Millions of Canadians expected to shop at Future Shop's Cyber Boxing Day sale

Futureshop.ca open on December 24

Announcement Highlights:

  • Futureshop.ca announces its 10th annual Cyber Boxing Day sale starting at 8:00 p.m. EST on Friday, December 24.
  • Futureshop.ca will be featuring Future Shop's in-store Boxing Day sale, and thousands of Cyber Boxing Day web-only deals on December 24 and 25.
  • Free shipping offer on orders of $20 or more, excluding special delivery items.

BURNABY, BC, Dec. 22 /CNW/ - Long before Canadian retailers open their doors for Boxing Day sales on December 26, Futureshop.ca announces its 10th annual Cyber Boxing Day sale two days earlier at 8:00 p.m. EST on Friday, December 24. In addition to featuring Future Shop's in-store Boxing Day sale, thousands of Cyber Boxing Day web-only deals in large quantities will be available on December 24 and 25 at Futureshop.ca. Canadians can expect huge savings in every department from HDTVs to major appliances, cellular phones, laptops, gaming, digital cameras and much more.

"We're looking forward to another exciting Boxing Day where the fun and transactions start on our website at 8:00 p.m. EST on Christmas Eve," said Thierry Hay-Sabourin, senior manager of eCommerce, Future Shop. "Our online Boxing Day sale has become a modern Canadian tradition. This year, we're expecting traffic to Futureshop.ca to be bigger than ever. In fact, we're forecasting over six million visits to our website after launching Cyber Boxing day through Boxing Week."

An added bonus of Cyber Boxing Day shopping online at Futureshop.ca is taking advantage of the reduced free shipping offer on orders of $20 or more, excluding special delivery items.

In preparation for offering the lowest prices of the year on consumer electronics this Boxing Day, Futureshop.ca will close on December 24, 2010 from 12:01 a.m. EST - 6:00 p.m. EST. After this time, browsing Future Shop's Cyber Boxing Day sale begins and the first transactions are permitted at 8:00 p.m. EST.

Customers are invited to view the Boxing Day flyer starting on December 23, 2010 at Futureshop.ca.

"Aside from offering all deals featured in our Boxing Day flyer online during our Cyber Boxing Day sale, we'll have a ton of exclusive web-only specials as well as deeply discounted limited-time only promotions," said Hay-Sabourin. "We're very well-stocked for our Cyber Boxing Day sale and this year's offers are the most exciting yet."

Future Shop store locations offering hot deals for Boxing Day
Canadians seeking to shop the traditional way inside a Future Shop on Boxing Day are encouraged to visit Futureshop.ca's Store Locator and determine the hours their local store opens. The majority of Future Shop stores will open at 6:00 a.m. local time on either December 26 or December 27 and also offer deeply discounted pricing on products in every department.

About Future Shop
With 146 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 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 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:

Media contact:

Elliott Chun, Communications Manager │Future Shop │echun@futureshop.com │604.412.1764

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