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Old 01-08-2009, 06:56 PM
 
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If it follows the trend of some other stores that went under: they sell out to a liquidator who proceeds to mark up prices (some people are clueless though and don't check prices, just think "going out of business" sale means a steal).

I never heard of them either, I thought it was a music store (maybe there was an East Coast music store by that name?)
Sam Goody's. I think they're all over.
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Old 01-08-2009, 07:00 PM
 
Location: Alexandria, VA
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That's it - Sam Goody's, thanks.

I wonder about the "trend" now that stores sell out to liquidators who mark up crazy prices. Good luck if this chain doesn't - sad to see long-term stores go though.
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Old 01-11-2009, 12:21 PM
 
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So, does this mean that there will be big sales soon?!
No, when companies liquidate they mark prices way up and call it a liquidation sale. There was a story last month on TV where prices were in some cases 400% higher on some items than before the "sale" began.

Don't waste your time or your money.
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