Fry’s Electronics Abruptly Shuts Down After 35 Years in Business

The company blamed retail industry changes and pandemic challenges

fry's electronics storefront
Fry's is closing after months of struggle. Nancy Nehring/Getty Images

Fry’s Electronics became the latest in a long line of pandemic-related retail closures today when it announced the sudden shutdown of all 31 of its stores across nine states. In a statement posted to the retailer’s website, the chain blamed changes in the retail industry and challenges around the Covid-19 pandemic.

@patrickkulp Patrick Kulp is an emerging tech reporter at Adweek.