Millions of Canadians to snag Boxing Day deals at Future Shop

Stores open early; some Eastern Canadian stores start their blockbuster sales tomorrow

BURNABY, BC, Dec. 26 /CNW/ - This Boxing Day weekend, all 144 Future Shop stores across Canada will open their doors to the millions of Canadians anxiously awaiting the year's lowest prices on consumer electronics. Future Shop stores in British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba and Ontario (except Sudbury and Sault St. Marie) will open as early as 6:00 a.m. local time this morning in order to accommodate the droves of Canadians expected to visit Future Shop today.

Some of Future Shop's hottest deals for Boxing Day 2009 include:

    
        -  Sharp 40" LCD HDTV, $599.99 (reg. $999.99)
        -  Samsung Blu-ray Player, $99.99 (reg. $199.99)
        -  Yamaha 910-watt 7.1 Dolby True HD and DTS-HD HDMI Receiver,
           $799.99 (reg. $1,499.99)
        -  Samsung 3.6 cu. ft. Front-load Washer/Dryer Pair,
           $799.98 (reg. $1,049.98)
        -  Acer laptop, 15.6" featuring AMD Athlon TF-20 Processor, 2GB RAM,
           160 HD, Windows 7, $299.99 (compare at $449.99)
        -  Panasonic HD Flash Memory Camcorder, $449.99 (reg. $699.99)
        -  Sennheiser VMX Titanium Bluetooth Headset, $69.99 (reg. $149.99)
        -  Virgin Mobile package with Blackberry Curve and free Xbox 360
           Arcade, $0 with three-year plan
    

Visit www.futureshop.ca to view all of Future Shop's amazing Boxing Day deals. For those looking to avoid the crowds on Boxing Day, shop online at www.futureshop.ca.

Media invited to take advantage of Future Shop's Open Media Policy on Boxing Day

Continuing with Future Shop's Open Media Policy for the entire month of December, members of the media are invited into any Future Shop store to capture all the Boxing Day action. Simply ask for the General Manager or Operations Manager at the Customer Service desk upon arrival.

Note: Photos will be taken and distributed over CNW at 6:30 a.m. local time in Eastern and Western Canada.

When:

December 26, 2009

Future Shop stores in British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba and Ontario (except for Sudbury and Sault St. Marie, ON) will open at 6:00 a.m. local time for Boxing Day sales.

In Quebec, Future Shop stores will open at 1:00 p.m. local time; the Gatineau, QC store opens at 10:00 a.m. local time.

December 27, 2009

Future Shop stores in Sudbury and Sault St. Marie, Ontario and Atlantic Canada (New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, Newfoundland & Labrador, Prince Edward Island) will open at 6:00 a.m. local time for Boxing Day sales.

Where:

All 144 Future Shop locations across Canada - British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba, Ontario, Quebec, New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, Newfoundland and Labrador, Prince Edward Island. For a full list of stores, please visit www.futureshop.ca.

/NOTE TO PHOTO EDITORS: A photo accompanying this release is available at http://photos.newswire.ca. Images are free to accredited members of the media/

SOURCE Future Shop

For further information: For further information: Media contacts: Western Canada: Elliott Chun, Future Shop, echun@futureshop.com, (778) 990-9342; Eastern Canada: Stefanie Niewada, Optimum PR, stefanie.niewada@cossette.com, (416) 937-5103; Quebec: Thierry Lopez, Future Shop, tlopez@futureshop.com, (514) 905-7713

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