134 stores will remain open past midnight for customers to purchase second instalment in series
MISSISSAUGA, ON, March 18 /CNW/ - Walmart Canada will launch the DVD of the highly anticipated The Twilight Saga: New Moon on Saturday, March 20, 2010 at 12:01 a.m. at select Walmart Canada stores across the country. Last year, the first Twilight DVD release broke sales records as eager fans rushed to Walmart stores to be among the first to purchase their copy.
WHAT: Customers are invited to Walmart to be among the first to purchase the DVD/Blu-Ray copy of The Twilight Saga: New Moon. With more of the passion, action and suspense that made Twilight a smash hit, The Twilight Saga: New Moon is a spellbinding follow-up to the international box office phenomenon. Customers can also purchase The Twilight Saga: New Moon soundtrack, boardgame, puzzle, book, fleece throw, decorative cushion and tees.
WHEN: Saturday, March 20, 2010, 12:01 a.m. to 1:00 a.m.
WHERE: Midnight openings for New Moon will be held at one or more Walmart stores in the following cities. Customers should confirm exact locations at www.walmart.ca.
Alberta: Airdrie; Calgary; Camrose; Cold Lake; Drayton Valley; Drumheller; Edmonton; Edson; Fort Saskatchewan; Fort McMurray; Grand Prairie; Hinton; Leduc; Lethbridge; Lloydminster; Medicine Hat; Okotoks; Olds; Peace River; Red Deer; Slave Lake; Sherwood Park; Spruce Grove; St. Albert; Stettler; Strathmore; Sylvan Lake; Wetaskiwin; Whitecourt.
British Columbia: Abbotsford; Burnaby; Courtenay; Dawson Creek; Duncan; Fort St. John; Kamloops; Kelowna; Langford; Langley; Nanaimo; New Westminster; North Vancouver; Penticton; Prince George; Quesnel; Surrey; Terrace; Vancouver; Vernon; Victoria; Westbank; Williams Lake.
Manitoba: Brandon; Flin Flon; Portage La Prairie; Selkirk; Thompson; Winkler; Winnipeg.
Northwest Territories: Yellowknife
Ontario: Aurora; Barrhaven; Barrie; Bradford; Brampton; Brantford; Cambridge; Cornwall; Dryden; Etobicoke; Fort Frances; Guelph; Kanata; Kitchener; London; Mississauga; North Bay; Orleans; Oshawa; Ottawa; Sarnia; Scarborough; Simcoe, Thunder Bay; Timmins; Toronto; Vaughan; Waterloo; Windsor; Woodstock.
Saskatchewan: Estevan; Moose Jaw; North Battleford; Prince Albert; Regina; Saskatoon; Swift Current; Weyburn
Yukon Territory: Whitehorse
About Walmart Canada
Walmart Canada operates a growing chain of 317 stores, serving more than one million Canadians each day. With more than 80,000 associates, the company is Canada's third-largest employer. Walmart Canada's corporate culture was recently ranked among the 10 most admired corporate cultures in Canada by Waterstone Human Capital Inc.
For further information: For further information: Felicia Fefer, Corporate Affairs, Walmart Canada, (905) 821-2111 x 4466