Future Shop Ltd.

Future Shop Ltd.
Click Magazine

Click Magazine

March 14, 2012 08:59 ET

Future Shop Inks Exclusive Distribution Deal With Click Magazine

Canada's leading movies, gaming and technology magazine available March 15 at 120 stores

BURNABY, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - March 14, 2012) -

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Announcement highlights:

  1. Starting March 15, Click Magazine is available monthly exclusively at 120 Future Shop stores across Canada.
  2. Customers will be able to read about the latest technology, entertainment and gaming, and experience it at the same time exclusively at Future Shop.

Future Shop, Canada's largest retailer and etailer of consumer electronics, and Click Magazine, the country's leading movies, gaming and technology magazine, have teamed to offer customers the magazine monthly. Starting March 15, Future Shop becomes the sole destination to pick up the English versions of Click Magazine, free, at 120 Future Shop stores across Canada.

"We're excited to launch Click Magazine at Future Shop," said Bob Frizzell, Director of Operations, Future Shop. "It's a natural fit for our business and our tech-savvy customers. They can enjoy reading about the latest in technology, entertainment and gaming, and experience it all at the same time."

"Since launching in Canada last year, Click Magazine has grown rapidly, but we truly feel we're taking things to the next level by distributing exclusively through Future Shop," said Frank O'Grady, CEO of Click Media. "Future Shop is such a natural fit for us as a publisher given our focus on the converging movies, gaming and technology sectors. We are also pleased to reveal we are now a monthly magazine instead of a bi-monthly publication - our goal since launch and we have introduced many new digital elements launching in issue one. These include our Calendar App so the consumer always has the most up to date product release dates, integrated video pieces for some editorial features and online contests for great monthly giveaways."

Inside the first issue of Click Magazine at Future Shop, readers will uncover the latest news about massively celebrated gaming titles, such as Mass Effect 3, Ghost Recon: Future Soldier and Diablo III. Interviews with big names in the entertainment business are also featured, such as actor Daniel Craig and executives from Electronic Arts Canada and PlayStation Canada. Additionally, product reviews are prominent with several of the hottest gadgets and movie releases hitting the market profiled, such as the HP Envy 14 Spectre laptop, Turtle Beach X12 Gaming Headset, 21 Jump Street, and much more.

Upcoming issues of the monthly includes features on the annual Canadian Videogame Awards, interviews with the biggest celebrities in movies, music and gaming, and reviews of present and future gadgetry.

For more information, visit a local Future Shop, or visit Click's website.

About Future Shop

With 149 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 called Tech Yeah for technology beginners and tech-savvy experts to exchange ideas, reviews, tips and other consumer electronics information (www.futureshop.ca/techyeah). As a proud corporate citizen, Future Shop has developed solutions to recycle used electronics and is committed to employee volunteerism and supporting non-profit organizations dedicated to transforming local youth into Future Leaders (see www.futureshop.ca/futuregeneration).

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