Best Buy Canada Introduces Small and Home Appliances to its Stores Nationwide



    Now Carrying Small Household Appliances from Breville, Philips and Dyson

    TORONTO, Aug. 14 /CNW/ - Best Buy Canada, Canada's fastest growing
specialty retailer and e-tailer of consumer electronics, today announced the
addition of small and home appliances to its in-store and online product
selection.
    In addition to its extensive range of consumer electronics, personal
computers and entertainment products, the categories of small and home
appliances currently available include: heating, cooling and air supply
systems (available seasonally); microwaves; blenders and juicers; coffee and
cappuccino machines; grills and panini presses; kitchen tools and gadgets;
toasters and ovens; and shavers. In addition to these new offerings, Best Buy
will carry a wider selection of vacuums.
    "We want to make life easy and convenient for our customers and are
constantly looking for new categories and products to add to our line-up,"
said Martin Vander Velden, VP merchandising, Best Buy Canada. "By expanding
our product range to include the latest in household items like cappuccino
machines, blenders, and toasters, we want to make Best Buy a one-stop-shop for
all consumer electronics needs - in the office, den, family room or kitchen.
To appeal to our technology-minded customers, we've chosen to partner with
internationally recognized top brands such as Breville, Philips and Dyson that
provide innovation in this area."
    Best Buy will carry a number of small and home appliance brands,
including: Philips, Dyson and Breville in stores across Canada and online.
    In addition, beginning September 5th, Best Buy is proud to be supporting
Breast Cancer research by selling two limited edition pink Dyson vacuums
(while supplies last). Dyson Canada has committed $50,000 from the sale of
these products to the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation.

    About Best Buy

    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 specialty retailer and e-tailer
(www.bestbuy.ca) of consumer electronics, personal computers and entertainment
software and also operates the Geek Squad (www.geeksquad.ca). There are
currently 52 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
communities, supporting non-profit organizations that help youth develop their
skill set, discover their talents and sustain a lasting interest in education.
    For more information about Best Buy, including store locations, visit
www.bestbuy.ca





For further information:

For further information: Sarah Jennings, (416) 848-1709,
sjennings@national.ca; Scott Morris, Best Buy Canada, (778) 452-3412,
scmorris@bestbuycanada.ca


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