Last Stand for Video Rental Stores

EUGENE, Ore. — The unofficial end of an entertainment era, Blockbuster announced it’s closing the rest of its retail stores. The move to shut down the remainder of its 300 stores came as little surprise for the owner of Silver Screen Video in Eugene. He says their business plan was outdated, using too much space … Continue reading »

Eugene, Springfield Blockbusters Close

EUGENE, Ore. — Blockbusters in Eugene and Springfield will close their doors for good Friday. Both stores are liquidating their entire stocks. Blockbuster said after the company looked at store profits, it decided to close the two locations. The next closest location is about 20 miles away in Cottage Grove on Main Street.