Best Buy Canada Sees Longer Lines and Hotter Deals This Boxing Day

Tens of thousands of customers lined up for deals on TVs, video games and consoles, laptops and digital cameras

Announcement Highlights:

  • Best Buy is positioned for another successful Boxing Day
  • Customers will find some of the best deals of the year on electronics in-store and online at www.bestbuy.ca
  • Boxing Day deals will continue in-store and online throughout the week

BURNABY, BC, Dec. 26 /CNW/ - Best Buy, Canada's fastest growing retailer and e-tailer of consumer electronics, computers and entertainment products, is poised for another successful Boxing Day. This year, tens of thousands of customers slept outside and lined up at Best Buy stores to get incredible Boxing Day savings. Best Buy is also offering hot deals online for those customers wary of the weather. Here are some interesting notes:

  • Based on last year's pre-opening line-up tally of 37,000 people, Best Buy estimates the average line-up at each of its 70 stores will be at least 500 people per store
  • Best Buy will track more than 2.5 million visits on BestBuy.ca between December 24th and December 27th

Boxing Day deals include:

  • Samsung 42" Plasma for $399.99
  • HP 15.6" Laptop with VISION Technology - Ultimate featuring AMD Phenom II Mobile Quad-Core Processor P940 - includes HP All-in-one printer for $499.99
  • Sony iPod/iPhone Dock with 7" LCD display for $99.99
  • Canon SD1400 Camera  for $134.99
  • Canon T1i Camera Bundle $579.99 (includes lens, filter, bag, memory card and battery)

Some of the best-selling products yesterday at Best Buy stores and online at www.bestbuy.ca included:

  • Flat panel TVs
  • Video games and consoles
  • Digital cameras
  • Laptops and tablet computers
  • Blu-ray disk players and home theatre systems
  • MP3 players and accessories
  • GPS Navigators

The unbeatable deals will continue in-stores and online throughout the week with the Boxing Week sale beginning today. As well, Geek Squad will be offering online support through www.geeksquad.ca.

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 the Geek Squad (www.GeekSquad.ca), a technology service provider specializing in computer support, home theatre installation and car electronics installation. There are more than 70 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.

For more information about Best Buy, including store locations, visit www.BestBuy.ca

SOURCE Best Buy Canada

For further information: For further information:

Danielle Jang
Communications Manager
Best Buy Canada
604-412-1880
danjang@bestbuycanada.ca
   
For Quebec:  


Patrick Lavoie
Best Buy Canada
514-290-5571
plavoie@bestbuycanada.ca

Twitter: https://twitter.com/bbycanaubaines
Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/BestBuyQuébec


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