The end of an era for Thomas Video (1983-2017)

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The following appeared in the January 12 edition of the Ontarion. Thanks Dana.

Saying goodbye to a local staple

January 21 is set to be a bittersweet day for Guelph movie lovers. After 34 years in business, Thomas Video will be closing its doors.

The last of its kind in Guelph—and likely one of the last of its kind altogether—Thomas Video has been a mainstay in the local movie rental business. Starting out renting videodiscs in 1983, the little independent video store has survived many changes in the industry, including the rise and fall of bigger rental chains like Rogers and Blockbuster.

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