Future Shop celebrates grand opening of 145th store

Daily door crasher deals, $500 shopping sprees and chance to win $3,000 vacation package

LLOYDMINSTER, AB, July 29 /CNW/ - On Friday, August 6, Future Shop, Canada's largest retailer and e-tailer of consumer electronics, celebrates the opening of its 145th store in Lloydminster, AB. Grand opening celebrations throughout the weekend include a donation to the Lloydminster & District United Way, door-crasher deals and giveaways. Future Shop's Product Experts will be available to demonstrate the latest technology and assist customers in choosing products to fit and enhance their lifestyles.

Customers are invited to test out interactive areas in the store, including appliances, Cellshop, ConnectPro installation services counter, home theatre lifestyle vignette, gaming areas, and much more.

Media invited to grand opening ribbon-cutting and donation to Lloydminster & District United Way

    
    What:   Media are invited to attend the ribbon-cutting ceremony
            celebrating the new Lloydminster store as well as meet the new
            staff. A donation of $2,500 will be presented to the Lloydminster
            & District United Way

    Who:    Gary Crowe, General Manager, Future Shop
            Chris Sallans, District Manager, Future Shop
            Jeff Mulligan, Mayor, Lloydminster
            Sharon Swift, President, Lloydminster & District United Way
            Kerry Taylor, Vice-President, Lloydminster & District United Way
            Associates of the new Lloydminster Future Shop
            Excited customers lining up for the grand opening kickoff

    When:   Friday, August 6 at 9:45 a.m.

    Where:  Future Shop
            7501 44 St.
            Lloydminster, AB

    Weekend grand opening celebrations at the Lloydminster Future Shop

    -  Line up and win: Future Shop gift card giveaways: Every morning from
       August 6-8. The first 100 customers in line each morning will
       receive a Future Shop Gift Card valued at $5, $25 or $50. Each
       morning, one lucky customer will win a $500 shopping spree!
    -  Game on: Customers are invited to participate in a gaming tournament
       playing PlayStation 3's ModNation Racers for a chance to win a
       PlayStation 3 bundle.
    -  Amazing race: Partake in the outdoor remote control racing track to
       win cool prizes.
    -  Dream on: Enter to win a $3,000 dream vacation that includes a $500
       travel electronics package.

    Opening weekend store hours

    -  Friday, August 6: 10:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
    -  Saturday, August 7: 10:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
    -  Sunday, August 8: 11:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
    

About Future Shop

With 144 stores across the country and the nation's premier web store (www.futureshop.ca), Burnaby, BC-based Future Shop is Canada's largest retailer and e-tailer of consumer electronics. The company employs more than 10,000 technology enthusiasts, has enabled its website, Futureshop.ca, to deliver unparalleled content about the products it sells. Futureshop.ca also hosts an online Community Forum and Tech Blog for technology beginners and tech-savvy experts to exchange ideas, reviews, tips and other consumer electronics information (www.futureshopforums.ca). As a proud corporate citizen, Future Shop has developed solutions to recycle used electronics and is committed to employee volunteerism and supporting non-profits organizations dedicated to transforming local youth into Future Leaders (see www.futureshop.ca/futuregeneration).

SOURCE Future Shop

For further information: For further information: or to arrange an interview, contact Elliott Chun, Communications Manager, P: (604) 412-1764, E: echun@futureshop.com

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