It's official. Circuit City will liquidate its 567 stores.
To date in 2009, here's a summation of the major announcements from retailers. In the bankruptcies and liquidations section I'm listing the number of stores the chain owns and not necessarily how many the company is planning to close if they have not disclosed that yet:
Bankruptcies and Liquidations:
Potential Bankruptcies & Liquidation Impact: 999 stores
Total Closings: 137 stores
Potential Impact of All Announcements to Date: 1,136 stores