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03-18-2013, 10:57 AM
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Future Shop has expanded?

Anybody else notice that Future Shop is no longer just an electronics store? Their website now offers kids toys, home and gardening and even beauty products. Haven't been in person to a physical store in a while wonder if it is the same there also.

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Anybody else notice that Future Shop is no longer just an electronics store? Their website now offers kids toys, home and gardening and even beauty products. Haven't been in person to a physical store in a while wonder if it is the same there also.
They haven't here... was in one the other day.

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Probably just a website feature. There are a lot of stores (ex, The Bay) that only have specific offers through their website. It may even be a trial thing, if they do well selling through their site they may eventually expand their stores.

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Diversification, sort of like how they started selling fridges, dishwashers, etc. years back. The writing is on the wall for them with people doing more and more electronics shopping online and they're trying to get more products people will buy in-store. Didn't they just close a whole bunch of stores overnight (or BestBuy, same company) a month or two ago?

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Indeed I guess they are trying to move into the Amazon model as far as online goes.

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Yeah, I just got an email from FutureShop advertising Burt's Bees, Olay, and Vasanti makeup. wtf

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sears canada doesn't sell toys anymore. yet they sell the most toys online in canada.

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best buy does the same... but they are the same company

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They probably just order that stuff from amazon then send it to you. But they've been like that for a while now, I noticed strange items on BB's website months ago.

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They probably just order that stuff from amazon then send it to you. But they've been like that for a while now, I noticed strange items on BB's website months ago.
like protein powder lol

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Yeah, I just got an email from FutureShop advertising Burt's Bees, Olay, and Vasanti makeup. wtf
That's how I found out also, surprised to see it in an email.

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