Why Circuit City abandoned its 700 stores

Bright Sun Films' Abandoned series looks at Circuit City's steady rise and dizzying fall in the world of retail consumer electronics.

Essentially, it lost its death match with Best Buy, got beat to online space by Amazon, expanded into unrelated businesses like Carmax, and began looking at employees as liabilities instead of assets.

It's a b-school case study for a reason, so check out Jake's excellent overview!

Abandoned – Circuit City (YouTube / Bright Sun Films)

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