The deals aren’t that good… at my local store it’s only 30%… BUT they jacked up prices on many of the items… very slick. Though, the only real things that were moving were stuff like TV stands (for which they get an “extra” negotiated discount…or cheap prepaid cell phones and the like… not to mention, the main staff were either fired or quit… probably replaced by temps, though in this economy every scab work dollar earned counts towards the next time $5 gas rears it’s ugly head.
Circuit City earned this bankruptcy through its own bad choices. A drying up of credit in recent months will do in the company. You’d be much better off waiting until a schlock liquidator buys out all the Circuit City stock and resells it at a profit. Not to worry… probably a BJ wholesale, Costco or Sams Club, will pick up the slack (big box membership clubs) in cherry picked areas.