autograph session
    -   1 - 3 pm: Meet Dora the Explorer(TM)

    Sunday, October 25, 2009

    -   Before 10:45 am: Line up for a chance to win a $500 Best Buy gift
        card (available at all Lower Mainland Best Buy stores)
    -   2 - 4 pm: Meet Spider-Man(TM)
    -   11am - 6 pm:  Play in the PlayStation Big Rig
    

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 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 Best Buy 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.

SOURCE Best Buy Canada

For further information: For further information: regarding Best Buy or the grand opening weekend festivities please contact: Danielle Jang, Communications Manager, Best Buy Canada, Office: (604) 412-1880, Cell: (604) 562-5631, danjang@bestbuycanada.ca


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