Friday, March 13, 2009

Retro Friday: Out of Business Edition

You'd expect the big-box chains to have staying power; but alas, as we've seen recently, that's just not the case. Inspired by this week's final closure of Circuit City, I found a few more old stores that might be familiar to Angelenos. First up, above: GEMCO. And sadly, below, here's GEMCO as it announces its own going out of business liquidation.

Here's an unusual clip, someone takes a video of... their grandmother? At a Fedco location in 1984. Check out those ancient TVs and computers on display.

Before Ralph's bought them, Alpha Beta used to urge customers to "tell a friend."

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