Family Video

Family Video announced it is closing its remaining stores.

Family Video, the Chicago-based video rental chain that outlasted Blockbuster, VHS tapes and the “be kind rewind” mantra, is closing its stores and calling it quits after 42 years.

The chain, which survived the advent of online video by locating its bricks-and-mortar stores and DVD rental offerings in small towns across the Midwest, announced Monday that its business had fallen victim to the pandemic.

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