Future Shop Ltd.

Future Shop Ltd.

February 02, 2011 10:03 ET

Future Shop Named One of British Columbia's Top Employers

Headquarters Recognized for Newly Renovated Space Featuring Best-In-Class Gym, Cafeteria, Employee Benefits and More

BURNABY, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - Feb. 2, 2011) -

Editors Note: There is a video associated with this Press Release.

Announcement Highlights:

  • Future Shop, Canada's largest retailer and etailer of consumer electronics, today was named one of British Columbia's Top Employers by Canada's Top 100 Employers competition.

  • BC's Top Employers was established in 2004 and is an annual competition organized by the editors of Canada's Top 100 Employers.

  • The BC Top Employers competition ranks companies based on eight criteria. Future Shop has created a video to demonstrate why it is an exceptional place to work.

Future Shop, Canada's largest retailer and etailer of consumer electronics, today was named one of British Columbia's Top Employers by Canada's Top 100 Employers competition. Headquartered in beautiful Burnaby, BC, this is Future Shop's first time winning this prestigious award.

"Future Shop is extremely proud to be recognized as one of BC's Top Employers," said Chris Taylor, Vice-President of Human Resources, Future Shop. "We renovated our space in 2010 to give our employees a state-of-the-art environment to work and enjoy. We're constantly listening to our staff at all levels to see how we can improve and keep them engaged so we can deliver exceptional work spaces and outstanding benefits."

BC's Top Employers was established in 2004 and is an annual competition organized by the editors of Canada's Top 100 Employers. This designation recognizes the BC employers who lead their industries in offering remarkable places to work. The BC Top Employers competition is ranks companies based on eight criteria:

  • Physical workplace

  • Work atmosphere and social

  • Health, financial and family benefits

  • Vacation and time off

  • Employee communications

  • Performance management

  • Training and skills development

  • Community involvement

To discover why Future Shop is an exceptional place to work, click on the following video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=46RS_ybzGpU.

For more information, visit www.futureshop.ca.

About Future Shop

With 146 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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