Future Shop Celebrates Three New Store Openings with GTA-Wide Sale this Weekend



    Grand Opening Celebrations of Future Shop Yonge and Dundas, Queensway and
    Brampton East locations are marked with doorcrasher deals, giveaways and
    celebrity appearances including Hedley, Mats Sundin, and Andrew Raycroft!

    BURNABY, BC, Nov. 27 /CNW/ - Starting Friday, Future Shop, Canada's
largest national retailer and e-tailer of consumer electronics, is set to open
three new stores in the Greater Toronto Area. The Grand Opening Celebrations
will include celebrity appearances and giveaways at the three new stores and
doorcrashers deals and sales at all Future Shop locations throughout the
Greater Toronto Area.

    
    Who:   Media and customers are invited to access the latest technology in
           an interactive environment at each Future Shop location.

    What:  Grand Opening Celebration of Yonge and Dundas, Brampton East and
           Queensway Stores.

           Giveaways and contests at all three stores, include:

           - Line-up and Win! - Future Shop Gift Card Giveaway - every
             morning, Nov 30 - December 2 at Yonge and Dundas, Brampton and
             Queensway
             - The first 100 customers in line at each of the Brampton and
               Queensway stores on Friday, Saturday and Sunday will receive a
               Future Shop Gift Card valued at $5, $25, or $50. One person
               each morning will win a $500 shopping spree.
             - At Yonge and Dundas, the first 200 customers in line for the
               new flagship Future Shop location on Friday, Saturday and
               Sunday will receive a Future Shop Gift Card valued at $5, $25
               or $50. One person each morning will win a $1,000 shopping
               spree!

           - Win 1 of 3 trips to see the Toronto Maple Leafs in New York!
             - Enter in-store to win a trip for 2 to see the Maple Leafs in
               New York including flight, accommodations and limo service to
               and from the game. See store for details.

           Special Events and Celebrity Appearances include:

           At Brampton East Grand Opening:

           - Meet Curtis Joseph, Former Toronto Maple Leaf and NHL great will
             be in store to sign autographs on Saturday, Dec 1 from
             1 PM - 3 PM
           - Visit the Sony HD Truck on Sunday, Dec 2 from 1 PM - 5 PM to
             view Sony's 52' truck and experience their full DH 1080 line of
             products
           - Meet Toronto Maple Leaf's goaltender, Andrew Raycroft, who will
             be signing autographs on Sunday, December 2 from 1 PM - 3 PM.

           At Queensway Grand Opening:

           - Meet NHL Alumni and fan favorite, Wendel Clark on Saturday,
             Dec 1 from 1 PM - 3 PM
           - Visit the Sony HD Truck on Saturday, Dec 1 from 1 PM - 5 PM to
             view Sony's 52' truck and experience their full DH 1080 line of
             products
           - Meet Mats Sundin, Toronto Maple Leafs captain and all-time
             leading scorer on Sunday, Dec 2 from 1 PM - 2:30 PM

           At Yonge and Dundas Grand Opening:

           - Meet NHL Hockey Legends, Don Cherry and Mats Sundin:
             - Don Cherry on Friday, Nov 30, 7 PM - 8 PM
             - Mats Sundin, on Dec 2, 3:30 PM - 5 PM
           - Meet Master Chief: Dec 1, 1 PM - 5 PM
             - Meet XBOX 360's hero Master Chief
           - Hedley signs autographs: Saturday, Dec 1, 1 PM - 2:30 PM
             - Meet multi-platinum band who will be signing copies of their
               new album "Famous Last Words".

    Where:  Brampton East Future Shop: 9145 Airport Road, Brampton
            Queensway Future Shop: 1563 The Queensway, Etobicoke
            Yonge and Dundas Future Shop: 10 Dundas Street

    When:   Brampton: Friday: 10 AM - 9 PM; Saturday: 9 AM - 10 PM; Sunday:
            10 AM - 7 PM
            Queensway: Friday: 10 AM - 9 PM; Saturday: 9 AM - 10 PM; Sunday:
            10 AM - 7 PM
            Yonge and Dundas: Friday: 10 AM - 9 PM; Saturday: 9 AM - 10 PM;
            Sunday: 10 AM - 7 PM
    

    About Future Shop

    With 131 stores across the country and the nation's premier web store
(www.futureshop.ca), Burnaby, BC-based Future Shop is Canada's largest,
national retailer and e-tailer of consumer electronics. The Company is
committed to kids and communities, supporting non-profit organizations
including Boys and Girls Clubs of Canada and Regroupement des Maisons de
jeunes du Québec (RMJQ) that help youth develop their skill set, discover
their talents and sustain a lasting interest in education.





For further information:

For further information: about Future Shop, visit www.futureshop.ca or
call: Cheryl Grant, Communications Specialist, (604) 412-1008 or
chgrant@futureshop.com; Susan Kirk, Communications Manager, (604) 412-1226 or
skirk@futureshop.com

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