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Telus sells Blacks website

Media | 07/14/2015 9:04 pm EDT

Telus Corp. said Tuesday that it has reached an agreement to sell the website of the Blacks photography retail operation to Montreal-based photo finishing company Les Pros de la Photo. It said in an emailed statement the sale will close on Aug. 4, at which time the purchasing company will do business as Blacks.ca. "The timing of this sale ensures our customers will be able to continue using the site and app without interruption to order the same quality products they’ve come to expect from Blacks," Telus said. A "small number" of Blacks employees will be offered jobs under the new owner, Telus said. Last month, Telus announced it was closing all Blacks retail outlets. Blacks has operated for more than 80 years. It was purchased by Telus in 2009 for $28 million shortly after BCE Inc. acquired The Source....