About Best Buy
Best Buy is an American multinational consumer electronics retailer serving the United States, Mexico, and Canada. It was founded in 1966 under a different name by Richard M. Schulze and it was rebranded under the current name in 1983. The Canadian electronic store Future Shop was acquired by the chain in 2001 for C$580 million and the following year Best Buy opened their first 8 stores in Ontario.
Today, there are around 200 locations across Canada including 8 in Edmonton and 10 in Calgary. According to Forbes, Best Buy was named “Company of the Year” back in 2004 and was recognized as one of Canada’s top 100 employers in 2018. As Canada’s largest consumer electronics retailer, they aim to enhance their customers lives through technology.
The products available at Best Buy include computers, tablets, cell phones, cameras, video games, appliances, as well as home furniture and kitchenware. For more information on their products and sale items, visit their website at https://www.bestbuy.ca/en-ca.
During Black Friday and Boxing Day week, stores across the country are crowded with customers eager to find the best bang for their buck. Also, the company posts weekly ads and a flyer promoting on sale items. Customers can take advantage of their online weekly flyer for special discounts.
What’s great about Best Buy
Working hours and store location
Operating hours are usually from Monday to Friday, 10 am to 9 pm and Saturday and Sunday from 9 am to 5 pm, but trading hours may vary.