Media Advisory/Photo Opportunity - Future Shop Celebrates its 25th Anniversary with a Look Back at Technology



    A "Then and Now" event of consumer electronics will be held at four
    Future Shop locations this weekend: Coquitlam, BC; Calgary, AB;
    East York, ON; Montreal, QC

    BURNABY, BC, Oct. 12 /CNW/ -

    
    When?    Saturday, October 13 and Sunday, October 14
             Saturday from 10 AM - 5 PM and Sunday from 11 AM - 5 PM

    Where?   Four Future Shop locations in Canada, including:

             Coquitlam Centre Future Shop      Deerfoot Meadows Future Shop
             2929 Barnett Hwy                  1180 - 33 Heritage Way SE
             Coquitlam, BC V3B 5R5             Calgary, AB, T2H 3B8
             (604) 468-7818                    (403) 253-0395

             Marché Central Future Shop        Eglinton and Laird Future Shop
             Marché Central Métropolitain      845 Eglinton Avenue East
             A9 - 1001 rue du Marché Central   East York, Ontario M4G 4G9
             Montreal, Quebec H4N 1J8          (416) 429-2582
             (514) 387-3188

    Who?     All members of the media and the community are invited.

    What?    A "Then and Now" showcase of vintage technology side-by-side
             with the latest consumer electronics. A draw will occur for a
             chance to win a home theatre package valued at $4500.

             Items in the showcase will include: an original Nintendo and an
             XBOX Halo edition; a VCR and a Sony Blu Ray Disc player; an
             80's Boombox and a Samsung 5 disc home theatre surround sound
             system.

    Why?     To celebrate Future Shop's 25th Anniversary and to provide
             customers and the media with the chance to take a look back at
             technology and how it has changed everyday life. A fun way to
             check out changing technology over the past 25 years!
    

    About Future Shop

    With 127 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. For more information
about Future Shop, including store locations, visit www.futureshop.ca.





For further information:

For further information: or to arrange an interview please contact:
Cheryl Grant, Communications Specialist, Future Shop, (604) 412-1008 or
chgrant@futureshop.com; Susan Kirk, Communications Manager, Future Shop, (604)
412-1226 or skirk@futureshop.com

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