Blockbuster makes giving the gift of home entertainment even easier this year
with launch of new online store

    Canadians can now purchase the hottest movies, games and even music
    online at

TORONTO, Nov. 17 /CNW/ - As the holiday season comes into full swing this month, Canadians will have a new convenient way from Blockbuster Canada to find that "perfect entertainment gift" for their friends and family and alleviate some of the stress that holiday shopping can bring. Blockbuster Canada is announcing that as of today, Canadians will now be able to shop online at

With less than two months until the holidays, consumers can now browse the almost three-thousand available DVDs and Blu-ray movies, and hundreds of video games and even music CDs from the comforts of home. The current catalogue will be updated regularly to include the latest releases and Top 10 most-wanted goodies in home entertainment so consumers can easily find great gifts for the gamer, movie or music buff on their list. Music CDs are the newest addition to the Blockbuster line-up and are only available through the online site - a great way to round out Blockbuster's already extensive home entertainment collection.

"Nobody understands the value of staying at home with friends and family during the holidays better than Blockbuster. Not only can you enjoy great home entertainment products this holiday season, but with our new online shopping capabilities, you don't even need to leave your house to buy your gifts," said Barry Guest, General Manager of Blockbuster Canada. "Our online shopping capabilities complement the entertainment options that continue to be available through our stores. This is a natural next step in broadening our customer experience by providing Canadians with convenient access to their favourite home-entertainment products."

Be sure to check out for all your online shopping needs this holiday season.

About Blockbuster Canada

Blockbuster Canada is an indirect subsidiary of Blockbuster Inc. (NYSE: BBI), with 458 stores across Canada. Blockbuster Inc. is a leading global provider of rental and retail movie and game entertainment. with thousands of stores throughout the Americas, Europe, Asia and Australia. Blockbuster Canada may be accessed nationally at Blockbuster Inc. may be accessed worldwide at


For further information: For further information: on Blockbuster or to arrange an interview, please contact: Nicole McKnight, GCI Canada, (416) 486-5918 or

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