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MEDIA ADVISORY - Leon's Furniture Ltd. to Hold Press Conference at 10:00am ET to Discuss Acquisition of The Brick

Monday, November 12, 2012

MEDIA ADVISORY - Leon's Furniture Ltd. to Hold Press Conference at 10:00am ET to Discuss Acquisition of The Brick07:30 EST Monday, November 12, 2012TORONTO, Nov. 12, 2012 /CNW/ -WHAT: A joint press conference to discuss today's announcement that Leon's Furniture Limited (TSX: LNF) has agreed to acquire The Brick (TSX: BRK).     WHO:Terry Leon, President and Chief Executive Officer, Leon's Furniture Limited; Mark J. Leon, Chairman of Leon's Furniture Limited; Vi Konkle, President and Chief Executive Officer, The Brick; Bill Gregson, Executive Chairman, The Brick  WHEN:Monday, November 12, 201210:00 a.m. - 10:45 a.m. ET  WHERE:Leon's Furniture Toronto Downtown (at the Roundhouse)255 Bremner Boulevard(Parking available on Bremner Boulevard or underground in the Toronto Convention Centre parking)About Leon'sLeon's was founded in 1909 and is one of Canada's leading home furnishings retailers offering great value on furniture, major appliances and home electronics. Leon's has 76 stores in Newfoundland and Labrador, Quebec, Ontario, Manitoba, Saskatchewan, Alberta, Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, and Prince Edward Island.About The BrickThe Brick, which opened its first store in Edmonton, AB in 1971, has grown over the last 40 years to become one of Canada's leading retailers of household furniture, mattress, appliance and home electronics.  The Brick has 229 stores operating under The Brick, United Furniture Warehouse, The Brick Mattress Store and Urban Brick banners.SOURCE: Leon's Furniture LimitedFor further information: David Ryan Longview Communications (416) 649-8007 dryan@longviewcomms.ca Nick Anstett Longview Communications (416) 649-8008 nanstett@longviewcomms.ca