That Mall is sick and that Store is dead!

April 30, 2007

Walnut Mall photos (Petersburg, VA) from the Virginia Film Office (unknown year)

Filed under: dead stores,deadmalls,other malls — Anita @ 9:20 pm


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April 24, 2007

“Even CEO Can’t Figure Out How RadioShack Still In Business” {Onion Article}

Filed under: store profiles — Anita @ 4:52 am

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Follow screenshot of article. Funny stuff.

April 16, 2007

1982 Venture Save With Style Commercial

Filed under: commercials,dead chains — Anita @ 2:24 am

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This old Venture commercial was profiled in the Yahoo! Remembering Retail group.

What tickles me is:

  • The dad and the son looking at the Kodak Disc Film and Cameras. Disc died in the very very very very very late 1980’s. My mom has a bag of disc film that was never developed.
  • How bright yet dark the store looks. Sure the walls are yellow and brown and the carpet is orange, but it looks like the store is just lit by flashlights in the clothing department
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    Venture died in 1998. {Wikipedia page}

    April 11, 2007

    Coliseum Mall East Coast Mall Directory Listing, 1988

    Filed under: "coliseum mall" — Anita @ 3:55 am

    (get close to your monitor for this one)

    April 5, 2007

    The Dead Amsterdam Mall (Flickr Photo set)

    Filed under: other malls — Anita @ 2:47 am

    Food Competition, originally uploaded by strongsad38001.

    Good photo set about the Amsterdam Mall in New York..

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