2015 predictions: The future of Canadian retail

In 2015, the face of retail in Canada will drastically change into showroom style boutiques and branded ecosystems - creating new opportunities for brands, distributors and retailers to engage consumers in-person and virtually

Published on: December 16th, 2014 Ashley Huffman

New iPad Air goes on sale in Canada

Apple Inc.'s new tablet went on sale this morning at retailers across Canada, including the Apple Store, Best Buy, and Future Shop. Announced Oct. 22, the iPad Air updates the hardware that has

Published on: November 1st, 2013 Brian Jackson

BlackBerry Q10 pre-orders open in Canada

Editor's note - story updated 12:20 PM ET BlackBerry fans awaiting the release of the updated, iconic QWERTY-keyboard model smartphone can start holding their breath today as pre-orders are now being taken. Both

Published on: April 9th, 2013 Brian Jackson

Update on Google Nexus 7 shipments to Canada

Canadians who pre-ordered the Google Nexus 7 tablet from the Google Play store are wondering why third-party retailers are receiving stock while they wait to hear about their own shipping status. Google has branded

Published on: July 18th, 2012 Brian Jackson

Canadians await Google Nexus 7 shipments

Even though its official launch date is July 19, some Americans that pre-ordered the Google Nexus 7 tablet are already seeing tracking activity notices of their shipments. But Canadians waiting for the new

Published on: July 16th, 2012 Brian Jackson

RIM’s positive day turns downward on analyst warning

Although today started out on a high note for Research In Motion, it looks like Monday may end on a low note, at least where the Waterloo, Ont. company's share price is concerned.The

Published on: March 5th, 2012 ITBusiness Staff

Consumer or Business PC: How to choose what’s right for you

Between a quarter and a third of small and medium businesses buy their PCs from retail stores – often big-box retailers like Future Shop, Staples or Best Buy. Should they? The answer according

Published on: May 17th, 2011 Grant Buckler

Green social media contests hosted by David Suzuki and Future Shop

Future Shop and the David Suzuki Foundation are joining forces in an environmental campaign that will showcase a new social network designed to influence positive behaviour change in its members. Two contests hinging

Published on: April 16th, 2010 Brian Jackson

3D products hit Canadian market – and there’s lots to choose from

From 3D cameras that can produce hologram-like photos, to video gaming rigs, to glasses-free 3D set ups for your iPhone, there's a gamut of ways to enjoy 3D content in Canada.Explore our 2D

Published on: March 31st, 2010 Joaquim P. Menezes and Brian Jackson

Ten tips that will make returning an unwanted tech product easier

An HDTV is not a sweater--a fact that retailers will make very clear if you try to return your new flat screen. If the digital cameras (or other tech gifts) you got from

Published on: December 30th, 2008 Erin Biba