I've not seen a $4 vinty figure at WM in ages. To be honest, I've not seen a pre-TPM vinty figure since K-Mart... I guess TRU has some stuff, but WM/Target, they're logn gone. Clearance moved CW stuff too here, no doubt.
But yeah, I think TVC is in a similar boat ultimately... Some sell, some don't, and depending on who your target market(s) may be, that dictates who gets made ultimately.
I'm not saying OWK or Ani aren't hitting the skids either, but I do know most people will readily tell you Embo was a pegwarmer after his initial honeymoon phase went by... The Arcona drill instructor, pegwarmer... Lots and lots of Aurra Sing on clearance. Lots of Yularren back in the day, and vividly remember buying him just for the table for like $2. Lots of Whorm Loathsome on clearance.
I wish I had tons of $4 TVC up here. We had Endor Han, the odd Keyan Farlander, and R5-D4.
I wanted to get a Gree for his cardback, and a couple DSE Lukes for customs. Never got the shot at that. Then again I can't find $10 TVC figures unless they're TPM wave, haha.