Media Advisory - Future Shop Moves to Blu-ray High-Definition (HD) Products and Exits HD-DVD

    Get it First, Great Deals and Product Expertise at Future Shop - Home
    Theatre and Entertainment Technology

    BURNABY, BC, Feb. 19 /CNW/ - Future Shop, Canada's largest consumer
electronics retailer and e-tailer, announces that it will move to Blu-ray as
the format for next generation high-definition (HD) home theatre and
entertainment technology. Future Shop will offer the largest selection of
Blu-ray hardware and software in Canada.
    Future Shop is exiting the HD-DVD market. Future Shop will liquidate its
inventory and offer great deals on HD-DVD players for customers looking for
quality branded DVD players.
    "Future Shop recognizes that recent changes in the industry have placed
Blu-ray as the next generation high-definition format. As a result Future Shop
is now recommending Blu-ray software and hardware products to customers. This
decision is great news for our customers as it now allows Future Shop to focus
on Blu-ray technology exclusively, said Eric Stockner, Director of Home
Theatre Merchandising, Future Shop."
    Future Shop's Product Experts are available to help customers in-store
and in our online Community Forum (at with product
and technology questions.

    About Future Shop

    With 131 stores across the country and the nation's premier web store
(, Burnaby, BC-based Future Shop is Canada's largest
national retailer and e-tailer of consumer electronics.

For further information:

For further information: Media contact: Susan Kirk, Senior Manager
Communications, (604) 412-1226 or; Cheryl Grant,
Communications Specialist, (604) 412-1008,

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