BURNABY, B.C. — Best Buy Canada and its subsidiary Future Shop are taking the issue of online competition head on with revised price match and return policies in response to the changing nature of retail in Canada and commitment to customer service. The companies have launched Price Beat Promise, a guarantee to customers that Best Buy Canada and Future Shop are the destinations with the lowest prices across the country. If a competitor online or in-store has an item selling for less, the companies will beat it by 10% of the difference, for up to 30 days. "We're going

Samsung recently announced that it will open retail stores in Canada. Although Samsung has not announced an aggressive retail strategy yet, this is a sign that they are testing the markets to see if it is a viable option. Samsung expects the location in Burnaby, British Columbia, to offer hands-on training with products and demonstrations of product features.

Sugoi Hires Weiner as President of Dorel AFG BURNABY, British Columbia (BRAIN)—Sugoi Performance Apparel, part of the Apparel Footwear Group (AFG) division of Dorel Industries, has appointed Kyle Weiner as president of Dorel's Apparel Footwear Group. Robert P. Baird, president of Dorel's Recreational/Leisure segment said, “Weiner comes to Sugoi with over 20 years of extensive experience in all aspects of business management. He began his career by spending 11 years in leadership roles around the world at Nike, marking the start of a solid history of direct experience with consumer products, primarily in the footwear and apparel industry.” Weiner

Disney Store added magic to Canada last month by opening two innovative shopping experiences in Mississauga, Ontario and Burnaby, British Columbia. The Canadian locations feature interactive areas incorporating state-of-the-art technology.

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