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These 21 Failed Chain Stores Aren't Fooling Anyone

The Huffington Post | Sara Boboltz | Posted 03.25.2014 | Business

They used to house fast food and discount goods, but now...

Lessons From Circuit City

Ricardo B. Salinas | Posted 09.17.2012 | Business
Ricardo B. Salinas

In business, you need to make important decisions quickly and with the best information available. Many decisions involve taking risks with variables that are impossible to control.

The Faithful Shopper: Retail Lost and Found

Faith Hope Consolo | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Faith Hope Consolo

The end of this year also marks the end of the decade, and so it seems appropriate to look back at how New York City retail has changed over these very dramatic 10 years.

Capo's Drive-By Sighting Outs Cohort as FBI Informant

Jerry Capeci | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Jerry Capeci

Memo to FBI agents: It's not a good idea to meet your informants out on the street, right near the Bureau's office.

Creating a workforce

Jim Gibbons | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Jim Gibbons

If you regularly read this blog, you may have already read about the Reconnect program. Reconnect began in 2004 when Goodwill first partnered with Del...

PHOTOS: The Brand Graveyard - 17 Household Names That Fell Victim To The Recession

Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Here lies a leading big box electronics retailer, an iconic photography mainstay and a host of once ubiquitous consumer brands. In the interest o...

How to Face Your Company's Mortality

Ron Ashkenas | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Ron Ashkenas

Cross-posted from Harvard Business Online One corporate drama playing out in the news is the fate of Saab -- a now-orphan division of General Motors ...

Will Your Future Be Changed By The Bad Economy...or Something Even Bigger?

Lee Stranahan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Lee Stranahan

Understanding the difference between the bad economy and the changing economy could be the key difference between just squeaking by in tough tough times and prospering.

Circuit City Closes Sunday

Bloomberg | Carlyn Kolker and Erik Larson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

March 6 (Bloomberg) -- Circuit City Stores Inc. will finish its going-out-of-business sales by March 8, earlier than the bankrupt company, once the se...

How To Buy All Your Holiday Gifts At Going-Out-Of-Business Sales

Slate Magazine | Noreen Malone | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Many people greeted the recent news that several major retailers are going out of business by pondering what this means for the broader U.S. economy. ...

Black Friday Circuit City Hoax Ruffles Deal-Seeking Feathers

Black Friday Ad Hoaxes | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Black Friday ads have bargain hunters in a tizzy this week, but it was a Circuit City, Future and Best Buy hoax that ruffled the most feathers. A v...

To Gift Card or Not

Roseanne Colletti | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Roseanne Colletti

To Gift Card or Not A gift card is a beautiful thing. One size fits all, unlike a swimsuit that is guaranteed not to fit anywhere you want it to...

Paul Simon's Lyrics & The Case Of The Vanishing Compact Disc

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

The problem of compact discs disappearing from the marketplace is worse than it was only a year ago. Store buyers just ain't a-buyin' from the labels, and it's looking grim all over.

iPhone Number One in 3Q: MediaBytes with Shelly Palmer November 11, 2008

Shelly Palmer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Shelly Palmer

According to a study by the NPD group, Apple's iPhone has overthrown Motorola's RAZR as the most popular selling phone during the third quarter. The i...

Circuit City Store Closings List

Associated Content | Sylvia Cochran | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Circuit City Store Closings List The store closing list released by Circuit City and dated 11-03 is substantial. It cuts down the number of operating...

Circuit City Closing 20% Of U.S. Stores To Save Cash

Silicon Alley Insider | Dan Frommer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Here come the closeout sales: Circuit City (CC) says it's shuttering 155 of its 721 U.S. stores, or about 20%, to save cash. The declining electronics...

Obama Would Create Cabinet Level Technology Officer

Shelly Palmer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Shelly Palmer

If elected President, Barack Obama would create the first-ever Cabinet level Chief Technology Officer. Obama thinks that the US is not doing nearly en...

Steve Zaillian's The Grand Bazaar

One For The Table | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
One For The Table

Strangest of all, there are, separated only by the prairies of asphalt, four mattress stores: Mattress Depot, Select Comfort, America's Mattress, and Sleep Country USA.

Blockbuster's Questionable Bid for Circuit City

Scott Anthony | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Scott Anthony

Combining Blockbuster and Circuit City seems like a pretty bad idea. Each company has distinct strategic issues to address. A merger could very well distract them from the task at hand at the exact worst time.

Bought HD DVD? You May Get A Refund

ABC News | Ashley Phillips | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

If you bought an HD DVD player before the technology became outdated last month, you won't be stuck with a technological dinosaur -- at least if you b...

Coach, Best Buy Lure Shoppers With Instant Checkout

Bloomberg | Cotton Timberlake | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

U.S. retailers, confronting what may be the worst holiday-sales season in five years, are trying to get shoppers out of their stores. The FAO Schwarz...

Last-Minute Shoppers Worry About Shipping Rush

USA Today | Bruce Horovitz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Folks still fret over how many shopping days are left until Christmas. But Net-savvy shoppers worry about something else: How many shipping days? Aft...