Consumer Information about Circuit City

Circuit City, which is in bankruptcy, announced that it is going out of business and will be closing all stores. Circuit City will honor gift cards, gift certificates, and merchandise credit at stores during its store closing sales. Consumers are encouraged to use their gift cards, gift certificates, or merchandise credit right away.

As to any unused balances on Circuit City gift cards, it is unclear whether consumers will be able to recoup any such amounts in the bankruptcy proceeding. For more information on the bankruptcy, see

Circuit City has represented that extended warranties will continue to be honored. For more information, see Circuit City’s website (now Tiger Direct)