Best Buy Canada Named Among B.C.'s Top Employers 2011

Progressive work culture, industry-leading benefits and ROWE Program put Best Buy Canada on coveted list

Announcement Highlights:

  1. Best Buy Canada has been selected as one of B.C.'s Top Employers by the editors of Canada's Top 100 Employers
  2. Best Buy was chosen based on its progressive work culture and industry-leading benefits

BURNABY, B.C., Feb. 3 /CNW/ - Best Buy, Canada's fastest growing retailer and e-tailer of consumer electronics, computers and entertainment products, was recognized by Canada's Top 100 Employers as one of the top employers in B.C. Best Buy Canada was ranked as 8th in B.C.'s Top Employers' list that was published in the Vancouver Sun.

This special designation recognizes employers in British Columbia who lead their industries in offering exceptional places to work. Best Buy Canada provides its employees with a progressive work culture and industry-leading benefits, including tuition reimbursements, maternity leave top-up, 100 per cent employer match of employee RRSP contributions and flex days.

Employers were evaluated by the editors of Canada's Top 100 using eight criteria: (1) Physical Workplace; (2) Work Atmosphere & Social; (3) Health, Financial & Family Benefits; (4) Vacation & Time Off; (5) Employee Communications; (6) Performance Management; (7) Training & Skills Development; and (8) Community Involvement. Employers were compared to other organizations in their field to determine which offers the most progressive and forward-thinking programs.

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 ( of consumer electronics, computers and entertainment products and also operates the Geek Squad (, 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

For more information about Best Buy, including store locations, visit

SOURCE Best Buy Canada

For further information:

Danielle Jang
Communications Manager
Best Buy Canada


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