Sears, Best Buy and Future Shop are making some big changes.
700 people are being laid off by Sears Canada. The company says about half are from retail stores, 300 from distribution centres and the rest from Head Office and some support staff.
Best Buy is closing down eight Future Shop locations and seven big box Best Buy stores across the country - up to 800 people may be affected.
The affected Best Buy stores are:
Langford, B.C (Westshore Town Centre)
South Surrey, B.C.
Sherbrooke, Que. (SmartCentres Sherbrooke)
The Future Shop locations set to close are:
West Kelowna, B.C.
Montreal (Forum Entertainment Center)
Laval, Que. (First Pro Ste-Dorothee)
Barrie South, Ont.
Erin Mills, Ont.