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Topics regarding layoffs at Fry's Electronics
Just got back from Fry's Electronics in Phoenix. It was devastating. I always used to get excited to go, not just for the hardware, but for those other little gamer-specific things like Bawls Energy Drinks. It feels like a haunted house now... — read more
I've been a long time shopper at Fry's and from a purely "outside" perspective I honestly believe they failed for two main reasons. 1) They tried to do too much. When I think Fry's Electronics I think primarily computers and PC parts, and... — read more
Was this pandemic the final nail in the coffin?
Thats their HQ!! Bye-bye Fry's :( https://www.mercurynews.com/2020/04/15/huge-tech-campus-eyed-in-north-san-jose-at-frys-electronics-site/
Pessimistic Customers said that it was “Scary “ to see empty shelves at frys . What’s scarier? Frys empty shelves or Corona Virus? Because now I’m witnessing everyone panic over this “Deadly Destructive Pestilence. “You will see it with your own eyes... — read more
End of the month. Nothing to buy in there anyway. End of an era
Well. Stores are empty. Didnt have rca cables. And now need a printer usb cable. Out of stock online and in store. Yeah. Its toast. Its a shame. Used to be an event going there. Now its just depressing
Was just there today. 75% empty shelves. I am just a customer, but I can tell by what I see that Frys is in trouble.
Consignment model? No, they are closing stores...Palo Alto, Diluty, Anaheim, Woodland Hills.
Has the model changed? Are you on a Consignment Model now like Staples?
Sears or Fry's? I was certain Sears will be long gone by now but somehow it's still standing and shows no signs of giving up any time soon - even if there is only one store left in the end. Meanwhile, Fry's has started dropping stores one by... — read more
Looks like local business paper jumped the gun: http://www.sfvbj.com/news/2020/feb/25/developer-plans-project-former-frys-electronics-si/
Facebook posts show signs at Anaheim store that it is closing as of March 2. remember this: https://www.connect.media/prologis-picks-up-frys-occupied-asset-in-anaheim/ Duluth store closes, then replaced... — read more
Hello Fry's employees, I wanted to make a quick post to explain what may be going on with your stores. It's actually good news for you, so keep your head up: Years ago, I used to work at a shopping mall. The mall closed. Sears continued to pay... — read more
Do you know if I can get my money back? What will happen to my gift card if Fry's goes belly up?
If Fry's will continue on as is the thought shared by some here then explain how a retail chain stays healthy financially by keeping expensive shelves bare of goods? I was just in the Roseville, CA store last weekend to use a gift card I got for... — read more
I went into the Fry's in Illinois last night and was shocked to see the store so barren. I wanted to pick up a new pair of speakers for my computer at home and they literally had no speakers. After I looked around it became evident that something was... — read more
Fry's in Las Vegas is looking horrible as well.I don't see how much longer they can last. For everyone in Vegas, there's another place called PC Warehouse located in Henderson. They have a website and you can buy a ton of things. While it doesn't... — read more
Just visited Fry's Manhattan Beach CA during lunch. One checkout clerk only working and spew the company line that only Palo Alto closing. Place was barren compared to the old days with lots of rude/ignorant sales folk trying to look busy and long... — read more
On this thread we've seen a LOT of first hand reports of Fry's stores with empty shelves and demoralized employees. But we've also seen some posts that claim "It's coming back!" Request: Can we have some solid reports of specific Fry's stores that... — read more
I just left the Renton store parking lot was empty shelves were bare didn’t look good for a company doing business The company said they were waiting on inventory to arrive that sure didn’t seem very truthful and forthcoming. I saw a couple... — read more
10 Industrial mega-developer eyes Fry’s north San Jose site Prologis takes strong interest in Fry’s Electronics site in San Jose Google Maps Fry’s Electronics property at 550 E. Brokaw Road in north San Jose, outlined in red. The world’s largest... — read more
At least that they are fully stocked. The other places unfortunately are not fully caught up at this time.
Do other FRYs have a machine at the front to get help sign into machine to que for next avaiable help like at a bakery never seen that one same in electronis. Actually has somebody in resturn area and person checking your purchase at door. Actually... — read more
Popular youtuber Bitwit went to both the Burbank and Vegas Fry's stores in his new video. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Wq2rUsUTL_0
What's your prediction? When is Fry's Electronics going to declare bankruptcy?
You know its dead when even the frys email spam stops
Fry's business model is over 30 years old and isn't working anymore. They ran their business like a grocery store; high volume, low margins, MFRs specials on endcaps. Of course they offered a slew of snacks. Best Buy and the rest eventually... — read more
I looked at Fry's Burbank and Woodland Hills and they didn't have enough inventory to build a PC. No motherboards and they only have ONE cpu. They have ZERO gpus in stock. I then looked at Best Buy and they had tons of components to put a computer... — read more
Did anyone see the post on their facebook page today bragging about how full their Vegas store was due to their new consignment model? They showed like 4 photos of full shelves. It's fair to say it didn't go over... — read more
I went in the Campbell, CA store the first week of Nov. There were no other customers visible. The first quadrant of the store was filled with random junk, probably junk they picked up from a liquidator. There was an entire aisle (both... — read more
Fry's Electronics Facts Connected to Fry’s Food and D–g commerce empire Had Four Co-Founders John Fry Came Up with the Basic Concept Fry Brothers Control Fry’s Electronics in an... — read more
Seoul Semiconductor (SS) got Permanent injunction against Fry’s Electronics... The Texas Eastern District federal court issued a permanent injunction against the sales of several TV and lighting products, including a Philips TV product, as well as... — read more
I just came back from the Oxnard store. The parking lot was empty. I saw plenty of empty shelves. There was only one cashier. All other registers closed. The whole store was quiet. No music playing. I found an associate and he asked me if he could... — read more
I went to the Renton, WA store last Monday (Dec, 9) and was SHOCKED at how empty the shelves were. Not 1 single hard drive, Literally 4 monitors on display, the entire Bose display is gone a sign that said they were 100% out of motherboards. I... — read more
There's been a rumor for awhile that the personal bankruptcy of one of the Fry brothers has dragged the company into a situation that affected their credit line. That is supposedly one of the real reasons they haven't been able to acquire new... — read more