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Dish Network to close 300 Blockbuster stores

DENVER — Dish Network Corp. says it plans to close about 300 Blockbuster stores across the country, losing about 3,000 employees. Company spokesman John Hall told The Denver Post on Monday that the closures will leave about 500 Blockbuster locations ...

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Borders seeks approval to liquidate, close stores

NEW YORK — There will be no storybook ending for Borders. The 40-year-old book seller could start shuttering its 399 remaining stores as early as Friday. The Ann Arbor, Mich.-based chain, which helped pioneer the big-box bookseller concept, is seeking court ...

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Blockbuster files for bankruptcy

NEW YORK — Troubled video-rental chain Blockbuster Inc. filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection, and said it plans to keep stores and kiosks open as it reorganizes. In a submission to the U.S. Bankruptcy Court in the Southern District of ...

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