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This page only shows primary logo variants.
For other related logos and images, see:
1949–1950 1950-1952 1952-1961 1961-1970 1970-1971
1949–1950 1950-1952 1952-1961 1961-1970 1970-1971
1971-1972 1972-1975 1975–1978 1978–1989 1984-1989 (corporate)
1971-1972 1972-1975 1975–1978 1978–1989 1984-1989 (corporate)
1986–2000 2000–2004 2004–2012; 2019–present 2008–2009 2018–2022
1986–2000 2000–2004 2004–2012; 2019–present 2008–2009 2018–2022

Wards TV[]

1949-1950[]

Wards TV - 1949
Designer:  Unknown
Typography:  Unknown
Launched:  May 1949

1950-1952[]

Wards TV - 1950
Designer:  Unknown
Typography:  Unknown
Launched:  April 9, 1950

1952-1961[]

Wards - 1952

1961-1970[]

Wards TV - 1961
Designer:  Unknown
Typography:  Unknown
Launched:  July 1961

1970-1971[]

Wards TV - 1970
Designer:  Unknown
Typography:  Unknown
Launched:  mid-1970

1971-1972[]

Wards TV - 1971x
Designer:  Unknown
Typography:  Harry Fat
Launched:  May 1971

1972-1975[]

Wards TV - 1972x
Designer:  Unknown
Typography:  Harry Fat
Launched:  August 1972

Wards Loading Dock[]

1975–1978[]

The Wards Loading Dock - 1974
Designer:  Unknown
Typography:  Futura Black (The Wards Loading Dock)
Helvetica Bold (slogan)
Launched:  May 1, 1975

The first Loading Dock location opened on May 1, 1975 at Maywill and Thalbro streets in Richmond, Virginia.

Circuit City (first era)[]

1978–1989[]

Circuit-city-neon
Designer:  Unknown
Typography:  ITC Neon
Launched:  May 1, 1977 (registration)
June 22, 1978 (official use)

This logo was originally registered in 1977[1] and first seen on a two-page grand opening advertisement for two converted Wards Loading Dock stores in North Carolina, the first stores to use the Circuit City name. For a month it was used concurrently with the 1989 logo, but was last used on December 31, 1989.

1984-1989 (corporate)[]

Circuit City Stores - 1984
Designer:  Unknown
Typography:  Helvetica Black Italic
Launched:  June 1984

When stockholders of Circuit City’s parent company Wards Co., Inc. voted to change the company’s name to Circuit City Stores, Inc. to reflect its most profitable division in June 1984, a new corporate logo was introduced with it.

1986–2000[]

Circuit-city-1
Designer:  Unknown
Typography:  Helvetica Black Italic
Launched:  1986 (as signage)[2]
December 1, 1989 (as secondary)
January 1, 1990 (as primary)

This logo was originally used as a secondary, with a neon inline similar to its predecessor.

2000–2004[]

Circuit City 2001

2004–2012; 2019–present[]

Circuit City logo

When the chain went bankrupt in 2009, Systemax bought the name and logo. They then converted the late company into an online retailer known as CircuitCity.com, which used the same logo.

In October 2016, New York area retail vets Ronny Shmoel and Albert Liniado purchased the brand, domain, and trademark rights from Systemax. In 2018, Circuit City was revived as an online store. This logo was brought back in 2019 as a secondary logo, before becoming the main logo again in 2022.

The City[]

2008–2009[]

CircuitCityTheCity
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This logo was used at several prototype locations that were branded simply as "The City", which featured a different layout and a more open format.

Circuit City (second era)[]

2018–2022[]

Circuit City Flat

This logo is similar to the 2000 logo, but without a gradient.

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