In some 20 years, Future Shop has grown from a “one store operation” located in Vancouver, British Columbia, to Canada’s leading multi-billion dollar retailer and e-tailer of consumer electronics with over 110 stores from coast to coast.
Established in 1982, Future Shop’s first store was located in Vancouver, British Columbia and showcased 4,000 square feet of the latest consumer electronics products.
During the late 1980s, Future Shop followed an aggressive growth strategy, quickly expanding operations into the provinces of Alberta, Manitoba and Ontario. By 1990, Future Shop had become Canada’s largest electronics retailer.
Throughout the 90's Future Shop continued to expand into the remaining provinces in Canada and by fiscal 2001 annual sales had surpassed $2 billion. Today, Future Shop and it's more than 10,000 employees are dedicated to providing consumers with expert service and offer the latest digital products including a wide selection of brand-named televisions, computers, audio, entertainment software and hardware plus appliances - all backed by a low price guarantee.
The Company is committed to kids and communities, supporting non-profit organizations that help youth develop their skill set, discover their talents and sustain a lasting interest in education.