[talk] J&R closing

George Rosamond george at ceetonetechnology.com
Thu Apr 10 18:23:07 EDT 2014

Patrick McEvoy:
> George Rosamond wrote:
>> Chris Snyder:
>>> On Thu, Apr 10, 2014 at 7:53 AM, George Rosamond < 
>>> george at ceetonetechnology.com> wrote:
>>>> Woah...
>>>> http://www.nydailynews.com/new-york/exclusive-shutting-electronics-store-article-1.1751239
That's a bit sudden.
>>> Does anyone else think that the phrase "unprecedented retailing
>>> concept and social mecca" is a euphemism for bankruptcy?
>> Yes... I reread that a few times trying to figure out what it
>> meant.
>> Also, a Micro Center opened in Brooklyn on 3rd ave and 31st
>> street. Anyone been there yet?
>> microcenter.com
>> Prices don't seem that bad.
>> g
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> I have been to the Yonkers and LI stores. Pretty good selection and 
> price. You have to do a bit of digging, but is the one of the few
> places that will actually HAVE that thing you suddenly NEED in order
> to save someone's bacon. Lots of esoteric parts and a good drive
> selection. They have a focus on system builders too. I would be
> surprised if Brooklyn is any different, probably just a bit more ink
> on the sales people. :-)

"ink on the sales people"?  no idea what that means...

I *did* walk by J&R today... already shutdown, everything.  Gated, the
whole 9.

Long poster up basically saying the same cryptic stuff that the News
article said.


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