West Broad Street Take Another Hit
If I believed in Hell,
I imagine daily scalpings
blankets await Mr. Jacobs.
Today's Dispatch reports that Media Play is taking the dirt nap, meaning all four Columbus locations are done for. The ax falls especially hard on West Broad, where KidsRUs, Kmart, and JCPenny have failed and stand empty. Adelphia is on life-support. And Westland Mall has been abandoned by the Jacobs Group as Columbus muscle like Wexner and Glimcher have opened suburban and exurban malls at Tuttle, Polaris, and Easton.
I liked having Media Play on Broad. Now, I'll have to redeem my frequent buyer certificates before they liquidate. In the mean time, don't forget to show your mom and pop stores some love. The Grandpaboy household took hundreds of dollars of business from Target to Larson's - all on account of some foolishness. Larson's employees treated us nice enough to make me think twice about returning to Target if they ever end their discrimination.