Save on Tech Upgrades and Energy Bills by Trading in Old Electronics with Best Buy Canada

For a limited time retailer offers savings on new purchases in exchange for outdated or unused electronics

Announcement Highlights:

  • Best Buy Canada is offering discounts on select new products when old or unused electronics are traded in from April 15th to April 28th.
  • The special trade-in promotion helps Best Buy Canada reward customers for making the greener choices when purchasing electronics.
  • Best Buy Canada will ensure that all old electronics brought in are recycled and disposed of through safe and environmentally responsible methods.
  • Trade-In examples include: $100 off select Toshiba laptops when trading in an old computer, $50 off a 3D Blu-ray player when trading in an old VCR and DVD player, plus many more.

BURNABY, BC, April 15 /CNW/ - Best Buy, Canada's fastest growing retailer and e-tailer of consumer electronics, computers and entertainment products, will offer discounts on new products when you trade in old or unused electronics from April 15th to April 28th. This offer, good for savings throughout the store, allows consumers to upgrade their gadgets and home electronics with the knowledge that their old technology will be recycled and disposed through safe and environmentally responsible methods. Some of the discounts include $50 off of a Mac laptop or $100 off of a Toshiba laptop in exchange for an old computer and $150 off of a 40 to 49" Energy Star LED TV or $250 off of a 50" Energy Star LED and Premium Plasma TV in exchange for an old TV.

"At Best Buy Canada, we're always looking for ways to reward our customers for making the greener choice when purchasing electronics. With our Trade In program, Best Buy customers get great savings on new technology and the peace of mind that their old or unused equipment won't end up in a landfill," said Danielle Jang, Communications Manager, Best Buy Canada. "It's the perfect option for Canadians who want to stay up-to-date and stay green."

Trade and Save Program:

The Trade and Save program that runs from April 1st to May 5th allows customers to bring in their old DVDs and get $5 off select Blu-ray DVDs in-store. Best Buy Canada also offers gamers the chance to trade in their old games for store credit. They can also purchase previously played games for extra savings. Visit BestBuy.ca/TradeInGames for full details, current offers and applicable store locations.

Trade -in Savings:

April 15 - April 21

  • $30 off  a TomTom VIA GPS when you trade in an old GPS
  • $20 off select Sony Headphones when you trade in old headphones
  • Up to $100 off a Nikon Camera when you trade in an old camera or camcorder
  • $100 off select Toshiba laptops when you trade in your old computer

April 15 - April 28

  • $50 off any Mac Laptop or an iMac; $100 off any Acer all-in-one or HP Touchsmart computer when you trade in your old computer
  • $10 off select Logitech mouse models when you trade in an old mouse
  • $150 off a 40"-49" Energy Star LED TV TV, or get $250 off a 50" or larger Energy Star LED and Premium Plasma TV when you trade in an old television
  • $50 off a 3D Blu-ray player when you trade in an old VCR and DVD player
  • 30% off a Rocketfish energy-saving power bar when you trade in your old power bar
  • 20% off a Logitech Harmony remote when you trade in your old remote
  • $20 off any Panasonic multi-handset over $99 when you trade in your old telephone
  • $40 off an iPod touch when you trade in your old MP3 player
  • Up to $40 off any Panasonic microwave when you trade in your old microwave
  • Up to $40 on select monitors when you trade in your old monitor
  • Trade in any phone and upgrade to a BlackBerry and receive a bonus $50 gift card

April 22 - April 28

  • $20 off select Monster or Bose Headphones when you trade in your old headphones
  • Up to $60 off a Fuji Camera when you trade in your old camera or camcorder
  • Up to $50 off select Samsung laptops when you trade in your old computer

*Best Buy Canada will accept any brand. Limit one trade-in per transaction. In-store only. Excludes gone-when-gone and clearance items. Cannot be combined with any other offer or program, including without limitation staff purchase, price match, or coupons.              

**When consumers choose to to recycle "end of life" electronics, Best Buy will make every effort to ensure the privacy and security of any personal information. However, data will not be wiped off of electronics. As always, Best Buy recommends protecting privacy bybacking up data and wiping all drives on computers and laptops. The same precautions apply to SIM cards and other storage devices in cell phones, and memory cards in digital cameras and picture frames. If you are unsure how to clean data, check your owner's manual.

*** Maximum 1 coupon ($5) can be applied to each Blu-Ray title. DVD must include box. Burned or copied DVDs, x-rated movies and promotional videos will not be accepted.

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 (www.BestBuy.ca) of consumer electronics, computers and entertainment products and also operates the Geek Squad (www.GeekSquad.ca), a technology service provider specializing in computer support, home theatre installation and car electronics installation. There are more than 70 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 www.BestBuy.ca/community.

For more information about Best Buy, including store locations, visit www.BestBuy.ca


SOURCE Best Buy Canada

For further information:

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

Julia Perreira
Weber Shandwick
416-642-7968
jperreira@webershandwick.com


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