Best Buy Canada celebrates the grand opening of its ninth Greater Montreal store in Lachenaie



    
    Weekend events include Montreal-wide Grand-Opening specials and celebrity
    appearances in Lachenaie by Maxim Lapierre, Annie Villeneuve and Youppi
    

    MONTREAL, Aug. 10 /CNW/ - On August 14, Best Buy - Canada's fastest
growing retailer and e-tailer of consumer electronics, computers and
entertainment products - will celebrate the grand opening of its ninth store
in the Greater Montreal area, located at Smartcentres Lachenaie, with a
weekend of festivities and celebrity appearances.
    During the Grand opening celebrations, Best Buy will donate $15,000 to
Tel-jeunes, which will support youth in Quebec. Best Buy will also donate
$5000 to Hockey Quebec to help kids develop their skills and better enjoy a
great Canadian sport.
    The three-day celebration will also include door-crasher specials at all
Montreal-area Best Buy stores, including Laval, LaSalle, Anjou, Marché
Central, Taschereau, St-Bruno, Pointe-Claire and Rosemere, to help shoppers
stretch their back-to-school dollars.

    
    Weekend Schedule of Events:

    Location:       Smartcentres Lachenaie
                    651 Des Migrateurs Road
                    Lachenaie, Quebec

    Friday, August 14

        Before 9:45 a.m.  Line-Up to Win a $500 Best Buy Gift Card(*)
        9:30 a.m.         Cheque presentation to Tel-jeunes and Hockey Quebec
        6 - 8 p.m.        Appearance and autograph signing by
                          Maxim Lapierre of the Montreal Canadiens

    Saturday, August 15

        Before 7:45 a.m.  Line-Up to Win a $500 Best Buy Gift Card(*)
        12 - 2 p.m.       Appearance and autograph signing by
                          singer Annie Villeneuve

    Sunday, August 16

        Before 8:45 a.m.  Line-Up to Win a $500 Best Buy Gift Card(*)
        12 - 1:30 p.m.    Appearance and photos with Montreal Canadiens
                          mascot, Youppi
        All Day           Video games and demos in the PlayStation Big Rig

    (*) Line-Up to Win $500 giveaways will happen at all Best Buy locations
    in Greater Montreal. All other events take place at the Lachenaie store
    only.
    

    About Best Buy Canada

    Best Buy Canada, a wholly owned subsidiary of Best Buy Co., Inc.
(NYSE:  BBY) is Canada's fastest-growing retailer and e-tailer of consumer
electronics, personal computers and entertainment products. Best Buy currently
operates 58 stores across Canada, offering consumers the latest technology and
entertainment products, at guaranteed lowest prices, in a no-pressure
(non-commissioned) sales environment. Best Buy also operates the Geek Squad,
which provides expert in-store and in-home product support and installation,
and Best Buy Mobile, which provides consumers a unique and unparalleled "walk
out working" mobile-phone shopping experience.
    Best Buy Canada is committed to kids and their local communities and has
a comprehensive community relations program described at
www.BestBuy.ca/community.
    For more information about Best Buy Canada, including store locations,
visit www.bestbuy.ca or follow Best Buy on Twitter at
www.twitter.com/BBYCanada.

    Media Contact

    Media are invited to capture the excitement of the line-up, take photos
of celebrity appearances, speak with a Best Buy employee about the grand
opening and get a first look of the brand new store.





For further information:

For further information: Patrick Lavoie, plavoie@bestbuycanada.ca, (514)
905-7757


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