Circuit City

Playing His Part in Convergence
January 1, 2015


Before he was the president of New Age Electronics, the retail division of SYNNEX Corp., Fred Towns—like so many others—started at the small-scale retail level. 

Being Nimble in A Fast-Changing Industry
January 1, 2015

It may look like a long journey from Randy Wick’s starting point in retail to his present-day position as senior vice president of merchandising for Office Depot Inc., which boasts $17 billion in annualized sales.

Introducing Dealerscope's Influential Buyers
October 1, 2014

Introducing Dealerscope's Most Influential Buyers for 2014: Magnolia's Sara Klarstrom, D&H's Doug Byrne, Hudson Group's John Bradley, InMotion Entertainment's Mike Conway, Newegg's Stephen F. Weller, QDI's Garry Hill, Sonic Electronix's Louis Gutierrez,  Volutone Distributing's Trevor Hansen and World Wide Stereo's Bill Buch

Former Circuit City CEO Sharp Dies
June 27, 2014

Richard Sharp, who was CEO of Circuit City from 1986 to 2000, has passed away from a rare form of Alzheimers, the AP reported Thursday.

Store Traffic is the Lifeblood of Retail Capitalism
April 25, 2014

In-store employees represent and mirror retail brand value and advertised brand promise. By extension they represent manufacturers' brand value and corresponding product promises. United in harmony, highly effective retail employees closely team with manufacturer brand promises to deliver exceptional consumer in-store and in-home experiences.

World Wide Stereo Touts "Crazy" Employees in Radio Ads
November 11, 2013

Philadelphia-area retailer World Wide Stereo is running advertisements on the radio this holiday season touting the secret to its survival amid strong competition: its employees are "crazy people."