When’s the last time you stepped inside a video rental store? When’s the last time you saw a video rental store?
With the rise of Netflix and its ilk — which in turn is being nudged into the primordial ooze by video-on-demand — video stores serve to remind us that even the most awesome business ventures have an expiration date. Virgin Records stores, anyone?
Those beloved satirists at The Onion created a tribute to a begone era when we would file into our local video outlet, hoping against hope that not all the copies of “Men in Black” or “Mario Kart” were checked out.
So, what’s the next “museum piece” in the business world?