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Netflix goes global. Will it pay off?

Jul 23, 2014
Netflix will expand into Europe this fall, but the move could be expensive.
Posted In: netflix, Mexico, Blockbuster

Maybe video stores aren't dead after all

Feb 26, 2014
Not everyone is binge-streaming "House of Cards."
Posted In: video rentals, VHS, Blockbuster

Closing credits roll on Blockbuster, but why did it take so long?

Nov 8, 2013
Blockbuster's parent company said this week it will be shutting down its last remaining retail locations. But why do companies like Blockbuster hang on for so long?
Posted In: Retail, Blockbuster

Bye Bye, Blockbuster

Nov 6, 2013
Video rental chain Blockbuster is an endangered species. But now, it's getting even closer to extinction.
Posted In: Final Note, Blockbuster

Movie studios diversify summer line-ups

Jun 7, 2012
It’s summer movie season which means it’s the time for big-budget, action-adventures. But summer can also spell success for movies that ignore the desires of teenage boys.
Posted In: movies, summer, Blockbuster, marketing

Warner Bros. stops doing Blockbuster any favors

Oct 27, 2011
If you can still find an open Blockbuster store somewhere (it's a little like Sasquatch, some people swear they've spotted one but the scientific...
Posted In: Blockbuster, dish network, netflix, Redbox, Tech Report

Dish Network and Hulu: What are you up to?

Sep 27, 2011
I think we need a new category for stories here. Maybe a new segment on the radio. It's called "What are you up to?" We use it for stories about...
Posted In: Blockbuster, dish network, hulu, netflix, Tech Report

Let's see what Reed Hastings has to say about this

Sep 20, 2011
Back in April, Dish Network won an auction to buy Blockbuster for a sweet $320 million. And, as if Netflix didn't have any other fires to put out,...
Posted In: Blockbuster, dish network, netflix

Dish plans to keep some Blockbusters open

Apr 19, 2011
Dish Network, which acquired the smoldering remains of Blockbuster Video earlier this month, said that it plans to keep the leases of about 500...
Posted In: Blockbuster, sorrow

Dish Network buys Blockbuster

Apr 6, 2011
Dish Networks is spending $228 million in cash for the assets of the once mighty home video chain. You know Blockbuster right? Eerily empty place...
Posted In: Blockbuster, DEAD THE WHOLE TIME, sorrow

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