Blockbuster AlaskaFewer than a dozen Blockbuster Video stores still exist in a US, and one of them is closing.
The Blockbuster plcae in Eagle River, Alaska is going out of business, workers told Alaska Star on Wednesday.
At a rise in a early 1990s, Blockbuster had around 9,000 stores, The Washington Post reported. Most of a remaining Blockbusters are in Alaska, where frigid, prolonged winters and expensive, delayed Wi-Fi assistance keep a video let store in business.
However, even in Alaska, a sequence can’t live on forever.
“Technology is a variable beast,” Kevin Daymude, a ubiquitous manager for the seven remaining Blockbusters in Alaska, told a Alaska Star.
Many Americans haven’t seen a Blockbuster — most reduction left inside — given a association filed for failure in 2010. For Blockbuster lovers desperately blank a store, and for video-rental virgins lifted on Netflix, here’s what it’s like to revisit one of a handful of remaining Blockbusters in a country.