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Did Netflix Really Put Blockbuster Out of Business? This Infographic Tells the Story

fb.indiewire.com – It's easy to blame Netflix for Blockbuster's bankruptcy. The truth is Blockbuster had problems -- big ones -- long before Netflix entered the picture. And who better to tell us than the bean counters? Topaccountingdegrees.org prepped an infographic that illustrates many of the high/lowlights, including the time Blockbuster missed its chance to purchase Netflix for $50 million back in 2000. 6 years 37 weeks ago via theothersenhman
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Blockbuster UK To Shutter 62 More Stores; Fate Of Remaining 91 Still Uncertain

deadline.com – This morning, Britain’s Chancellor of the Exchequer touted the UK’s falling unemployment rate as he delivered the Autumn Statement to Parliament. Unfortunately, he may have to recalculate his figures. A month after Dish Network said it would close Blockbuster‘s 300 remaining U.S. retail stores and distribution centers, Blockbuster in the UK is facing a similar fate. 6 years 45 weeks ago via brucelee
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Blockbuster to close 72 stores across UK

rss.feedsportal.com – Approximately 450 jobs will be lost as part of Blockbuster closures. 6 years 48 weeks ago via jackiechan
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After Blockbuster Bust, Redbox to Reap $300 Mil Windfall: Analyst

variety.com – Blockbuster’s pain will be Redbox’s gain. DVD kiosk operator Redbox stands to pull in at least $200 million to $300 million in additional annual revenue after Dish Network shuts down Blockbuster’s approximately 300 remaining U.S. stores and DVD-by-mail business next January, according to B. Riley & Co. senior analyst Eric Wold. 6 years 49 weeks ago via brucelee
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Blockbuster offers VOD on Facebook

variety.com – Service to integrate social media tools -- Blockbuster plans to make 8,000 to 10,000 films it rents available on its Facebook page through a new video-on-demand service that will integrate social media tools like comments and emoticons. 8 years 51 weeks ago via jetli
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WB seeks 28-day delay for Blockbuster

variety.com – Studio to expand delay on Netflix, Redbox -- Warner Bros. is ending its exclusive day-and-date arrangement with Blockbuster, which didn't have to adhere to the 28-day delay imposed on rivals Netflix and Redbox 8 years 51 weeks ago via theothersenhman
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