Media Advisory - Best Buy Canada Announces the Grand Opening of Its first
Lethbridge store

Grand opening events include daily $1,000 gift card giveaways and a chance to win a 3DTV
Home Theatre Package!

LETHBRIDGE, AB, Aug. 17 /CNW/ - Best Buy - Canada's fastest growing retailer and e-tailer of consumer electronics, computers and entertainment products - will celebrate the grand opening of its first Lehthbridge store beginning Friday, August 20th at 3734 Mayor Magrath Drive South.

Grand Opening Weekend Schedule of Events:

Friday, August 20, 2010

  • Before 9:45 am: Line up for a chance to win a $1,000 Best Buy gift card.
  • 9:40 am: Cheque presentation: $5,000 to Big Brothers and Big Sisters of Lethbridge & District.
  • 5 - 7 pm: Iron Man meet and greet.

Saturday, August 21, 2010

  • Before 9:45 am: Line up for a chance to win a $1,000 Best Buy gift card.
  • 2 - 4 pm: Spider-Man meet and greet

Sunday, August 22, 2010

  • Before 10:45 am: Line up for a chance to win a $1,000 Best Buy gift card.
  • 3D TV Contest (All Day) and hourly prize draws.
    • Enter for the chance to win a 3DTV entertainment package: 40" Samsung 3DTV, two pairs of adult-sized 3D glasses, Samsung 3DTV Blu-ray player and the Monsters vs. Aliens 3D Blu-ray movie.
    • Enter the hourly $250 Best Buy gift card giveaway.

About Best Buy 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 ( href="http://www.bestbuy.ca/">www.BestBuy.ca) of consumer electronics, computers and entertainment products and also operates the Geek Squad ( href="http://www.geeksquad.ca/">www.GeekSquad.ca), a technology service provider specializing in computer support, home theatre installation and car electronics installation. There are more than 60 stores in British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba, Ontario, Quebec and Nova Scotia.

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 its local communities and has a comprehensive community relations program described at href="http://www.bestbuy.ca/community">www.BestBuy.ca/community.

For more information about Best Buy, including store locations, visit cr="true" href="http://www.bestbuy.ca/">www.BestBuy.ca

SOURCE Best Buy Canada

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For more information regarding Best Buy or the grand opening weekend festivities please contact:

Danielle Jang
Best Buy Canada
604-562-5631
danjang@bestbuycanada.ca


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