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   May 31, 2007

   VIA CERTIFIED MAIL

   RETURN RECEIPT REQUESTED   CORRECTED COPY

   Value City Department Store

   9000 Golf Road

   Niles, Illinois 60714

   Value City Department Stores, LLC

   c/o Retail Ventures, Inc

   3241 Westerville Road

   Columbus, OH 43224

   Re: File No. EB-07-CG-480

   Citation No.: C20073232005

   This is an official CITATION, issued pursuant to Section 503(b)(5) of the
   Communications Act of 1934, as amended ("Act"), 47 U.S.C. S 503(b)(5), to
   Value City Department Store, LLC  for failure to provide appropriate
   Consumer Alert disclosures on analog tuner only television receiving
   equipment in violation of Section 302(b) of the Act, 47 U.S.C. S 302a(b),
   and Section 15.117(k) of the Commission's Rules ("Rules"), 47 C.F.R. S
   15.117(k). As explained below, future violations of the Commission's rules
   in this regard may subject your company to monetary forfeitures.

   On May 30,2007 the Enforcement Bureau's  Chicago District Office  visited
   Value City Department Store, 9000 Golf Road, Niles, IL  and observed that
   Value City Department Store, LLC  did not have the proper Consumer Alert
   label displayed on equipment that contained an analog tuner but not a
   digital tuner at the point of sale.

   Section 302(b) of the Act provides that "[n]o person shall manufacture,
   import, sell, offer for sale, or ship devices or home electronic equipment
   and systems, or use devices, which fail to comply with regulations
   promulgated to this section." Section 15.117(k) of the Commission's Rules
   states:


     (k) The following requirements apply to all  responsible parties, as    
     defined in S2.909 of this chapter, and any person that displays or      
     offers for sale or rent television receiving equipment that is not      
     capable of receiving, decoding and tuning digital signals.              
                                                                             
     (1) Such parties and persons shall place conspicuously and in close     
     proximity to such television broadcast receivers a sign containing, in  
     clear and conspicuous print, the Consumer Alert disclosure text         
     required by subparagraph (3). The text should be in a size of type      
     large enough to be clear, conspicuous and readily legible, consistent   
     with the dimensions of the equipment and the label. The information     
     may be printed on a transparent material and affixed to the screen, if  
     the receiver includes a display, in a manner that is removable by the   
     consumer and does not obscure the picture, or, if the receiver does     
     not include a display, in a prominent location on the device, such as   
     on the top or front of the device, when displayed for sale, or the      
     information in this format may be displayed separately immediately      
     adjacent to each television broadcast receiver offered for sale and     
     clearly associated with the analog-only model to which it pertains.     
                                                                             
     (2) If such parties and persons display or offer for sale or rent such  
     television broadcast receivers via direct mail, catalog, or electronic  
     means, they shall prominently display in close proximity to the images  
     or descriptions of such television broadcast receivers, in clear and    
     conspicuous print, the Consumer Alert disclosure text required by       
     subparagraph (3). The text should be in a size large enough to be       
     clear, conspicuous, and readily legible, consistent with the            
     dimensions of the advertisement or description.                         
                                                                             
     (3) "CONSUMER ALERT                                                     
                                                                             
     This television receiver has only an analog broadcast tuner and will    
     require a converter box after February 17, 2009, to receive             
     over-the-air broadcasts with an antenna because of the Nation's         
     transition to digital broadcasting. Analog-only TVs should continue to  
     work as before with cable and satellite TV services, gaming consoles,   
     VCRs, DVD players, and similar products. For more information, call     
     the Federal Communications Commission at 1-888-225-5322 (TTY:           
     1-888-835-5322) or visit the Commission's digital television website    
     at: www.dtv.gov."                                                       


   Accordingly, it appears that Value City Department Store, LLC  has
   violated Section 302(b) of the Act, and Section 15.117(k) of the Rules by
   failing to place conspicuously and in close proximity to the following
   equipment;

   Memorex MT1192A TV

   Sanyo DS20425 TV

   Magnovox 20MT1331/17 TV

   Phillips 24PT6341/37B TV

   in clear and conspicuous print, the Consumer Alert label required under
   Section 15.117(k). We caution you that failure to display the appropriate
   Consumer Alert label on any television receiving equipment that is not
   capable of receiving, decoding and tuning digital signals would constitute
   a further violation of Section 302(b) of the Act and Section 15.117(k) of
   the Rules.

   If, after receipt of this citation, Value City Department Store, LLC  or
   any other retail outlet under common ownership and control violates the
   Communications Act or the Commission's rules in any manner described
   herein, the Commission may impose monetary forfeitures not to exceed
   $11,000 for each such violation or each day of a continuing violation up
   to $97,500 for a single continuing violation.

   If you choose to do so, you may respond to this citation within 10 days
   from the date of this letter either through (1) a personal interview at
   the Commission's Field Office nearest to your place of business, or (2) a
   written statement. Your response should specify the actions that Value
   City Department Store, LLC  is taking to ensure that it does not violate
   the Commission's rules governing the marketing of unauthorized radio
   frequency devices in the future.

   Value City Department Store, LLC  may request an interview at the closest
   FCC Office, which is Federal Communications Commission, 1550 N. Northwest
   Highway, Suite 306, Park Ridge, IL 60068. You may contact this office by
   telephone, (XXX) XXXX-XXXX to schedule this interview, which must take
   place within 10 days of this Citation. Value City Department Store, LLC
   may also submit a written statement to the above address within 10 days of
   the date of this Citation. Any written statements should specify what
   actions have been taken to correct the violations outlined above. Please
   reference file number EB-07-CG-480 when corresponding with the Commission.

   Under the Privacy Act of 1974, 5 U.S.C. S 552a(e)(3), we are informing you
   that the Commission's staff will use all relevant material information
   before it, including information that you disclose in your interview or
   written statement, to determine what, if any, enforcement action is
   required to ensure your compliance with the Communications Act and the
   Commission's rules.

   The knowing and willful making of any false statement, or the concealment
   of any material fact, in reply to this citation is punishable by fine or
   imprisonment under 18 U.S.C. S 1001.

   Thank you in advance for your anticipated cooperation.

   Sincerely,

   FEDERAL COMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION

   James Roop

   Acting District Director

   Chicago Office

   North East Region

   Enforcement Bureau

   See 47 C.F.R. S 1.80(b)(3).

   47 U.S.C. S 503(b)(5).

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                       FEDERAL COMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION

                             WASHINGTON, D.C. 20554