February 1, 2013 1:09pm
While Best Buy and Future Shop are shutting down stores, Bell’s retail arm, The Source, is gunning ahead an building another 20 locations this year, bringing their total to over 700. This news comes from The Source’s “positive momentum in 2012” and will see new “small box” stores pop-up in Western Canada, Ontario, Quebec and Newfoundland. The Source’s mobile focus over the past couple years has offered up Bell and Virgin Mobile devices and plans.
Charles Brown, president and CEO of The Source, stated “In spite of the cautious economic forecast, we continue to see strong consumer demand in categories like mobility, headphones and home entertainment.”