The Blockbuster store in a city near central OR became the last one in the US previous year. "If you'd asked me 14 years ago, there's no way I'd thought we'd be the last one", Sandi Harding, the general manager of the OR store, told Engadget at the time.
Now, earning the title of the last one on the planet "is not hurting us", Harding said. As she said, classic older titles are the store's "bread and butter". "Netflix and Amazon don't have everything, either".
The remaining franchised stores kept closing until the Bend Blockbuster was the last one. In fact, it will probably be good for business and attract more nostalgia-seeking visitors.
At its prime in the early 2000s, Blockbuster boasted more than 9,000 stores across the nation.
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The store rents movie on DVD and Blu-ray as well as video games. The company filed for bankruptcy in 2010 and was bought by Dish Network. Soon after, Blockbuster began closing its doors, though some franchise locations tried to stick it out.
The final Bend location is already becoming a sort of tourist attraction, reports the NYT. "We're proud to still be open", she said.
Last Week Tonight host John Oliver revealed last April he had purchased several items from Russell Crowe's divorce auction with the intention of sending them to Alaska's lone Blockbuster.
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Ariana Grande inspires new Starbucks drink
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Kohl’s is shrinking its stores and adding Planet Fitness gyms
Shares of Kohl's Corporation have risen 7.52% so far in 2019 compared with an 11.28% gain for the benchmark index, S&P 500 (SPX). Downsizing its present house can also be a part of the technique. "This going to be a great fit for us and for our customers".
The Reds had considered giving the England global a run out in Monday night's Premier 2 derby with Everton at Anfield. Oxlade-Chamberlain, 25, underwent two operations to solve the problem which ruled him out for most of this season.
Rather than learn new things about herself she's remembering old ones, and instead of an arc, Larson settles for a smirk. They have fun and there's Goose, the flerken-not-a-cat, in the mix which adds a lot of spontaneity to all the action.
Investors may be studying recent technical signals on shares of Cryoport Inc (CYRX). ( ACB) stock is moving with Upswing trend. After a recent check, the 14-day RSI is now at 65.65, the 7-day stands at 72.90, and the 3-day is sitting at 84.43.
Both these places are of high interest for the India ultra - rich from business as well as leisure and lifestyle purposes. Private Equity that saw only about 4% of wealth allocation in 2018 is set to see a significant rise in 2019.
He is expected to return for the Players Championship - golf's first major tournament of 2019 - when it begins next Thursday. Rafa Cabrera Bello has the lead after day one of the Arnold Palmer Invitational in Orlando.
Reports have previously suggested Aguero and Scaloni were involved in a row during Argentina's fractious World Cup campaign. He chose to hang up his boots for his country after a defeat to Chile in the final of the last Copa America in 2016.
He said he felt like there was something implanted in his mind that he was going to do it and that he "had no control over it". Watts insisted that he did not plan to kill his wife or children. "When I came home and then walked in the house, nothing".
Hockey Un ancien de la LHJMQ victime d'un geste déplorable
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4-year-old wanted to play, dog 'eats' his entire hand
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Huawei contre-attaque en justice
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