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Why Fry’s Was Once the Best Place to Buy Gadgets in Silicon Valley

RIP Fry’s

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Late on Tuesday, Fry’s Electronics announced that it would abruptly close all 31 of its electronics retail stores. In a statement on the company’s website, Fry’s said that it had “made the difficult decision to shut down its operations and close its business permanently as a result of changes in the retail industry and the challenges…




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