Last Blockbuster store in the world resides in Bend, Oregon

BEND, Ore. — The Blockbuster store in a metropolis near central Oregon turned the ultimate one in the U.S. ultimate yr. And shortly it’ll be the only one in the world.

The Bulletin tales Blockbuster store in Perth, Australia, is closing later this month, leaving the Bend franchise alone on the planet.

Blockbuster retailers in Anchorage and Fairbanks, Alaska, closed ultimate July.

The yellow-and-blue themed movie rental retailers had been as quickly as in each single place, with 9,000 retailers worldwide.

But rivals from on-demand movie-streaming firms like Netflix and Hulu pressured Blockbuster to declare chapter in 2010.

The agency closed all of its corporate-owned retailers in 2014.

The remaining franchised retailers saved closing until the Bend Blockbuster was the ultimate one.

Manager Sandi Harding says the store is a vacationer attraction and gained’t shut anytime shortly.

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