Sony is closing all 14 of its stores in Canada over the next six to eight weeks, the company announced in a statement today. Approximately 90 jobs will be affected, a spokesman for Sony Canada told CBC News. Sony Canada is not saying why the stores are being closed. According to information on the Sony Canada website, there are 14 official Sony retail locations in Canada:
- Three in Alberta.
- Three in the Greater Vancouver area.
- Five in the Greater Toronto Area.
- One in Ottawa.
- One in Montreal.
- One in Quebec City.
In a statement, Sony said it was encouraging its Canadian customers to buy Sony products at third-party retailers across the country, through its online store or by telephone. The statement said Sony would support authorized Sony retailers, enabling them to continue selling its products and providing support for customers. More