What businesses might not make it through 2013?

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#1 Posted by lonewolfman10 (528 posts) -

According to Yahoo, I've heard stores like JCPenney, Sears, Lord N Taylor, and then some are in dire of possibly going out of business in 2013. What do you think of this and what other stores did you hear might be in trouble in 2013 as well?

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#2 Posted by Ring_of_fire (15755 posts) -
Lord N Taylor is still around? hmmm, learn something new everyday!
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#3 Posted by bigfoot2045 (732 posts) -

These aren't stores, but AMD and Blackberry/RIM. Both of those seem to be on life support. 

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#4 Posted by senses_fail_06 (7091 posts) -

These aren't stores, but AMD and Blackberry/RIM. Both of those seem to be on life support. 

bigfoot2045
Isn't AMD said to be producing chips for both consoles next gen? I think that will keep them afloat.
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#5 Posted by CHOASXIII (14696 posts) -

I saw Barnes and Noble on that list, I hope they don't close the one near me... D: 

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#6 Posted by Vari3ty (11111 posts) -

[QUOTE="bigfoot2045"]

These aren't stores, but AMD and Blackberry/RIM. Both of those seem to be on life support. 

senses_fail_06

Isn't AMD said to be producing chips for both consoles next gen? I think that will keep them afloat.

Yes, this is what will (at least temporarily), save them. 

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#7 Posted by dramaybaz (6020 posts) -
Srs Bsnz.
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#8 Posted by Jackboot343 (2574 posts) -

If PS4 flops then Sony

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#9 Posted by sonicare (55326 posts) -

Most of them.

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#10 Posted by chessmaster1989 (30204 posts) -
Where's the link TC?
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#11 Posted by CHOASXIII (14696 posts) -

http://finance.yahoo.com/news/eight-retailers-that-will-close-the-most-stores-173320796.html

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#12 Posted by DroidPhysX (17098 posts) -
Sears financial reports have been in the crapper for years now. Surprised they didn't go out earlier.
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#13 Posted by JML897 (33134 posts) -

Best Buy
I also don't know how Radioshack still exists

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#14 Posted by chessmaster1989 (30204 posts) -

http://finance.yahoo.com/news/eight-retailers-that-will-close-the-most-stores-173320796.html

CHOASXIII
Thanks. I'm surprised Radioshack even exists now.
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#15 Posted by bigfoot2045 (732 posts) -

[QUOTE="bigfoot2045"]

These aren't stores, but AMD and Blackberry/RIM. Both of those seem to be on life support. 

senses_fail_06

Isn't AMD said to be producing chips for both consoles next gen? I think that will keep them afloat.

Their stock is also at $2 a share, and they haven't produced a decent CPU since the Athlon 64. 

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#16 Posted by Nuck81 (6761 posts) -
Sears financial reports have been in the crapper for years now. Surprised they didn't go out earlier.DroidPhysX
The Sears in my town closed two weeks ago and it had been open for almost 50 years.
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#17 Posted by MakeMeaSammitch (4889 posts) -

sony

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#18 Posted by nooblet69 (5162 posts) -

Seems like a lot of buisnesses are gonna go under.  The economy is looking pretty sad right now so who knows what will happen in the future. Maybe even a revolution :O!

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#19 Posted by thegerg (18267 posts) -
MK's isn't doing so well, neither is Mountain House.
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#20 Posted by Dogswithguns (11357 posts) -
It's pretty sad all I heard is stores going out of business. Sears, Kmart, Bestbuy, and what not.. my town's gonna be empty, so are the rest of the country.
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#21 Posted by way2funny (4570 posts) -

[QUOTE="bigfoot2045"]

These aren't stores, but AMD and Blackberry/RIM. Both of those seem to be on life support. 

senses_fail_06

Isn't AMD said to be producing chips for both consoles next gen? I think that will keep them afloat.

No rumor is microsoft is going with Intel

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#22 Posted by Goyoshi12 (9687 posts) -

Best Buy.

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#23 Posted by zenogandia (861 posts) -

OMG! Guys gamestop is on this list! I'm so happy!

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#24 Posted by CHOASXIII (14696 posts) -

OMG! Guys gamestop is on this list! I'm so happy!

zenogandia

I like Gamestop mostly for the fact that I can just walk in and find the game I am looking for without having to walk through an entire store. Also they don't really bother me at the ones I go to. 

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#25 Posted by whiskeystrike (12172 posts) -

GameSpot

I kid

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#26 Posted by SuperNovaftw (2500 posts) -

These aren't stores, but AMD and Blackberry/RIM. Both of those seem to be on life support. 

bigfoot2045
AMD is safe compared to Sony.
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#27 Posted by TwistedShade (3139 posts) -

Bestbuy could end up closing but it would be a sad day if it happend. Not really sure how RadioShack is even open the 2 stores in my town are small and not all together interesting to go into. Also this year will likely make or break BlackBerry, it's either do or die.

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#28 Posted by CongressManStan (918 posts) -
Family Video, or any other physical movie rental chain.
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#29 Posted by surrealnumber5 (23044 posts) -
i would say BoA but they are in the govs pocket, they will get another bailout by the end of the year
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#30 Posted by Floridaman46 (259 posts) -

I saw Barnes and Noble on that list, I hope they don't close the one near me... D: 

CHOASXIII

+1

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#31 Posted by CountBleck12 (4740 posts) -

OMG! Guys gamestop is on this list! I'm so happy!

zenogandia
I'm glad too, never liked the store.
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#32 Posted by zenogandia (861 posts) -

The thread title is misleading though. It's basically which businesses might close more stoes in 2013. I don't think any of these will go out of business this year. But some might in 2014. 

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#33 Posted by lo_Pine (4978 posts) -

If PS4 flops then Sony

Jackboot343
Should be 2014 when we see ps4
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#34 Posted by lo_Pine (4978 posts) -
[QUOTE="zenogandia"]

OMG! Guys gamestop is on this list! I'm so happy!

CountBleck12
I'm glad too, never liked the store.

That company has almost no debt and its stock price has grown about 25% in the last 4 months. They aren't going anywhere. It's a great business. At least until downloads become prevalent. But personally, I like physical discs. 10 years probably gone though.
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#35 Posted by Fightingfan (38011 posts) -

[QUOTE="senses_fail_06"][QUOTE="bigfoot2045"]

These aren't stores, but AMD and Blackberry/RIM. Both of those seem to be on life support. 

Vari3ty

Isn't AMD said to be producing chips for both consoles next gen? I think that will keep them afloat.

Yes, this is what will (at least temporarily), save them. 

Sad cuz that'll leave simply intel to rape us all in the CPU market.