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There's 1 Blockbuster left in the US and its owner refuses to close

8 monthes ago   |   By New York Post

ANCHORAGE, Alaska - Alaska's last two Blockbuster video stores are calling it quits, leaving just one store open in the U.S. The stores in Anchorage and Fairbanks will close for rentals after Sunday night and reopen Tuesday for video liquidation sales through the end of August, said Kevin Daymude, general manager of Blockbuster Alaska. “It's...
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Last Alaska Blockbusters set to close, leaving 1 store in US

Last Alaska Blockbusters set to close, leaving 1 store in US

8 monthes ago   |   By Miami Herald

Alaska's last two Blockbuster video stores are calling it quits, leaving just one store open in the rest of the nation. Kevin Daymude, general manager of Blockbuster Alaska, says the...
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There Will Only Be 1 Blockbuster in America Soon

8 monthes ago   |   By Time

The last two remaining Blockbuster stores in Alaska are slated to close next week, leaving just one location of the once-iconic video rental store left in the U.S.
The stores, in College and Debarr, Alaska, will officially close on Monday, July 16, Blockbuster Alaska said on its Facebook page on Thursday. They will reopen the next day, July 17, for inventory sales that will run through July and August.
“These are the last two Blockbuster stores in Alaska that survived and it is sad to say goodbye to our dedicated customers. We have thought of you as family for the past 28 years,” wrote...
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Blockbuster is closing its final remaining stores in Alaska. Here's what it was like to visit the video rental chain before it went extinct

Blockbuster is closing its final remaining stores in Alaska. Here's what it was like to visit the video rental chain before it went extinct

8 monthes ago   |   By Business Insider

The final Blockbuster locations in Alaska are set to close, the stores' general manager announced on Thursday.
For years, Alaska was the final frontier of the dwindling video-rental chain, thanks to the state's generally poor WiFi and long winters.
Now, there is only one Blockbuster left in all of the United States.
Blockbuster isn't extinct quite yet - but it is almost there.
While roughly a dozen Blockbusters remained open across the United States in 2017, all but one has now closed.
On Thursday, Blockbuster announced that the final two locations in Alaska - long the last frontier for...
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