Tuesday, May 19, 2009
I'm pretty sure all Circuit City stores are gone now, as the chain completely went under this past winter. Pictured here is the one in St. Matthews.
I never liked Circuit City. Their prices were consistently higher than Best Buy, and their staff was way too intrusive and aggressive with constant "hello, what are you looking for today?" interruptions. And when Blu-Ray first started getting hip, I kept hitting all the stores to see if they'd gotten a Blu-Ray player in yet. No one at Circuit City had even heard of it until several months after even Sam's Club was carrying it. Finally they got on the Blu-Ray tip, almost a year after the initial buzz, and by that time the economy was in full throttle tank mode and the whole ball game was over. Then they filed for bankruptcy.
Oh well, that's showbiz.