It is a sad day for wireheads and gadget nerds. The venerable Fry’s Electronics has finally closed all of its stores nationwide.
Back in January, on Boing Boing, I wrote about several more of their stores being shuttered and the likelihood of the inevitable. The inevitable has happened. Rob of Boing Boing posted about the out-of-business announcement this morning.
After nearly 36 years in business as the one-stop-shop and online resource for high-tech professionals across nine states and 31 stores, Fry’s Electronics, Inc. (“Fry’s” or “Company”), has made the difficult decision to shut down its operations and close its business permanently as a result of changes in the retail industry and the challenges posed by the Covid-19 pandemic. The Company will implement the shut down through an orderly wind down process that it believes will be in the best interests of the Company, its creditors, and other stakeholders.
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