Your friend predicted they'd have a short life
Fond memories of the small P mall CC locations. People cramming inside to get their hands on parts. Then I remember they had 2 units on different ends of the mall at one point in time.
It got so busy I used to go to the computer store next to CC, sunny computers (Archived site: https://web.archive.org/web/20060427075 ... uters.com/ )IIRC.
Also RIP Tigerdirect Canada in 2019.