Fry’s Electronics was founded in 1985 by Charles Fry, Randy Fry, and David Fry after father Charles Fry sold his Fry’s supermarket chain. The company is a super big box retailer of consumer electronics, household appliances, car audio, computer software and hardware. Fry’s Electronics, frequently referred to as simply “Fry’s”, offers in-store computer repair, car audio installation, as well as custom built computers.
Fry’s has more than 14,000 employees and had $2 billion in revenue in 2014. The original store was located in Sunnyvale, California, and the company now has more than 34 stores in 9 states.
Fry’s stores are enormous in size and often have decorating “themes”. The store in Phoenix, Arizona, for example, has an Aztec theme, while the Palo Alto, California, store has a Wild West theme.