Homerun | Jan 31, 2013 | 4:34

Best Buy

Best Buy has closed 15 stores across Canada---including some Future Shops. Four closures in Quebec---they include the Future Shop at the Forum de Montreal, as well as one in Laval. The company says it is restructuring to deal with the realities of the market. Esmael Amin worked at the Forum de Montreal Future Shop---he was laid off this morning. He talks to Homerun's Sue Smith.

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