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              Give Mom What She Really Wants For Mother’s Day!
 A Best Buy Gift Card means incredible choice and the convenience of online shopping

Burnaby, B.C. - Flowers are appreciated, but so overdone. Moms do so much for their families all year
long and deserve the best gifts for Mother’s Day. Technology and entertainment products will make her
life easier and more entertaining – a fantastic gift Mom is sure to appreciate. But if it’s too hard to choose
between the thousands of technology and entertainment products available, a Best Buy gift card is your
answer. With a gift card, the shopping enthusiast in her will get the pleasure of spending the gift card
conveniently online at BestBuy.ca or in a local store!

“Gift cards aren’t seen as the last minute ‘didn’t know what to get you’ gift anymore, they’re a way of
showing Mom that you care enough to let her pick what she really wants for Mother’s Day herself!”, said
Susan Matthews, Best Buy’s Director of Marketing. “Plus, Best Buy’s website now offers gift card
redemption online so a busy ‘super Mom’ can pick out the item she’s been eyeing for months but hasn’t
had the time to pick up, and have it delivered right to her.”

Moms are in the know and want the latest and greatest in consumer electronics, computer and
entertainment, just like the rest of the family. Here are some great suggestions for how Mom can spend
her gift card:

Hot Gifts for Mom under $30:                                      Hot Gifts for Mom under $100:
   • Dreamgirls 2-Disc Showstopper Edition DVD                       • 1 GB iPod Shuffle
   • Barbara Streisand double CD set (available May 8)               • Motorola Wireless Bluetooth Headset

Hot Gifts for Mom over $100:
   • Telus Mobility LG 8600 Phone with MP3 Player and Bluetooth
                                                                    ®

   • Casio Exilim 7.2 mega pixel digital camera (comes in pink or black!)
   • Compaq Intel® Centrino® 15.4” Widescreen Laptop

About Best Buy Stores – Canada
       Best Buy stores in Canada are a division of Burnaby, BC-based Best Buy Canada Ltd., a wholly
       owned subsidiary of Best Buy Co., Inc. (NYSE:BBY). Best Buy is Canada’s fastest-growing
       retailer and e-tailer (www.bestbuy.ca) of consumer electronics, computers and entertainment
       products and also operates the Geek Squad (www.geeksquad.ca), a 24 hour a day computer
       support task force. There are currently 47 stores in British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan,
       Manitoba, Ontario and Quebec.

        Best Buy offers consumers a unique shopping experience with the latest technology and
        entertainment products, at the right price, with a no-pressure (non-commissioned) sales
        environment. The Company is committed to the community and supports non-profit organizations
        that help youth develop their skill set, discover their talents, and sustain a lasting interest in
        education and technology.

        For more information about Best Buy, including store locations, visit www.bestbuy.ca

For More Information Contact:
       Heather Seabrook
       Best Buy
       604-412-1011 or hseabrook@bestbuycanada.ca

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