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Kalamazoo Blockbuster Stores To Close


KALAMAZOO (WKZO) -- The last two Blockbuster video rental shops in Kalamazoo will close.

Blockbuster was once cursed for being the innovator who put mom and pop rental places with their VHS and Beta tapes out of business. 

Syracuse University Popular Culture Professor Robert Thompson believes, now, Blockbuster is getting steamrolled by the folks with the better technology and prices.

That includes Cable on Demand, Netflix, Red Box and any number of internet services. The Kalamazoo outlets on Westnedge and on West Main will close February 19.