Blockbuster Video plans to shutter all but one of its remaining Lehigh Valley stores in the coming days, according to several sources.
The beleaguered movie rental chain plans to cease rentals as early as Monday, Dec. 26, at stores at 2221 Lehigh St., Allentown; 2918 William Penn Highway, Palmer Township; and 756 Memorial Parkway, Phillipsburg, according to employees who answered the store phones Wednesday.
Liquidations are planned to start next week, according to the clerks.
Read more: http://www.mcall.com/news/breaking/mc-allentown-blockbuster-closing-more-stores-story-20111221,0,4779144.story
Doesn’t surprise me, they’ve been smashed up in the UK by online/postal rental LoveFilm – simply failed to adapt. But hey, they had a massive run through the 90s/early 00s… can’t stay on top forever.