Going over David Marino-Nachison's breakdown of Wednesday's quarterly earnings reports from Best Buy
With Circuit City's remodeled stores showing initial sales improvement over the rest of the tired chain, the implication seems to be that if you take a plain girl and doll her up, she will emerge as a goddess. Spare me. It doesn't work that way. All you will get is a plain girl that just happens to be all dolled up. Besides, I dated Circuit City back in college and I have to tell you, she didn't have much of a personality either.
Between hawking used cars through CarMax
Sure, Circuit City's latest incarnation is off to a good start, but that's the way it usually starts. The novelty eventually wears thin. The makeup eventually wears off.
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Circuit City may be cheaper than Best Buy by just about any metric, but beauty that is more than skin deep is worth paying up for.
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