February 2001
Billboard;02/24/2001, Vol. 113 Issue 8, p63
Trade Publication
Presents news briefs for the home video industry as of February 24, 2001. Discussion of Blockbuster's fourth quarter revenue and cash flow; Job cuts at Amplified Holdings; Plan of Epic to release the first full-length digital video disc (DVD) featuring Pearl Jam.


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