VAUGHAN, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - May 10, 2016) -

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Over the last 21 years, Vaughan-based and Canadian-owned Factorydirect has found its niche as an "Extreme Off-Price Retailer." To celebrate its official launch of its new Vaughan retail store, Factorydirect is donating thousands of dollars worth of household essentials including products from its exclusive brand, Gravitti, to the Vaughan Food Bank. It will also be offering its customers incredible deals on a wide assortment of products to celebrate the launch of its new 9,500 square foot location at 5694 Highway 7.

"As Canada's leading extreme off-price retailer of electronics and household products for over 20 years, our focus has always been to offer our customers the best deals possible. Factorydirect's team of over 350 retail professionals takes great pride in our ability to consistently offer great deals on quality brand name products from manufacturers in Canada, the US and Asia, saving our customers a lot of time and money," said Jodie O'Toole, Vice President of Factorydirect.

To celebrate the grand opening of Factorydirect Vaughan, Factorydirect's Vice President Jodie O'Toole and the Executive Director of the Vaughan Food Bank, Peter Wixson, were on hand to showcase Factorydirect's wide assortment of household essentials being donated to the Vaughan Food Bank.

"We are pleased to welcome Factorydirect to our network of supporters who enable us to meet the needs of those living in poverty here in Vaughan. We congratulate Factorydirect on the opening of their newest location in Vaughan," said Mr. Wixson, Executive Director of the Vaughan Food Bank.

Factorydirect specializes in sourcing and selling quality brand name products that can be significantly cheaper than other retailers. Factorydirect offers its customers extreme deals on thousands of different brand name products from a wide variety of categories, including toys, computers, tablets, notebooks, electronic devices, cell phones, pet supplies, health and beauty, seasonal, kitchen and bath and many other household items.

"As a city that encourages innovation, opportunity and investment, it is a pleasure to welcome Factorydirect's newest retail location which joins their already established corporate headquarters in Vaughan. I would also like to express my gratitude for their generous support of the Vaughan Food Bank. At the City of Vaughan, we are proud of the hard working and dedicated companies who contribute to our strong and dynamic business community," said Mayor Maurizio Bevilacqua.

Factorydirect is one of Ontario's largest and oldest Off-Price Retailers currently operating 21 stores in Ontario and one in Winnipeg, Manitoba. Since 1995, Factorydirect has been at the forefront of Extreme Off-Price Retailing in Canada, providing Canadians with an incredible retail experience and a way to stretch their budgets.

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Jodie O'Toole
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905 660-5030 ext 108