ABOUT US

Circuit City is an iconic brand in the Consumer Electronic market, established 1949 and pioneered the electronic superstore format. With our Retail, eCommerce, Franchise and private label branding the Circuit City name will be in more household then ever before.
Under new ownership, Circuit City will once again become the leader in online shopping and retail store fronts across the nation. We understand the struggles of online shopping.
Circuitcity.com will be user friendly and will offer a unique shopping experience. Some of the features will include Vendor Micro-sites and exclusive offers direct from the manufactures. We offer our customers peace of mind with lightning-fast delivery and cutting-edge logistics.
For the new breed of American workers who we call the “millennials”, we will offer 24/7 Customer Service, including live chat, phone support and lifetime free tech support.
Our retail endeavor is a unique and new approach to CE retailing. The retail storefronts that we will open across the nation will be a superstore concept in a mini format with many categories and departments with a full virtual catalog to shop from.

HISTORY OF CIRCUIT CITY

1949: Samual Wurtzel opens first Wards Company store in Richmond, VA

1961: Wards Company makes first public offering

1968: Trading moves to American Stock Exchange

1984: After numerous acquisitions to build a national footprint, Wards Company changes its names to Circuit City Stores Inc. and is listed on the New York Stock Exchange under ticker symbol “CC.”

1984-2005: Circuit City was a fortune 500 company for over 20 years; it was the second largest U.S. electronics retailer, after Best Buy with stores throughout North America and a print catalog distribution in the United States producing more than $2 billion annually

1989: “Circuit City Express“ was introduced in a mall based format in over 55 locations.

2009: Systemax (Sym) acquired the Circuit City brand name, trademarks, and e-commerce website.

2015: Circuit City Corporation, Inc. acquires trademarks and e-commerce rights