155 Circuit City Stores Closing, Including Lexington Store

Yet another company is hit hard by these tough economic times and this one will leave employees in Lexington out of a job.

We now know the Nicholasville Road Circuit City is one of 155 stores that will be closing nationwide.

Circuit City says it's closing about 20 percent of its U.S stores in an effort to return to profitability. Circuit City is the nation's 2nd largest consumer electronics retailer.

The layoffs will affect thousands of employees and should be completed by December 31st.

Stores in Louisville and Paducah are also closing.

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