The United States’ Virgin Megastores (Finally) Head To That Big Shopping Mall In The Sky

Not with a bang: “It was the final day of business for the Virgin Megastore chain in North America, which at its peak had 23 locations but by Sunday was down to two… when the [Union Square] store opened, perhaps 90 percent of the merchandise had already been sold, leaving two tables of CDs and DVDs, a dozen T-shirt racks and a few other scattered displays.”

Last Virgin Megastore In New York Closes [NYT] [Pic via Jeff Baum]