Fry's Electronics Layoffs

Topics regarding layoffs at Fry's Electronics


Went into my local Fry’s yesterday in Austin not thinking much of it until I walked into what had to have been a more than 50% empty store inventory wise. Sections of the store had nothing in it. I just could not believe the lack of product and the... —  read more 

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Outside Perspective

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 


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 

What will go down first?

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 

Roseville, CA

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 

Closure Tracker

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 

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Renton v2

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 

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Frys Visit Sunnyvale

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 

Consignment model?

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 

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Burbank and Woodland Hills

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 

Meanwhile, in Campbell

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 

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