Circuit City CEO Pitches Cable Collaboration

Haugsted, Linda
July 2007
Multichannel News;7/30/2007, Vol. 28 Issue 30, p22
The article reports on several cable-operator partnerships proposed by Circuit City chief executive officer Phil Schoonover during the CTAM Summit held on July 25, 2007 in Washington. With such partnerships, Circuit City associates could sell entertainment and high-definition television sources in stores. It could also provide the hardware and the retailer's service division Firedog could provide the installation and assistance.


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