November 25, 2013
Blockbuster announced earlier this month that the company could be closing its 300 remaining stores nationwide. And their final video rental was a fitting title indeed.
The closures announced Wednesday will affect about 300 Blockbuster locations scattered across the country. Dish Network expects the stores to be closed by early January.
Dish Network said that it plans to close about 300 Blockbuster stores across the country, losing about 3,000 employees. The closures will leave about 500 locations across the nation.
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