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Samsung Canada Brings Industry Leading Retail Experiences to Richmond Centre with the Launch of a New Brand Store

Second standalone retail location opens on February 1st allowing Canadians to play more, do more and share more

MISSISSAUGA, ON, Feb. 1, 2014 /CNW/ - Samsung Canada, a leading supplier of high-technology in the Canadian marketplace, today announced the launch of its second Canadian Samsung Experience Store at Richmond Centre in British Columbia opening on Saturday, February 1st. As part of Samsung's expanding retail presence in Canada, the new 1,900 square foot standalone retail location is designed to help Canadians play more, do more and share more with exciting new ways to interact with Samsung's latest line up of mobile, personal computing and consumer electronic products.

"We are thrilled to be opening the doors to our Richmond Centre brand experience store as the next big step in our national retail strategy and just in time for Chinese New Year. Our approach to retail is to bring the innovation, design and performance of our broad portfolio of products to life while providing customers with a more connected shopping experience," said James Politeski, President of Samsung Canada. "The success of our first standalone retail store in Burnaby, B.C. and strong support from local consumers has led us to expand our retail footprint in market, and nationally, and to continue delivering Canadians with products and solutions that make everyday life easier through integration."

The store will showcase Samsung's dedication to industry-leading customer service and in-store education by offering unprecedented one-to-one, walk-in customer service support where repair and maintenance will be provided on the spot. In addition to a dedicated on-site mobile repair service centre, a product training centre will also be available led by fully-trained Samsung experts utilizing the retail floor to showcase Samsung's convergent technology to give consumers a feature-rich, immersive experience.

Consumers who visit the Richmond location can expect to see firsthand how Samsung's innovative products including smartphones, tablets, laptops, connected cameras and accessories can help them 'Play More Do More and Share More."

Samsung's national retail expansion also includes a new Samsung Experience Store at West Edmonton Mall opening on February 13.  In addition, Samsung has opened a series of Samsung Experience Shops located inside Best Buy and Future Shop locations across Canada with 90 stores planned to open by the end of 2014.

For a comprehensive list of Samsung's retail locations, visit www.samsung.com

About Samsung Electronics Canada 

Samsung Electronics Canada offers a broad range of award-winning consumer electronics including televisions, smartphones, personal computers, printers, cameras, home appliances, medical devices, semiconductors and LED solutions. The Canadian arm, selected in 2013 as one of Strategy Magazine's Brands of the Year, upholds Samsung's global mission to open new possibilities for young minded consumers everywhere, providing users premium experiences that are unparalleled due to Samsung's innovative technology and stylish design. As a result, Samsung has become a true leader in the consumer electronics industry both in terms of business leadership and brand strength. In 2013, Samsung was ranked #8 in the Interbrand 100 Best Global Brands and was named as one of Marketing Magazine's 2012 Top 10 Marketers of the Year in Canada.

To discover more, please visit www.samsung.com

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SOURCE Samsung Electronics Canada

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