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Above the Fray: Circuit City Closeout Draws Crowds

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[Image via Eastsider LA]

This Saturday, bankrupt big box store Circuit City began liquidating its stock, and despite a near-universal lack of love for the brand, shoppers lined up outside for a chance at the discounts. "By late morning, the line outside the Circuit City in Hollywood was almost 100 people deep," reports the LA Times blog LA Now. The Eastsider LA snapped a picture of an equally long line outside the store on the border between Silver Lake and Los Feliz. Given everything we've read about the meager discounts available this weekend, we're sad to surmise that most of those shoppers probably went home disappointed.
· Long lines at Circuit City stores in the Southland [LA Now]
· The beginning of the end for Circuit City [ESLA]