TELUS opens new concept store to serve Toronto businesses

Interactive technologies help enhance learning and customer experience

TORONTO, June 28, 2012 /CNW/ - TELUS today announced the official opening of its newest Business Store in Toronto. The new store concept is designed to meet the specific needs of small to medium sized businesses and enables an enhanced customer experience through highly interactive and innovative technologies as well as increased opportunities for one-on-one learning and engagement with specialized TELUS experts.

"Today's smartphones and tablets are loaded with technology and features that can help manage and grow businesses in ways we couldn't have imagined a few years ago, and we are evolving our retail environments to reflect this new reality and serve our business customers more effectively," said Walter Andri, TELUS vice-president of Small and Medium Business Solutions. "Our new stores are designed to give small to medium sized business customers the opportunity to try the technologies on the spot, with one-on-one assistance from TELUS experts who understand the distinct needs of businesses today."

TELUS' Business Stores feature:

  • Specially trained in-store sales consultants who understand the specific needs of small to medium sized businesses and consumers
  • In-store learning centres which offer one-on-one and group tutorials to help business customers learn how to get the most out of their communications technology
  • Spacious display stations that are equipped with live devices to allow customers to get hands-on experience with the user interface to see what works best for them
  • Interactive monitors throughout the store to provide customers with information about TELUS' networks and services

The new TELUS Business Store is located at 500 Yonge Street in Toronto between Wellesley Street East and College Street. For more information about TELUS Business Solutions products and services, please visit

TELUS (TSX: T, T.A; NYSE: TU) is a leading national telecommunications company in Canada, with $10.5 billion of annual revenue and 12.7 million customer connections including 7.4 million wireless subscribers, 3.5 million wireline network access lines and 1.3 million Internet subscribers and more than 550,000 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 honoured 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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