Future Shop Opens Guelph Store on Friday

    Maple Leafs' Darcy Tucker, and doorcrasher deals all part of weekend-long

    BURNABY, BC, Aug. 21 /CNW/ - Future Shop, Canada's largest multi-channel
retailer of consumer electronics, is set to open a new store on Friday,
August 24 at 151 Stone Road West in Guelph. The Grand Opening Celebration will
kick off with a Gift Card giveaway to the first 100 customers in line. In
addition, a $1500 donation will be presented to the Boys and Girls Clubs prior
to a ribbon cutting ceremony with Councilor Leanne Piper. Celebrity
appearances, festivities, sales, promotions, and contests will occur until
close on Sunday.
    Visitors to the store will have access to 25,000 square feet of the
latest technology in an interactive environment. Future Shop's Product Experts
will be available to demonstrate products and assist customers with an
outstanding range of products through DVD preview stations, music listening
stations, in-store computer demonstrations and home theatre displays that
include plasma and LCD televisions.


      -  Donation Presentation to Boys and Girls Club - August 24 at 9:40 am
      -  Ribbon Cutting Ceremony with Councilor Leanne Piper - August 24 at
         9:45 am
      -  Line-up and Win! - Future Shop Gift Card Giveaway - every morning
         from August 24 - 26
           -  The first 100 customers in line this Friday, Saturday and
              Sunday will receive a Future Shop Gift Card valued at $5, $25,
              or $50. Plus, each morning, one lucky winner will receive a
              $500 shopping spree!
      -  Win 1 of 3 $1,000 Shopping Sprees - August 24 - 26
           -  Come into Future Shop and enter to win a $1,000 Shopping Spree.
              The winner will be picked from entrants at the end of each day
              Friday, Saturday and Sunday.
      -  Saturn Test Drive and Give Away - August 24 and 25 from 10am - 5 pm
           -  Saturn will be on-site with 3 vehicles to test-drive. Every
              customer who takes a test drive will receive a $10 Future Shop
              gift card.
      -  Maple Leafs' Darcy Tucker makes a Guest Appearance - August 25
         (12 - 2 pm)
           -  Darcy will be signing autographs in-store.
      -  XBOX Giveaway - August 26 from 12 noon - 4 PM
           -  Try out the XBOX 360 in-store and enter to win a console

    Friday, August 24: 10 AM - 9 PM
    Saturday, August 25: 10 AM - 9 PM
    Sunday, August 26: 11 AM - 5 PM

    About Future Shop

    With 126 stores across the country and the nation's premier web store
(www.futureshop.ca), Burnaby, BC-based Future Shop is Canada's largest,
national retailer and e-tailer of consumer electronics.

For further information:

For further information: For more information about Future Shop,
including store locations, visit www.futureshop.ca or call: Cheryl Grant,
Communications Specialist, (604) 412-1008 or chgrant@futureshop.com

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