On Friday, October 15, Future Shop, Canada's largest retailer and e-tailer of consumer electronics, celebrates the opening of its new store in Surrey. Grand opening celebrations throughout the weekend include a donation to the United Way of the Lower Mainland, door-crasher deals and giveaways. Future Shop's Product Experts will be available to demonstrate the latest technology and assist customers in choosing products to fit and enhance their lifestyles.


Customers are invited to test out interactive areas laid out in the new store, including appliances, Cellshop, ConnectPro installation services counter, home theatre lifestyle vignette, gaming stations, and much more.


Grand opening ribbon-cutting & donation to United Way of the Lower Mainland

Media are invited to attend the ribbon-cutting ceremony celebrating the new Surrey store as well as meet the new staff.  A donation of $2,500 will be presented to the United Way of the Lower Mainland.


Who:     Jagvir Chahal, General Manager, Future Shop

                Rohit Malik, District Manager, Future Shop

Kandice Morrison, United Way of the Lower Mainland

Marvin Hunt, Councillor, City of Surrey

Future Shop associates at the new store

Excited customers lining up for the grand opening kickoff

When: Friday, October 15, 2010 at 9:15 a.m.


Where: Future Shop

Scott Road Crossing, 12048 80th Ave.

Surrey, BC V3W 3M1


Grand opening weekend celebrations at Future Shop’s new store (October 15-17)

·         Line up and win: Future Shop gift card giveaways: The first 100 customers in line each weekend morning will receive a Future Shop Gift Card valued at $5, $25 or $50. Each morning, one lucky customer will win a $500 shopping spree!

·         Move it: Customers are invited to get into the action with the PlayStation Move tournament play to win one of five deluxe PlayStation 3 Move bundles. Also, the Playstation 3 gaming rig will be on-site offering customers the chance to play the latest in gaming.

·         See in 3D: Enter to win a $3,000 3DTV package each day that includes a 55” Samsung 3D TV, two pairs of glasses, movie and blu-ray player.

·         Meet Trevor Linden: Vancouver’s favourite hockey captain will be meeting customers on Saturday, October 16 from 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.


Opening weekend store hours

·         Friday, October 15: 9:30 a.m. – 9:00 p.m.

·         Saturday, October 16: 9:30 a.m. – 9:00 p.m.

·         Sunday, October 17: 11:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.




About Future Shop

With 146 stores across the country and the nation's premier web store (www.futureshop.ca), Burnaby, BC-based Future Shop is Canada's largest retailer and e-tailer of consumer electronics. The company employs more than 10,000 technology enthusiasts, has enabled its website, Futureshop.ca, to deliver unparalleled content about the products it sells. Futureshop.ca also hosts an online Community Forum and Tech Blog for technology beginners and tech-savvy experts to exchange ideas, reviews, tips and other consumer electronics information (www.futureshopforums.ca).  As a proud corporate citizen, Future Shop has developed solutions to recycle used electronics and is committed to employee volunteerism and supporting non-profits organizations dedicated to transforming local youth into Future Leaders (see www.futureshop.ca/futuregeneration).