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easyhome Ltd. Announces the Grand Opening of Its First Franchise Store in San Antonio, TX on Saturday, June 4, 2011 at 10 AM
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Friday, June 03, 2011
easyhome Ltd. Announces the Grand Opening of Its First Franchise Store in San Antonio, TX on Saturday, June 4, 2011 at 10 AM10:02 EDT Friday, June 03, 2011 MISSISSAUGA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - June 3, 2011) -easyhome Ltd. (TSX:EH), Canada's largest merchandise leasing company and a growing provider of financial services, is pleased to announce the opening of its first easyhome franchise store in San Antonio, TX on Saturday, June 4, 2011 at 10 am. Conveniently located at 2000 SE Loop 410 (at the Walmart Plaza), the 5,000 square foot store features the latest in electronics, computers, furnishings and appliances through a lease-to- own program."We are excited to open our first franchise store in San Antonio and expand our presence in Texas," said David Ingram, easyhome's President and Chief Executive Officer. "Our franchise business is a key component in easyhome's growth strategy and we are pleased to have dedicated franchise owners and operators such as Trent McKenzie who are committed to providing exceptional service and products to residents in their community."To celebrate, easyhome's President and Chief Executive Officer David Ingram will officially open the store to the community with a ribbon cutting ceremony at 10 am. easyhome is pleased to also host grand opening festivities all day long on Saturday, June 4th. San Antonio area residents can enjoy live music from a local DJ, light refreshments and the chance to shoot hoops in a three-point basketball competition. In addition, there will be a draw for a chance to win numerous prizes including a 32" TV, recliner and dinette set.The store hours are Monday to Thursday 10 am – 7 pm, Friday 10 am – 8 pm and Saturday 9 am – 5 pm.About easyhome Ltd.As of June 4, 2011, easyhome Ltd. has 256 stores, including 40 franchised/licensed locations. The Company also operates 68 easyfinancial kiosks within existing easyhome stores and one national loan office. easyhome Ltd. is Canada's largest merchandise leasing company and the third largest in North America, offering top quality, brand-name household furnishings, appliances and home electronic products to consumers under weekly or monthly leasing agreements through both corporate and franchise stores. In addition, the Company offers a variety of financial services, including loans, prepaid cards and cheque cashing through its easyfinancial services business. easyhome Ltd. is listed on the TSX under the symbol 'EH'. For more information, visit www.easyhome.ca / www.easyhome.us.FOR FURTHER INFORMATION PLEASE CONTACT: David Ingrameasyhome Ltd.President and Chief Executive Officer(905) 272-2788ORGeorgia Sourtziseasyhome Ltd.Communications Manager(905) 272-2788 x323www.easyhome.ca / www.easyhome.us