It was announced just today that the final two Blockbuster stores in Alaska were closing. These stores lasted so long, given the long winters and lack of high-speed internet. And while a handful of Blockbuster franchises remained open in recent years, there's now only one left.
"Thank you for sticking by us throughout all these years", Daymude said in a heartfelt message on Facebook.
"I always thought they'd outlast us", said Sandi Harding, general manager of the Bend Blockbuster. And who's to say how long it will stay in business?
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"Daily, we have people coming in and going, 'Oh my gosh. you're a Blockbuster".
I don't have much experience with Blockbuster, but I used to work at Hollywood Video, and while it did drive me nuts at times, it was for the most part fun to work at a movie store. But Alaska has been something of a die-hard for the chain, with stores in Wasilla, North Pole and Soldotna finally closing earlier this year, along with another Anchorage location. Here in the year 2018, there were only three Blockbuster Video stores left in America.
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Blockbuster gave in and declared bankruptcy in 2010, and its remaining 1,700 stores were bought by Dish Network in 2011. In May, John Oliver and HBO even donated a weird assortment of Russell Crowe paraphernalia to one of the Anchorage stores that announced plans to close on Thursday. So - when does Netflix knock out that last Blockbuster? In 2013, the store said it would shut down 300 stores and cut 3,000 jobs.
Kevin Daymude, general manager of the Anchorage store, said the closing of both stores has not only to do with the ending of both leases but also the economy. Giving people recommendations, or checking the return box a for the tenth time just to see a little kid's face light up when you hand them the latest animated film.
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