10 Businesses Not Long for This World

Say goodbye to retail categories overtaken by modern reality
By Sophie Goldstein,  Newser Staff
Posted Oct 6, 2007 2:32 PM CDT
10 Businesses Not Long for This World
USA. New York. 1961. Model Claude AGATHE shopping for a new jazz record. (NYC43403)   (Magnum Photos)

New technology is changing the business landscape as once-profitable ventures like record stores and used book shops close their doors forever. Entrepreneur.com bets against 10 businesses that it says will be extinct by 2017:

  1. Record stores
  2. Camera film manufacturing
  3. Crop dusters

  1. Gay bars
  2. Newspapers
  3. Pay phones
  4. Used bookstores
  5. Piggy banks
  6. Telemarketing
  7. Coin-operated arcades
(More record stores stories.)

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