VIZIO Launches New Website for Canadian Markets

VIZIO Launches New Website for Canadian Market

- Website to lead expanded VIZIO distribution in Canada
- VIZIO’s “Where Vision Meets Value™” theme to drive site
- Unique site content to be available in both English and French

Irvine, CA – May 4, 2010 -- VIZIO, North America’s HDTV and Consumer Electronics Company, announced today its launch of a new website specifically dedicated to the Canadian market. Themed with VIZIO’s Where Vision Meets Value™ message, the site goes live on May 4, 2010. The Canadian English language and French language websites become part of VIZIO’s initiative to increase its presence in the Canadian marketplace, by creating a local online presence with unique content that demonstrates VIZIO’s expanded commitment to the market.

“As our North American neighbor, we recognize Canada is an extremely important market for VIZIO. Our goal is to bring our high-value high-performance proposition to Canadian consumers, and to become a key provider of HDTVs and electronics throughout the country,” said Steven Joe, VIZIO VP International. “To properly focus on this market, we are making a deep commitment of resources, including a website that has a unique Canadian focus and provides information reflecting our local distribution structure and product offerings. Our message is intended to show new customers how VIZIO’s deep understanding of the consumer electronics market means products created to meet their needs, particularly through our ability to deliver the best of new technologies at a price that everyone can afford. This is an excellent opportunity to further strengthen our network of successful global partnerships.”

Reflecting Canada’s two official languages, the new website will be available in both English and French. It provides product information on a level comparable to the existing site, including detailed information on HDTVs and accessories, access to product support, and an online ability for visitors to purchase select products.

Concurrent with the launch of the new website, VIZIO is expanding its distribution in Canada, with the goal of making product available through a wider range of Canadian retailers. VIZIO products are now available in Canada at Costco,, Walmart, and

VIZIO, Inc., "Where Vision Meets Value," headquartered in Irvine, California, is America’s HDTV and Consumer Electronics Company. In 2007, VIZIO skyrocketed to the top by becoming the #1 selling brand of flat panel HDTVs in North America and became the first American brand in over a decade to lead in U.S. TV sales. Since 2007 VIZIO HDTV shipments remain in the TOP ranks in the U.S. and were again #1 in Q1, 2009 with over 20% market share. VIZIO is committed to bringing feature-rich consumer electronics to market at a value through practical innovation. VIZIO offers a broad range of award winning consumer electronics. VIZIO’s products are found at Costco Wholesale, Sam's Club, Sears, Walmart, Target, BJ's Wholesale, and other retailers nationwide along with authorized online partners. VIZIO has won numerous awards including a #1 ranking in the Inc. 500 for Top Companies in Computers and Electronics, Fast Company's 6th Most Innovative CE Company of 2009, and made the lists of Ad Age’s Hottest Brands, Good Housekeeping's Best Big-Screens, CNET's Top 10 Holiday Gifts and PC World's Best Buy among others.

For more information, please call 888-VIZIOCE or visit on the web at , , or .

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Source: VIZIO, Inc.

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