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Fry's Electronics permanently closes all stores

2021-02-24 17:54 by


Fry's Electronics has permanently closed all of its stores today as a result of industry changes and the battering the retail industry has taken due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. This means all 28 Fry's stores across the US will close effective immediately.

"After nearly 36 years in business as the one-stop-shop and online resource for high-tech professionals... Fry's Electronics, Inc. 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," according to a message on the company website.

For years, Fry's Electronics was the United States' largest physical retailer dedicated to just about every computing and electronic device you could think of, particularly individual computer components.

Like many brick-and-mortar shops, family-owned Fry's was struggling before the novel coronavirus forced people indoors and onto their computers. Staff reductions and price-matching weren't enough to save the beloved retailer, which began shuttering stores in 2019 - including its Wild West, space shuttle-, and ancient Egypt-themed location in Palo Alto, Anaheim, and Campbell, Calif., respectively.

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  User Reviews/Comments:
by Philip - 2021-02-27 13:36
They have followed CompUSA and a few others.. Seems only Best Buy is holding the fort.
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