The Source By Circuit City Honours 'Best in Class' Vendors

    Consumer electronics retailer introduces annual award program to
    recognize outstanding vendors for dedication to excellence

    BARRIE, ON, Aug. 20 /CNW/ - The Source By Circuit City today announced
that it is introducing a Merchandising Excellence Award, an annual recognition
program to honour vendors that have shown an outstanding commitment to the
company and its customers by focusing on product profitability, business
relationship growth and a year-over-year positive impact on The Source By
Circuit City's overall revenue.
    The inaugural Merchandising Excellence Award ceremony was held yesterday
at The Source By Circuit City's annual vendor convention in Mississauga,
Ontario. Twelve vendors were recognized at the event.
    "We truly appreciate these vendors for their commitment to The Source By
Circuit City and our customers," says Bruce Dinan, Senior Vice President,
Merchandising. "In a dynamic customer environment, their continued dedication
to excellent service allows The Source By Circuit City to offer its customers
the latest technologies at competitive prices."

    The following are winners of the 2008 Merchandising Excellence Award:

                              President's Award
                               Sony of Canada

                 Merchandising Excellence Fiscal 2008 Winners
                         Borgfeldt (Canada) Limited
                           Dalton Precision Canada
                                 Garmin USA
                                  ION Audio
                            LG Electronics Canada
                             Olympus America Inc.
                           SIRIUS Satellite Radio
                               Sony of Canada
                                Sony Ericsson
                               Sony Playstation
                           Toshiba of Canada Ltd.

    About The Source By Circuit City
    The Source By Circuit City ( is operated by InterTAN
Canada Ltd., an indirectly owned subsidiary of Circuit City Stores, Inc.
Building on InterTAN Canada Ltd.'s more than 30 years of experience as an
electronics retailer, The Source By Circuit City has more than 900 locations
nationwide. All stores will offer a wide range of brand name consumer
electronics including communications, computing, personal audio and cool

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