Media Alert - Retire Your Old Laptop and Upgrade to a New Sleeker Model



    Future Shop launches $100 Laptop Trade-In Promotion for Back-to-School

    BURNABY, BC, Aug. 12 /CNW/ - With laptops high on everyone's back to
school shopping list, Future Shop is offering students a new trade-in
promotion. Future Shop Canada's largest retailer and e-tailer of consumer
electronics is giving British Columbians the chance to retire their old
laptops by bringing them in-store, and in return receive a $100 voucher
towards a brand new laptop.
    Laptops brought in through this promotion will be safely recycled. Future
Shop is working to help keep electronics out of landfills; for more
information visit www.futureshop.ca/green.

    
    When:  Friday, August 8, 2008 to Thursday, August 14, 2008

    Where: All Future Shop stores in British Columbia: Abbotsford, Burnaby,
           Chilliwack, Coquitlam, Courtney, Kamloops, Kelowna, Langley,
           Nanaimo, North Vancouver, Prince George, Richmond, Surrey,
           Vancouver, Vernon, Victoria, and West Vancouver
    

    About Future Shop

    With 133 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 to deliver unparalleled
content about the products it sells and host an online community forum for
technology beginners and tech-savvy experts to exchange ideas, reviews, tips
and other consumer electronics information (www.futureshopforums.ca). As a
proud corporate citizen, Future Shop has developed solutions to recycle used
electronics (see www.futureshop.ca/green) and 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: 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, (p)
(604) 412-1226 or skirk@futureshop.com

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