Fry’s Electronics is shutting its doors for good

According to an article published on the website theverge.com on février 24, 2021 by Sean Hollister,

Fry’s Electronics, one of the last big brick-and-mortar electronics store chains in the United States — and a Silicon Valley institution in particular — is permanently closing nationwide, local broadcaster KRON4 has confirmed, following a report from Bill Reynolds and another from Matthew Keys.

If you’ve ever visited a Fry’s anytime in the past two to three years, this won’t come as a surprise.

Even before the COVID-19 pandemic, the family-owned business had been pushed to the brink of extinction by online retailers like Amazon, Newegg and more. Initially, the company started a campaign to price-match any item you could find online. But things got worse. By 2019, what used to be a paradise of gadgets, computers, components, video games,…

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