LAVAL, QC, April 10, 2012 /CNW/ - TELUS today announced the official opening of the company's first Next Generation store. Located in the Carrefour Laval, in the city of Laval, Québec, the completely remodeled TELUS Store is designed with one clear mission; to bring the TELUS suite of products to life in-store and to better inform, empower and assist customers in choosing the technology that best meets their communications needs.
"Today's wireless smartphones and tablets are loaded with technology and features that can simplify and enrich our lives in ways we couldn't have imagined a few years ago, and we are improving our stores to reflect the new reality," said Joe Goodbaum, senior vice-president and president, TELUS Retail Limited. "Our new stores are designed to give everyone the opportunity to use the devices and try the technologies on the spot, and with one-on-one assistance from the TELUS team and interactive learning sessions available onsite, customers will be sure to choose the solutions that best suit their needs."
TELUS' Next Generation store is designed to enable customers to experience the technology:
- Specially trained in-store sales consultants provide demonstrations using live devices.
- Spacious display stations are equipped with real devices instead of the traditional mock-up display models - allowing customers to get hands-on experience with the user interface of each device to see how it really works.
- Interactive monitors throughout the store provide customers with access to information about TELUS networks and services.
- In-store learning centres offer one-on-one or group tutorials to help customers learn how to get the most from their wireless devices.
Customers who visit the new store are also invited to support the community. From now until May 6, 2012, TELUS will donate $7.50 to Opération Enfant Soleil for each set of TELUS critters sold at the TELUS Laval Next Generation store.
TELUS (TSX: T, T.A; NYSE: TU) is a leading national telecommunications company in Canada, with $10.4 billion of annual revenue and 12.7 million customer connections including 7.3 million wireless subscribers, 3.6 million wireline network access lines and 1.3 million Internet subscribers and more than 500,000 TELUS TV customers. Led since 2000 by President and CEO, Darren Entwistle, TELUS provides a wide range of communications products and services including wireless, data, Internet protocol (IP), voice, television, entertainment and video.
In support of our philosophy to give where we live, TELUS, our team members and retirees have contributed more than $260 million to charitable and not-for-profit organizations and volunteered 4.2 million hours of service to local communities since 2000. Eleven TELUS Community Boards across Canada lead TELUS‟ local philanthropic initiatives. TELUS was honored to be named the most outstanding philanthropic corporation globally for 2010 by the Association of Fundraising Professionals, becoming the first Canadian company to receive this prestigious international recognition.
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