TITLE

Some Responses to My Recent Prediction Affliction

AUTHOR(S)
Prange, Stephanie
PUB. DATE
January 2004
SOURCE
Video Store Magazine;1/11/2004, Vol. 26 Issue 2, p8
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on DVD rentals in the U.S. Reasons consumers prefer to buy rather than rent; Importance of DVD trading according to Blockbuster CEO John Antioco; Estimation on the sales increase of previously viewed title.
ACCESSION #
11913281

 

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