I can't say I'm surprised. The times I went in, they had little selection in camera equipment (Future Shop had a much bigger camera department) and the rents in the mall helped to keep the prices high.
I wonder what will take the place of Blacks in Hillside. It's in Victoria, right? How about a marijuana dispensary?
Blacks camera stores across Canada closing Aug. 8
Blacks, the longtime Canadian camera shop and film developing chain, is closing its stores in Toronto and across Canada this August.
Employees at two Toronto locations told CBC News they were told Blacks stores would be closing Aug. 8.
Telus, which acquired Blacks in 2009, confirmed in a statement that all of the company's 59 outlets — most in Ontario — will be shut. Some 485 employees are affected by the closure, Telus said, noting it will try to find new jobs for those employees with Telus or its other mobile service, Koodo.