Kipnis, Jill
October 2005
Billboard;10/15/2005, Vol. 117 Issue 42, p19
Trade Publication
This article reports on the effort of various video rental stores in the U.S. to improve consumer rental spending, as of October 2005. Top-ranked Blockbuster, which operates more than 9,100 stores worldwide, introduced its No Late Fees program at the start of the year, thus eliminating a huge source of revenue. Also, Hollywood Entertainment and Movie Gallery merged operations to become a 4,800-store joint chain.


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