Media are invited to take advantage of Future Shop's one-day-only 'Open
Media Policy' today only for Boxing Day
Hundreds of thousands of customers are expected to shop at Future Shop
stores today across Canada
More than four million shoppers are expected to visit Futureshop.ca during its online Boxing Day sale (December 24 - 26).
BURNABY, BC, Dec. 26, 2012 /CNW/ - Today, media across Canada are
invited to take advantage of Future Shop's one-day-only 'Open Media
Policy.' Exclusively for Boxing Day, media are welcome to visit their
local Future Shop store without prior approval from head office, making capturing content and footage
for Boxing Day stories quick and easy.
Media are invited to visit all Future Shop stores open on Boxing Day to
capture the hundreds of people lined-up at each store awaiting the
doors to open, ringing registers and the overall excitement of Canada's
biggest retail day of the year. The majority* of Future Shop stores in
British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba and Ontario will open
at 6:00 a.m. local time, with some lines forming as early as the night
before on Christmas Day.
As Future Shop's busiest shopping day of the year, hundreds of thousands
of customers are expected to enter its doors today across Canada and
more than four million shoppers are expected to visit Futureshop.ca during its online Boxing Day sale (December 24 - 26).
For a complete list of store locations and Boxing Day hours, visit Futureshop.ca.
* The Gatineau store will open at 8:00 a.m. and all other Quebec stores
will open at 1:00 p.m. local time on December 26. Stores in Nova
Scotia, New Brunswick, Newfoundland, Prince Edward Island, Sudbury and
Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario are closed and open at 6:00 a.m. local time
on December 27. Due to local laws, some stores open at 1:00 p.m. local
About Future Shop
With 149 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 called Tech Yeah for
technology beginners and tech-savvy experts to exchange ideas, reviews,
tips and other consumer electronics information (www.futureshop.ca/techyeah). As a proud corporate citizen, Future Shop has developed solutions to
recycle used electronics and is committed to employee volunteerism and
supporting non-profit organizations dedicated to transforming local
youth into Future Leaders (see www.futureshop.ca/futuregeneration).
SOURCE: Future Shop
For further information:
Elliott Chun, Communications Manager │Future Shop│mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org│604.412.1764
Press room: www.futureshop.ca/media