TITLE

VIDEO STORES DIVERSIFY AS RENTAL BIZ DIPS

AUTHOR(S)
Kipnis, Jill
PUB. DATE
October 2005
SOURCE
Billboard;10/15/2005, Vol. 117 Issue 42, p19
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
18565230

 

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