Vidiots might not close after all.
The store announced its closure earlier this week but by the end of the week, the closure appeared less certain. One of the store’s co-founders, Cathy Tauber, confirmed the announced closure but then referred all additional media inquiriesto BeBe Lerner of IDPR, a public relations company that specializes in the entertainment industry.
A spokeswoman who answered the phone at IDPR said the store wasn’t closing and that more information would be released soon.
Vidiots opened in 1985 and has a collection of over 50,000 titles. In the initialclosing announcement, Tauber and co-founder Patty Polinger said the store had experienced a 24 percent decline in business in the last five months.
They said that, unless a benefactor came forward, they would close in April.
Vidiots is located at 302 Pico Blvd. and can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.