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Christmas shopping starts in August for retailers

Labour Day is two weeks away, but dealers at RadioShack Canada's Annual Consumer Technology Showcase Monday were already focused on Christmas."You've got to make your buying decisions for the fourth quarter (now)," said

Published on: August 21st, 2001 Paul Fruitman

Best Buy purchases Future Shop in $580 million spree

Canada's largest consumer electronics retailer announced Tuesday an agreement to be acquired by Best Buy Co. Inc. for $580 million. The Eden Prairie, Minn.-headquartered company has offered $17 for each Future Shop Ltd.

Published on: August 14th, 2001 Geoffrey Downey

Wireless expands point-of-sale potential

TORONTO -- Canadians love to pay and play with plastic, signing up for loyalty programs and flashing debit cards with greater ease than ever before.According to Interac’s 2000 annual review, 62 per cent

Published on: August 10th, 2001 Jennifer Brown

Future Shop turns to business intelligence to speed reports

Future Shop Ltd. says a business intelligence solution from Cognos Inc. allows for analysis of business information in one day rather than two, a difference of time the Burnaby, B.C.-based electronics chain calls

Published on: July 19th, 2001 Paul Fruitman

Jobs tells Apple customers to “Shop Different”

NEW YORK -- Apple CEO Steve Jobs meandered casually onto the stage at the Jacob Jarvits Convention Center to kick off MacWorld 2001 Wednesday, and the jam-packed hall roared its devotion at the

Published on: July 18th, 2001 Liam Lahey

Virus attacks hit half of all Canadian Internet users: Study

Media coverage of computer-viruses like the Melissa Virus and the Love Bug worm has tended to highlight losses incurred by large corporations. But a study released Thursday by polling firm Ipsos-Reid claims individuals

Published on: May 31st, 2001 Paul Fruitman