Fry's Electronics Layoffs

Topics regarding layoffs at Fry's Electronics

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 

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Very interesting read

https://www.mercurynews.com/2020/01/10/industrial-mega-developer-eyes-frys-north-san-jose-site/

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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 

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Tidbits

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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Oxnard

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 

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Fry's in Renton, WA

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 

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Post ID: @12tZPpoS

Real Reasons for Good Shortage at Fry's

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 

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Post ID: @12sdXU1r

Tariffs and Retail Apocalypse

Fry's going under has nothing to do with tariffs! Don't believe this liberal fake news garbage. If tariffs were in fact hurting everyone, then Amazon, Microcenter, Staples, Office Depot, Best Buy, Costco... all places that sell electronics made in... —  read more 

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Post ID: @12s6AIsQ

Tempe

just went to Fry's Tempe night before last...the only thing emptier than the shelves was the parking lot...talked to a dept manager he told me they have had a delivery in over 4 months. If they're "re-tooling" their business plan or waiting for "new... —  read more 

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Post ID: @12soXOSe

Burbank

Tonight I went to Fry's in Burbank, CA to buy a Western Digital External Hard Drive. I got to the store and rack upon rack were empty. I'm going throughout the whole store and noticing that entire aisles are totally empty. I'm having trouble finding... —  read more 

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Post ID: @12sLDteq

San Diego!

San Diego visit over the weekend: Network Cards? Yea, we got one from "HiRo" RAM: Nothing current, just old returns. CPUS: Nope. Motherboards? One model, none on display. Power Supplies? Nope. Hard Drives? Nope. SSDs? Nope. 2' Ethernet Cables? Yea... —  read more 

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Post ID: @12syTVhv

Texas

All 4 Fry's locations in Texas near me in the Dallas/Fort Worth area are absolutely vacant now. I used to go there to check out computer components, motherboards, memory, cases, etc... but now...the old section for motherboards is stacked floor to... —  read more 

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Post ID: @12svmRlm

Concord, CA

Went to the Fry's in Concord, CA today. It was worse than my last visit. More shelves were empty. The remaining laptops were now on a long table instead of the section that the were previously in. There were still TVs but not nearly as many as was... —  read more 

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Sunnyvale

Just returned from the Sunnyvale one, looking for printer ink, and, as I haven't been to one it quite a while, was shocked at all the empty shelves...... Row after row of empty shelves. And, where there was stock, there was only a handful of items on... —  read more 

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Post ID: @12sQE1Fw

Frys in Dallas

Frys in Dallas. Parking lot empty. Maybe a dozen or fewer employees. Shelves bare. I asked. “No, were not closing. “ Heck, they won’t even be able to pay their light bill. I think they’re toast.

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Post ID: @12sohE1Z

Pepsi cooler

Let’s put it this way, the Pepsi cooler was emptied and the vendor had a paper shipping it out of the store...

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Post ID: @12s2q9a1

Southwest Houston

Was at Fry's in Southwest Houston on 11/27, sign on door said Open Black Friday, what's to open for. Shelves nearly bare. I whole row which used to be dedicated to software had 1 kite kit on every shelf. Empty parking lot, main entry aisle where... —  read more 

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Post ID: @12s2Pkh5

SJ

I was just at SJ Fry's today (12-5-2019)...shelves were at least 60% empty. The HDTV section was around 80% empty. I haven't been to Fry's in about 6 months as they haven't had anything on sale since then that I wanted to buy. Years prior, I would... —  read more 

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Downers Grove, IL

I just recently visited the Downers Grove, IL store 12/2/2019, which I had not been there in over a year. The parking lot empty(about a dozen cars). I assumed the store hours changed. Nope, so I continued to walk in to a baron store. I wanted a new... —  read more 

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Vegas!

Was in Fry's Las Vegas today. No visible motherboards, video cards, or hard drives. Where many things like electronics should have been they filled the space with boxes of chairs. The Wall of CPU and RAM prices had more blank or empty spaces than... —  read more 

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The Renton store

I think it's no longer just 'how can they be open while selling no merchandise?' Few random interesting discussion threads on reddit about how they could be doing some finance shenanigans like extending themselves credit from themselves to pay... —  read more 

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Post ID: @12sqNYlO

Fry's Austin to Close Soon

I was recently at the Austin store and was nearly bare of any type of inventory–even the TV I came in for in a recent ad was long gone. An employee tried to argue tariffs were to blame, but considering how China devalued their currency making the... —  read more 

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Post ID: @12sfLRxH

Rhino door stop $3.99

This is going to turn things around, I just know it... :-/ The Frys web site is pathetic. Autopilot maybe?

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Post ID: @12rBbxuN

Is the beginning of the end?

Try to Call Fry's Duluth! I called there phone number and asked for operator. The phone was disconnected. Didn’t there PR statement say they were not closing any other stores but Palo Alto. Is the beginning of the end?

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Post ID: @12lXRzQd

Still no Samsung 970Evo Plus

Still no Samsung 970 Evo Plus of any capacity in stock at the local Frys. No big Black Friday push on the website.

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Black Friday

They are obviously not anticipating a busy black friday. Store hours are 8am to 9pm for the day.

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