Around the country Blockbuster Video stores are closing, but not in Manchester. At least not for now. Do you still rent videos and games? Take the Patch poll!
Around the country Blockbuster Video stores are reportedly closing. Reuters reports 500 stores will be shutting their doors in coming weeks, due to underperformance and unprofitability. That's approximately one third of Dish Network's Blockbuster stores, according to the report. However, staff at the Manchester location tells Patch that store will not be closing. The is store located at 65 Nationalway Shopping Center, near Highway 141 and Manchester Road. Staff said, although there are no plans to close at this time, they would not be aware of a closing, until just before it happened. Read Related Post: The Changing Face of Netflix
Schnucks uses "gamification" to engage customers in Town and Country, Manchester and beyond.
Popular games like Farmville and Mafia Wars have brought a bigger online presence to the social networking site Facebook. Now Schnucks is getting in on the game. On Sunday morning, Schnucks launched its online game, Qualityville, for customers to learn more about the Schnucks stores, including Town and Country and Manchester, and have fun while doing it. Director of Communications for Schnucks Lori Willis said that the game could be described as “educainment,” as the stores seek to educate and entertainment at the same time. “We believe our reputation for quality is known, but the rest of the story needs to be told,” she said. “We’ve tried to answer questions that they might not know to ask.” The game will run for eight weeks, they began …