For more information visit: www.redbox.ca
Unedited press release follows:
MARKHAM, ONTARIO–(July 26, 2013) – Today, Redbox, North America’s destination for new release movie and video game rentals, announced a new partnership with Sobeys Inc., deepening its national footprint in provinces across various grocery, convenience and pharmacy banners, including Sobeys, Foodland, FreshCo, Lawtons Drugs and Needs.
“We’re excited to partner with one of Canada’s premiere and beloved national retailers,” said Ron Cihocki, country manager, Redbox Canada. “This enables Redbox to continue our expansion into new markets, conveniently reaching customers at locations where they already shop.”
The partnership announcement comes on the heels of Redbox’s one year anniversary in Canada and recent millionth disc rental in March 2013. Redbox, founded in the United States in 2002, installed its first Canadian kiosks outside of Vancouver in May 2012. Today, Redbox has more than 500 kiosks across Ontario, Western Canada and the Maritimes. Visit redbox.ca to find a Redbox location near you.
About Redbox Canada
Redbox Canada GP, a wholly owned subsidiary of Outerwall Inc. (Nasdaq: OUTR), offers new-release DVD, Blu-ray Disc® and video game rentals through its network of conveniently located, self-service kiosks. Redbox Canada has rented more than 1 million discs, and its more than 500 kiosks are at locations across Ontario, Western Canada and the Maritimes including leading big-box retailers and grocery and convenience stores. For more information, visit www.redbox.ca.