Best Buy Seeking Technology and Entertainment Enthusiasts for First Atlantic Canada Store



    Approximately 100 part and full-time positions available at new
    Dartmouth, Nova Scotia store

    DARTMOUTH, NS, Sept. 6 /CNW/ - Calling all techno-tainment enthusiasts!
Best Buy, Canada's fastest growing retailer and e-tailer (www.BestBuy.ca) of
consumer electronics and entertainment products, related accessories and
services, is looking for approximately 100 employees for their new Dartmouth
store. The Company is gearing up to open its first store in Atlantic Canada
and is looking to fill the store with staff who are passionate about the
newest technology and entertainment products and can help create a fun and
unique shopping environment for their customers. This new store will be the
49th in Canada and is scheduled to grand open at the end of November at the
new Dartmouth Crossing shopping centre at 119 Gale Terrace.

    Best Buy Store Experience

    Best Buy operates with a complete non-commissioned sales floor which
offers customers a unique, no-pressure and hassle free shopping experience.
The store will have wide aisles, an open floor plan and a variety of
interactive displays, with Blue Shirt staff there as "product specialists" to
allow customers to shop on their own or with their help. Best Buy stores
connect customers with thousands of top brand name product possibilities in
the categories of home theatre, computers, digital imaging, digital audio and
entertainment, all with a low price guarantee.

    Joining the Best Buy Team

    "Best Buy is looking for individuals who enjoy the latest and greatest
technology and entertainment products and will be committed to creating a fun
environment for our customers," said Erik Leveille, District Human Resources
Manager. "In addition to great benefits and a generous employee discount
program, Best Buy provides regular performance reviews which offer
opportunities for career advancement as the Company continues to grow."
    Job fairs will be held starting next Monday, September 10 and will run
for 5 weeks ending on Saturday, October 13. Hours for the job fairs are Monday
to Friday from 10:00am to 6:00pm and Saturday from 11:00am to 4:00pm.
Applicants interested in employment at the new Dartmouth store need to attend
the Empire Theatres at Dartmouth Crossing on Wright Ave. during the above
dates and times.
    Prospective employees should apply online first by visiting
www.BestBuyRetailJobsCanada.com to complete the first interview online, prior
to visiting the job fair. Candidates should have their social insurance number
on hand. The online application process takes approximately 20-30 minutes and
candidates are notified if they meet employment requirements right away.
    Retail positions available include cashier, customer service,
non-commissioned sales, music/software specialists, merchandisers/inventory
specialists, computer technicians, product security specialists and department
supervisor positions.

    Commitment to Community

    Best Buy is dedicated to being a positive and responsible member of every
community where they do business and is committed to kids and community,
supporting non-profit organizations that help youth develop their skill set,
discover their talents and sustain a lasting interest in their education. Best
Buy also supports employee volunteerism through an internal recognition
program called the Community Partner Award. This award provides a corporate
grant on behalf of an employee or a group of employees to the registered
Canadian charity that they volunteer or fundraise for.

    About Best Buy Stores - 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 24 hour a day computer support task
force. There are currently 48 stores in British Columbia, Alberta,
Saskatchewan, Manitoba, Ontario and Quebec.
    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
their 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





For further information:

For further information: Media Contact: Heather Seabrook, Best Buy,
(604) 412-1011 (office), hseabrook@bestbuycanada.ca

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