Overall, sales for last week were down 15.4% versus the same week a year ago, to about 5.89 million units total.
All that being said, part of the reason for the drop in sales is that it's really hard to find a place that even sells CDs any more. With Circuit City going out of business, this will get even tougher in the future. There seems to be a niche available for a new CD/music retailer out there, but the economic climate is not the best for a new business launch seen as dubious by some. Even so, you can't buy it if you can't find it!