TITLE

Fast Forward

AUTHOR(S)
Sporich, Brett
PUB. DATE
May 2000
SOURCE
Hollywood Reporter -- International Edition;05/16/2000, Vol. 363 Issue 4, p16
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on John Antioco, chairman and chief executive officer of United States-based video rental company Blockbuster Inc. Company's business partnership with satellite television company DirecTV arranged by Antioco; Implications for the video rental industry.
ACCESSION #
3401407

 

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