Future Shop celebrates grand opening of Pickering store

Daily door crasher deals, $500 giveaways and autograph signing with hockey legend Wendel Clark

Announcement Highlights:

  • On Friday, January 28, Future Shop is opening its newest store in Pickering, ON.
  • Media are invited to grand opening ribbon-cutting ceremony with United Way of Durham Region
  • Grand opening celebrations all weekend long including autograph signing with hockey legend Wendel Clark

PICKERING, ON, Jan. 24 /CNW/ - On Friday, January 28, Future Shop, Canada's largest retailer and etailer of consumer electronics, is celebrating the grand opening of its newest store in Pickering, ON. Grand opening weekend festivities include a ribbon cutting and donation to the United Way of Durham Region, daily door crasher deals, gift card giveaways and an autograph signing with hockey legend, Wendel Clark.

Future Shop's Product Experts will be demonstrating the latest technology and assisting customers with choosing products to fit and enhance their connected lifestyles. Interactive areas will be laid out throughout the store, including appliances, Cellshop, ConnectPro services counter, home theatre, gaming, home office and much more.

Media invited to grand opening ribbon-cutting with United Way of Durham Region
A ribbon-cutting ceremony marking the official opening of the new Pickering store will take place on Friday, January 28, along with a donation to the United Way of Durham Region.


Fish Chen, General Manager, Future Shop
Bryan Kendall, District Manager, Future Shop
Mayor Dave Ryan, City of Pickering
Doug Dickerson, City Councillor, City of Pickering
Robert Howard, Campaign Director, United Way of Durham Region
Associates from the new Future Shop store in Pickering, ON
Future Shop
1105 B Kingston Rd. (at Dixie Rd.), Pickering, ON
When:  Friday, January, 28, 2011, 9:45 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.

Grand opening celebrations all weekend long (January 28-30)

  • Be one of the first 100 people in line each morning to receive a free gift card valued at $5, $25 or $50. One lucky person will be handed a gift card worth $500.
  • QR Code Scavenger Hunt to WIN! A QR code is a special code readable by camera-equipped smartphones. Collect all the codes in-store for a chance to win gift cards, cameras and more. No smartphone? No problem. Future Shop will lend customers one to participate.
  • Win a 3DTV package by entering the draw in-store.
  • Saturday only: Meet hockey legend Wendel Clark who will be signing autographs from 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. EST

Grand opening store hours

  • Friday, January 28 10:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
  • Saturday, January 29 10:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
  • Sunday, January 30 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.

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 called Tech Yeah for technology beginners and tech-savvy experts to exchange ideas, reviews, tips and other consumer electronics information (www.futureshop.ca/techyeah). 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
Press room: www.futureshop.ca/media
Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/FutureShop

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