The Circuit City Story Part 2


The exterior of an out-of-business Circuit City store as seen on January 27, 2009 in San Rafael, California. Justin Sullivan/Getty Images
The exterior of an out-of-business Circuit City store as seen on January 27, 2009 in San Rafael, California. Justin Sullivan/Getty Images

Once the Wards Company, Circuit City really established its identity decades after it was founded. How did the company grow and ultimately die, and what comes next?