Your local strip mall no longer includes Borders Books & Music or Linens & Things, while malls no longer have The Sharper Image locations, nor do they KB Toys, Merry Go Round, Fashion Bug, or Today’s Man. Similarly, Circuit City closed its doors, as did Egghead Software, and it turned out that in fact, somebody did beat The Wiz.
Not being able to survive despite having a well-known brand is not unique to retailers, either.
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