Open Media Policy at Best Buy Canada Stores on Boxing Day

Boxing Day sale begins online on December 24 at 8 p.m. ET 
Announcement Highlights: 

    --  Open media policy at all Best Buy stores on December 26
    --  Best Buy's Boxing Day sale starts on
        at 8 p.m. EST on December 24
    --  Free, fast shipping on all orders over $20*
        (excluding special delivery items)
    --  This is the first year customers can do their Boxing Day
        shopping on-the-go through the Best
        Buy iPhone
        and Android
    --  All in-store Boxing Day doorcrashers will be available online,
        along with many other deals and early shoppers deals available
        exclusively online on December 24-25.
    --  Boxing Day tips and information can be found

BURNABY, BC, Dec. 21, 2012 /CNW/ - An open media policy will be in effect at 
Best Buy Canada stores on Boxing Day, December 26. During this time, prior 
approval from head office is not required for media visiting Best Buy stores.

Canadian media are invited to visit any of the Best Buy stores in British 
Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan, Ontario, Manitoba and Quebec to experience 
the excitement of the biggest sale of the year. Simply ask for the General 
Manager at the Customer Service desk upon arrival.

Most Best Buy stores in British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba and 
Ontario will open at 6 a.m. local time for Boxing Day sales.

    --  Gatineau store will open at 8 a.m. local time
    --  Quebec stores will open at 1 p.m. local time
    --  Stores in Nova Scotia, NewFoundland and Sudbury will be closed
        on Dec 26(th) but will host their 'Boxing Day' sales on the 27
        (th) starting at 6 a.m. local time

Boxing Day highlights:
    --  Based on last year's pre-opening line-up tally of more than
        37,000 people, Best Buy estimates the average line-up at each
        of its 79 stores will be at least 500 people per store.
    --  Best Buy will track more than 4 million visits on
        between December 24(th) and December 27(th )
    --  This is the first year customers can do their Boxing Day
        shopping through our Best Buy Android and iPhone apps!

Some of the top-selling products expected at Best Buy stores and online at include:
    --  Flat panel TVs
    --  Digital cameras and DSLRs
    --  Laptops and tablets
    --  Home theatre systems
    --  Mobile phones

The unbeatable deals will continue in stores and online throughout the week 
with the Boxing Week sale beginning today. As well, Geek Squad will be 
offering online support through

Exact Best Buy addresses and maps are available here

Danielle Jang Communications Manager Best Buy Canada 604-562-5631


SOURCE: Best Buy Canada

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