Fry’s Electronics, one of the last large-scale brick-and-mortar electronics store chains in the United State — and a Silicon Valley institution in particular — is permanently closing nationwide, local broadcaster KRON4 is confirmation, following a report from Bill Reynolds and another from Matthew Keys.
The company’s Facebook page is also gone and its Twitter feed has been set to private — it was public earlier this evening, though it hadn’t tweeted in quite some time.
If you’ve ever inspected a Fry’s anytime in the past two to three years , none of this will come as a surprise.
Even before the COVID-1 9 pandemic, the family-owned business had been pushed to the brink of extinction by online retailers like Amazon, Newegg and more. Initially, the…
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