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Best Buy Closes Future Shop Stores, Will Turn Half Into Best Buys

Future Shop is the best name ever given to an electronics retailer, and also a chain in Canada that for the last 14 years has been owned by Best Buy. Best Buy also operates stores in Canada, which means that Future Shop has really been competing with itself. Until now. All of Future Shop’s current stores closed abruptly this weekend, and half will soon re-open as Best Buy stores. [More]

We believe this Best Buy in Toronto is still open, but if anyone wants to send us pics of a shuttered store, e-mail them to tips@consumerist.com

Best Buy & Future Shop Suddenly Shut Down A Bunch Of Canadian Stores Today

UPDATE: Best Buy Canada has posted a list of Best Buy and Future Shop stores that are closing in Canada. [More]

7 Lies You'll Hear From Salesmen At Electronics Stores

7 Lies You'll Hear From Salesmen At Electronics Stores

Future Shop is a Canadian consumer electronics retail chain. Charlie used to work there, and has now passed along the 7 most common lies he heard salesmen use on unsuspecting customers. Whether you have a Future Shop in your area or not, you’ll find these lies familiar.

Future Shop Sends You Two Blocks Of Wood Instead Of A Router

Future Shop Sends You Two Blocks Of Wood Instead Of A Router

Happy New Year, Canada! Here’s a special treat for our neighbors to the north: