Media Alert - Best Buy Mobile Celebrates Grand Openings in British Columbia - May 22, 23, and 24

    New mobile concept expands to big box stores

    VANCOUVER, May 22 /CNW/ - Best Buy, today announced that it has rolled
out Best Buy Mobile to all of its existing big box stores in British Columbia.
Best Buy Mobile offers a new way to shop for cell phones to Canadian
consumers. With over 100 handsets and 6 carriers to choose from, our impartial
Mobile Specialists are able to help consumers choose the phone that is right
for them. In addition, there are over 35 Bluetooth headsets to choose from and
our free Walk-out-Working service ensures each customer has the right headset
for their phone.
    Grand Opening Celebrations Include:

    -  Save $200 on a BlackBerry Storm with Bell - only $49.99 on a 36-month
    -  Free $200 Gift Card with a Samsung F266 with Fido - $24.99 on a 24-
       month plan
    -  Free $150 Gift Card when you purchase a LG Dare with Telus - $49.99 on
       a 36-month plan
    -  Free $150 Gift Card with a BlackBerry Curve with Virgin Mobile -
       Save $50, $49.99 on a 36-month plan
    -  Free $100 Gift Card with a Samsung Slyde with Koodo - $24.99 with the
       Koodo Tab
    -  Save $20 on Samsung U410 Prepaid phone with Telus - Includes $50
       activation credit - only $29.99
    -  Save $30 on Samsung M510 Prepaid phone with Virgin Mobile - only
    -  Save $40 on Motorola Bluetooth Headset only $59.99
    -  Jabra Bluetooth Headset only $19.99
    -  4GB MicroSD Card only $12.99
    -  20% off all iPhone and BlackBerry accessories. Excludes Bluetooth
    -  20% off all chargers, cases and skins.

    Best Buy Mobile stand-alone stores will average approximately 1,800
square feet, while the store-within-a-store concept will be located near the
current wireless section and feature approximately 800 square feet of display
space. Both stand-alone and store-within-a-store concepts will include:
    -  Canada's best selection of phones and handsets
    -  A complete range of mobile phone accessories
    -  Knowledgeable, non-commissioned mobile phone specialists
    -  No rebates.  Actual prices are clearly marked
    -  WOW (Walk-Out-Working) service for your phone, so that customers can
       leave our stores with their new mobile device actually working and
       data transferred

    Best Buy Mobile:
    All Best Buy Stores in BC:

    About Best Buy Stores - Canada

    Best Buy stores in Canada are a division of Burnaby, BC-based Best Buy
Canada Ltd., a wholly owned subsidiary of Best Buy Co., Inc. (NYSE:  BBY). Best
Buy is Canada's fastest-growing retailer and e-tailer ( of
consumer electronics, computers and entertainment products and also operates
the Geek Squad (, a technology service provider specializing
in computer support and home theatre installation. There are over 50 stores in
British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba, Ontario, Quebec and Nova
    Best Buy offers consumers a unique shopping experience with the latest
technology and entertainment products, at the right price, with a no-pressure
(non-commissioned) sales environment. The Company is committed to kids and
their local communities and has a comprehensive community relations program
described at
    For more information about Best Buy, including store locations, visit

For further information:

For further information: Scott Morris, Best Buy Canada, (778) 452-3412

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