Future Shop Opens New Timmins Store

    Take advantage of door-crasher deals and meet hockey legend Wendel Clark.

    TIMMINS, ON, Sept. 24 /CNW/ - Future Shop, Canada's largest retailer and
e-tailer of consumer electronics, opens a new store in Timmins Ontario on
Friday September 26, at Store # 634, 1390 Riverside Drive, Timmins. This marks
Future Shop's 133rd store. Grand opening celebrations marking the occasion
throughout the weekend, from Friday, September 26 to Sunday, September 28 (see
store hours listed below) include door-crasher deals, contests and a chance to
meet celebrities. Future Shop's Product Experts will be available to
demonstrate products and assist customers in choosing products to fit and
enhance their lifestyles. Customers are invited to test out interactive areas
in the store, including the new cellular consultation area, gaming display,
ConnectPro installation service counter, home theatre lifestyle vignette, new
checkout, and much more.


    Media are invited to attend the ribbon-cutting ceremony celebrating the
new Timmins store at 9:15 a.m. on Friday, September 26. A donation of $1,500
will be presented to KidSport Timmins, followed by a welcoming address by
Mayor Tom Laughren.


    -  Line up and Win! - Future Shop Gift Card Giveaway - Every morning from
       September 26 to 28
       -  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 customer will win a $500 shopping
    -  Former Toronto Maple Leaf hockey great Wendel Clark will be appearing
       on Sunday, September 28
       -  Meet Wendel Clark during the autograph-signing session, this
          Sunday from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m.
    -  Nintendo Wii Gaming Tournament, on September 26,& 27
       -  Check out Nintendo interactive demonstrations and enter a draw for
          a Nintendo Wii console all day Friday & Saturday.
    -  Win a Beach Vacation
       -  Enter to win a beach vacation for two to a sun destination of your
          choice-value of $3,000.00, all weekend long. Draw for winner on
          Sunday Sept 28th at 3 p.m.


    Friday, September 26: 9:30 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.
    Saturday, September 27: 9:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
    Sunday, September 28: 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

    About Future Shop

    With 134 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. Future Shop and its more than
10,000 employees are dedicated to providing customers with expert advice about
home and entertainment technology both in-store and online. The company hosts
an online community forum for technology beginners and tech-savvy experts to
exchange ideas, reviews, tips and other consumer electronics information
(www.futureshopforums.ca). To help keep used electronics out of the landfills,
Future Shop has an in-store recycling program for seven types of products (see
www.futureshop.ca/green). As a proud corporate citizen, Future Shop is
committed to employee volunteerism and supporting non-profits organizations
dedicated to transforming local youth into Future Leaders (see

For further information:

For further information: MEDIA CONTACTS - For more information or to
arrange an interview, please contact: Cheryl Grant, Communications, (604)
412-1008 or chgrant@futureshop.com; Susan Kirk, Communications, (604) 412-1226
or skirk@futureshop.com

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