• There's now just one Blockbuster remaining in the US

    4 monthes ago - By TechCrunch

    And then there was one.
    With the impending closures of Blockbuster locations in Anchorage and Fairbanks, Alaska, just one single store will remain in the country, Anchorage Daily News reported yesterday. The two locations in Alaska will officially close their respective doors on July 16, leaving just one location in Bend, Ore.
    “...it is sad to say goodbye to our dedicated customers,” Blockbuster Alaska General Manager Kevin Daymude said in a Facebook post announcing the closures. “Both and I have been with the company since 1991 and have had great memories throughout our career. Thank you...
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  • There's only 1 Blockbuster store left

    There's only 1 Blockbuster store left

    4 monthes ago - By The Next Web

    It's the end of an era as two more Blockbuster locations are set to close, leaving only one lonely location in the US. With no potential mates, the species is doomed to extinction. At the peak of Blockbuster's popularity there were more than 9,000 locations dotting the US. Now there's just one. Conservation efforts by John Oliver, host of HBO's “Last Week Tonight,” have apparently failed. Blockbuster filed for bankruptcy back in 2011 and closed its last corporate store in 2014, signalling it was closing down all operations. There's even a parody account on Twitter claiming to be “The...
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