SOURCE: Indigo Books & Music

December 20, 2007 16:36 ET

Indigo Reveals Most Popular Christmas Shopping Items

Last-Minute Christmas Gifts Include Books, Music, Movies and Toys

TORONTO--(Marketwire - December 20, 2007) - With only one weekend of Christmas shopping left, last-minute shoppers will find the best Christmas gifts line-up of the most popular books, music, movies and toys at Indigo and Chapters stores across the country. Today, Indigo Books & Music Inc. (TSX: IDG) announces the following best-selling items of the holiday season:


Fiction

-- Pillars of the Earth, Ken Follett

-- Playing for Pizza, John Grisham

-- Eat, Pray, Love, Elizabeth Gilbert

-- Late Nights on Air, Elizabeth Hay


Non-Fiction

-- You: Staying Young, Dr. Michael F. Roizen and Dr. Mehmet C. Oz

-- Guinness World Records 2008, Craig Glenday

-- My Life as Prime Minister, Jean Chretien


Cookbooks

-- Cook with Jamie, Jamie Oliver

-- Deceptively Delicious, Jessica Seinfeld


Music

-- One Chance, Paul Potts

-- Noel, Josh Groban

-- Duets: Friends & Legends, Anne Murray


DVD

-- Planet Earth Complete Collection

-- The Secret

-- Ratatouille


Toys

-- Webkinz plush pets and all their accessories

-- Melissa & Doug puzzles and creative play sets

-- Thomas and Friends including the Complete Roundhouse set at $100 savings

Last-minute shoppers can find more inspiration for Christmas gifts online at the unique Indigo Online Community where tens of thousands of booklovers connect to share their passion for books, authors and reading. This innovative and free offering from Canada's online bookstore is fast becoming the ultimate destination for shoppers to find insightful recommendations for everything from the top ten toys to the best new reads and inspiring books for everyone on their Christmas shopping list.


About Indigo Books & Music Inc.

Indigo Books & Music Inc. (TSX: IDG) is a publicly traded Canadian company and the largest book retailer in Canada, operating bookstores in all provinces under the names Indigo Books Music & More, Chapters, The World's Biggest Bookstore and Coles. Indigo operates www.chapters.indigo.ca, an online retailer of books, music, DVDs and toys.

In 2004, Indigo founded the Indigo Love of Reading Foundation, a registered charity that provides new books and learning materials to high-needs Canadian elementary schools, to address the literacy crisis in Canada. Visit loveofreading.org for more information.

In 2006 and 2007, the Company qualified as one of Canada's Top 100 Employers in a survey run by Mediacorp Canada. To learn more about Indigo, please visit the About Our Company section of www.chapters.indigo.ca.

Contact Information

  • Janet Eger
    Director, Public Relations
    Indigo Books & Music Inc.
    416-342-8561

    Lisa Huie
    Manager, Public Relations
    Indigo Books & Music Inc.
    416-646-8926