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All The Brands And Companies That Used To Be Known By A Different Name

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RIP, Circuit City. At least your name at the time of death was cooler.

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Remember Circuit City stores? Chances are, there’s still an abandoned store in your town, the red tile faded to pink, the neon signs long-since taken down. Back in the day, it was the go-to for electronics and gadgets. However, it was one of the first big victims to fall in the recession in 2008-2009. But before it was even called Circuit City, the electronics mega-store had a much different name – Wards Company! It was opened by Samuel S. Wurtzel in 1949, and operated four different TV and home appliance stores in Richmond. VA.

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