J&R Music And Computer World Will Shutter Its NYC Doors After 43 years In Business

J&R Music World ClosingJ&R Music and Computer World are shutting down after 43 years in business, according to the Daily News. The Iconic lower Manhattan business had been struggling amid a difficult environment for consumer electronics retailers. Employees were handed pink slips Wednesday. J&R will close its doors April 10th, so that they can rebuild this location into what they hope will be an unprecedented retailing concept and social mecca. J&R has been a fixture on the lower Manhattan retail scene. The store was among the first to reopen after the Sept. 11 terrorist attack. LINK

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