Crowds of customers have approached 3162 Maple Grove Dr. since its grand opening on Jan 22., after long-anticipating the arrival of a new pizza chain that has held its own since its inception in 1978.
Marco’s Pizza, a chain based out of Ohio, has set up shop in Madison alongside Family Video. Highland Ventures Ltd. established this other half of the dynamic duo and is responsible for franchising more than 125 Marco’s Pizza locations while maintaining ownership of Family Video. Marco’s and Family Video have worked side-by-side to create the tradition of a classic, family movie night at each of their locations for decades.
Introduction of new chain unites fresh food, at-home movie rentals, revives concept of movie night
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Toledo-based Marco’s is stepping into the competition for Minnesota entrepreneurs with an offering positioned between delivery-focused pizza chains and neighborhood boutiques.
“At a time when Amazon, Apple and Comcast rule the movie rental business, Keith Hoogland is quick to point out that renting videos the old-fashioned way — at an actual video store — is not out of style.”
“The Salvation Army Boys & Girls Clubs of Davidson County and Marco’s Pizza will work together to enhance youth development and recognition of youth success within Lexington and Thomasville.”
“Family Video is joining together with two other organizations to once again support life-saving lymphoma research.”
Family Video, the suburban Chicago-based video rental chain that outlasted Blockbuster, VHS tapes and the “be kind, rewind” mantra, is closing its stores and calling it quits after 42 years.
“Your shelves were always full, my sweet, fallen friend. Your DVDs, your Blu-Rays, your television boxes sets, which for some reason I had to rent disc by disc instead of just the whole season at once, which was irritating as all hell, but that’s ok now. I forgive you.”
Family Video went out of business. All its brick-and-mortar stores closed. But the brand is still alive — ironically in the digital world that helped usher in the company’s demise.
Marco's Pizza's largest franchisee has added a location in New Berlin's busiest district.