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Discounts of 25% to 40% at Smith & Hawken liquidation sales

August 6, 2009 |  4:26 pm

Home furnishings seller Smith & Hawken is holding liquidation sales at all 56 of its stores, with most discounts currently between 25% and 40% off.

The chain's store at South Coast Plaza in Costa Mesa yesterday was still well-stocked with patio furniture, potted plants, pillows and candles. Colorful signs promised "total blowout!" and "all furniture 40% off."

There were also some unusual items, including rubber rain boots, a copper mailbox ($159, down from $199) and a Buddha statue.

As is typical with liquidations, all sales are final and markdowns are expected to become steeper as the stores' final day approaches. A sales associate at the South Coast Plaza location said the store was expected to close in October.

-- Andrea Chang