A quick look around the just opened Flatbush, Brooklyn location of
I know I will endure the wrath of many contributors to “Talkback” by writing this: Phil Schoonover, who left Circuit City as chairman, president and CEO on Monday, is not entirely to blame for the chain’s problems.
Circuit City experienced years of questionable decision-making before Schoonover got there in 2004 and took the top jobs in 2006.
Here are some costly decisions prior to his arrival:
Sure, Schoonover made plentyof his own mistakes. He was hired to turn things around, which he didn’t.
But plenty of damage was done before he got there.
More on Circuit City will be posted Monday, Sept. 29, when its quarterly financial is scheduled to be released.