Future Shop Opens New Store in New Glasgow, Nova Scotia



    
    Celebrating with door crasher deals, celebrity appearances, prizes and
    25,000 square feet of the best gifts for spring
    

    NEW GLASGOW, NS, April 15 /CNW/ - Future Shop, Canada's largest retailer
and e-tailer of consumer electronics, is opening its new store in New Glasgow,
Nova Scotia on Friday, April 17, 2009. Grand opening celebrations marking the
occasion throughout the weekend, from Friday, April 17 to Sunday, April 19
include door-crasher deals, and fun contests. 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 view the new store, including the first ever
Cell Shop where they can view handsets and plans from all carriers and
activate plans as well as gaming displays, a ConnectPro installation service
counter and home theatre lifestyle vignette.

    
    MEDIA INVITATION TO RIBBON CUTTING AND COMMUNITY DONATION

    Ribbon Cutting and Charity Cheque Presentation

    9:10 am: There will be a cheque presentation of a $2500 Future Shop Gift
    Card to the Pictou County Food Bank. A representative from the Food Bank
    will be present to accept the cheque.

    9:25am: There will be a ribbon cutting celebrating the new store opening.
    New Glasgow Mayor Barrie McMillan, will cut the ribbon-officially opening
    the store.

    GRAND OPENING EVENTS FOR CUSTOMERS AT THE NEW GLASGOW STORE

    Enter to Win a $3,000 Gift Card - All Weekend

    On Friday, Saturday, and Sunday customers can enter to win a $3,000
    Future Shop gift card. See rules and regulations at store for complete
    details.

    Hockey Gaming Tournament and Giveaway - Friday and Saturday

    Customers will have a chance to compete in a hockey gaming tournament
    playing NHL 2K9 on the Nintendo Wii. The Nintendo Wii console and NHL 2K9
    game used in the tournament will be given away at the end of each day to
    the individual with the highest number of wins. See rules and regulations
    at store for complete details.

    Friday 3 pm - 7 pm, Saturday 1 pm - 5 pm

    Hockey Shoot Out Contest - Saturday and Sunday

    Customers will have a chance to compete in a hockey shoot out for a
    chance to win a laptop, iPod Nano, and $25 Future Shop gift cards.
    Prizing is limited so see rules and regulations at the store.

    Saturday 1pm - 5pm, Sunday 12pm - 4pm

    FUTURE SHOP NEW GLASGOW STORE OPENING HOURS AND LOCATION

    STORE ADDRESS
    Highland Square Mall
    609 Westville Road
    New Glasgow, Nova Scotia
    (902) 755 - 5290

    STORE HOURS
    Friday, April 17: 9:30 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.
    Saturday, April 18: 9:30 am to 9:00p.m.
    Sunday, April 19: 11:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
    

    ABOUT FUTURE SHOP

    With 140 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. Future Shop and its more than
10,000 employees are dedicated to providing customers with expert advice about
home and entertainment technology both in-store and online. The company hosts
an online community forum for technology beginners and tech-savvy experts to
exchange ideas, reviews, tips and other consumer electronics information
(www.futureshopforums.ca). To help keep used electronics out of the landfills,
Future Shop has an in-store recycling program for seven types of products (see
www.futureshop.ca/green). As a proud corporate citizen, Future Shop is
committed to employee volunteerism and supporting non-profits organizations
dedicated to transforming local youth into Future Leaders (see
www.futureshop.ca/community).





For further information:

For further information: MEDIA CONTACTS: For more information or to
arrange an interview, please contact: Heather Seabrook, Communications -
Future Shop, (604) 412-1011 or hseabrook@futureshop.com

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