Update: This store closed permanently on May 28, 2023. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pbWGHP4t7PU A video with some footage of our April 2021 visit to Sears in Greensboro, NC. This piece is the second in our series from visiting various remaining open Sears locations across the United States. We started with Frederick, Maryland and now we go south. The … Continue reading Sears, Friendly Center, Greensboro, North Carolina.
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How Many Sears Stores Are Left?
This piece is a continuation on our series keeping tabs on classic retail chains as they, unfortunately, fade into the rearview. This list is solely for full-line Sears stores, Sears Grand, Sears Appliance & Mattress, and Sears Home Life stores. This list does not include the typically owner operated Sears Hometown Stores. As we noted … Continue reading How Many Sears Stores Are Left?
The Radio Industry in 2023: What’s happening and what lies ahead for the earliest form of electronic communication?
History of Radio Industry The radio industry traces its origins to the early 20th century as the first form of electronic communication. In the 1920’s, companies banded together to urge the government to regulate the industry to establish order in who accesses each frequency. This led to the establishment of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC). … Continue reading The Radio Industry in 2023: What’s happening and what lies ahead for the earliest form of electronic communication?
How many Kings Family Restaurants are left?
History of Kings Family Restaurants Kings Family Restaurants traces its origins back to 1967 when it began as Kings Country Shoppes in North Versailles, Pennsylvania. The name was eventually changed to Kings Family Restaurant and by the 1970's founder Hartley King had six locations and by the 1980's it was up to 21 locations. By … Continue reading How many Kings Family Restaurants are left?
How many Bed Bath & Beyond stores are left?
Bed Bath & Beyond, the New Jersey based home retailer, traces its beginnings back to 1971 when employees of the discount store chain Arlan's, Warren Eisenberg and Leonard Feinstein decided to go their own way as the company struggled. Arlan's eventually went defunct in 1973. The pair opened their first store in 1971 called Bed … Continue reading How many Bed Bath & Beyond stores are left?
How many Atlantic City casinos are left? A list of casinos in Atlantic City
Atlantic City, New Jersey, is an oceanside town on the Jersey shore known for its iconic boardwalk and, of course, gambling. But, in recent years, the 'Las Vegas of the East' has been characterized as having fallen on hard times. However, gambling and tourism is still a big moneymaker in this exciting beach town. With … Continue reading How many Atlantic City casinos are left? A list of casinos in Atlantic City
Sears, The Florida Mall, Orlando, Florida.
The Sears in the Florida Mall in Orlando, Florida is one of only three remaining Sears stores in the state of Florida. With three remaining full line Sears stores, Florida is the state with the second most Sears stores remaining, second to only California with four. When we visited the Orlando, Florida Sears in April … Continue reading Sears, The Florida Mall, Orlando, Florida.
How many Sears Hometown stores are left?
Brostocks has extensively covered the demise of Sears by tracking the number of stores remaining and visiting individual locations and providing video. But the Sears name and sign still hangs in over 40 states but maybe not in the way you'll recall from your childhood. The vast majority of states have what are called Sears … Continue reading How many Sears Hometown stores are left?
Sears on Black Friday in 2022
UPDATE: On December 13, 2022 it was announced that the Sears in Frederick, Maryland will soon liquidate and close permanently.One thing you can count on from the mainstream media every holiday season is a headline expressing awe that there are some Sears stores still in existence and speculation that this year could finally be the … Continue reading Sears on Black Friday in 2022
Twitter on the ropes? FTX’s wild management. Warren Buffett’s 11 winning stocks, and Trump Tower NYC in 2022 – BroStocks Weekly Roundup – 11/18/2022
Welcome to another BroStocks Friday newsletter! We explore...could Twitter really be on the ropes? More FTX fallout. A blogger visits an eerie abandoned NYC Trump Tower, and what Jeff Bezos thinks you should do with your family finances. Stocks & Economy Musk’s ‘Hardcore’ Ultimatum Sparks Exodus, Leaving Twitter at Risk(Bloomberg)Coming out of a pandemic where … Continue reading Twitter on the ropes? FTX’s wild management. Warren Buffett’s 11 winning stocks, and Trump Tower NYC in 2022 – BroStocks Weekly Roundup – 11/18/2022