Rentrak: Rental Spending Flat in 2004

Gruenwedel, Erik
July 2005
Home Media Retailing;7/10/2005, Vol. 27 Issue 28, p36
Trade Publication
Looks at the decline in video rental revenue in the U.S. in 2004, according to the 2005 Annual Report released by Rentrak Home Video Essentials. Total units rented by consumers for the year; Increase in DVD rentals; Top motion picture studios in terms of rental market share.


Related Articles

  • RESEARCH.  // Daily Variety;9/13/2005, Vol. 288 Issue 50, special section p9 

    Presents charts and graphs depicting the performance of motion pictures released on DVD format. Market share by studio; Top overall year-to-date ranked by DVD sales revenue; Top renters ranked by DVD revenue.

  • RESEARCH.  // Home Media Retailing;5/21/2006, Vol. 28 Issue 21, p21 

    Presents several charts that list DVD sales and rentals for the week ended May 14-May 15, 2006. Top 20 DVD sellers; Top 10 previously viewed sales; Top 10 rental downloads; Top 10 indie retailer rentals; Top 10 subscription rentals; Top 20 rentals.

  • The Long, Winding and Sometimes Bumpy Road of Rental. Indvik, Kurt // Video Store Magazine;7/18/2004, Vol. 26 Issue 29, p6 

    Comments on the decline in home video rental revenue in the U.S. in the first of half 2004. Comparison with the revenue generated in 2003; Impact of the emergence of DVD on VHS rentals; Information on the result of a survey on rental revenue.

  • Can Kong & co make Kiwi video go ka-ching? Wakefield, Philip // Onfilm;Apr2006, Vol. 23 Issue 4, p13 

    The article focuses on the optimism of the DVD rentals and sales sector in New Zealand on improvement in sales and rentals in 2006. The motion pictures that are expected to generate increased revenues are cited. The flat performance of the DVD rentals and sales sector in the country in 2004 and...

  • TOP 50 RENTALS.  // Video Store Magazine;9/5/2004, Vol. 26 Issue 37, p36 

    Presents the top 50 DVD and VHS rentals for the week ending August 29, 2004.

  • DVD is killing the video star. Serwer, Andy // Fortune;1/20/2003, Vol. 147 Issue 1, p181 

    Reports that consumers are buying more movies than renting, and the impact of that on the video rental industry. How Blockbuster survived the video-on-demand technology; History of the video tape rental industry; Performance of Blockbuster stock; How digital video discs (DVDs) have eaten into...

  • Vid toppers blame the movies, not the medium. Netherby, Jennifer // Daily Variety;7/16/2007, Vol. 295 Issue 73, pA1 

    The article reports that homevideo executives in the U.S. have blamed the weak lineup of films on DVD and VHS for the decline in home entertainment sales and rentals during the first half of 2007. Despite the decreased sales, Warner titles, such as "Happy Feet," "The Departed" and "Blood...

  • Early $30 VODs might come with coupons. DiOrio, Carl // Hollywood Reporter;9/29/2010, Vol. 416 Issue 29, p1 

    The article offers information on the plan to release coupons redeemable at disc retailers along with videos-on-demand (VOD) in the U.S. It is being proposed that those paying 25-50 dollars to watch a movie on their cable or satellite pay-per-view (PPV) service would qualify for a coupon...

  • THREE WAYS TO HAVE YOUR FLICKS SENT.  // Popular Science;Jan2005, Vol. 266 Issue 1, p80 

    Presents three ways to rent movies without going to a video rental store. Information on DVD home delivery service companies; Web sites of online movie rental companies; Information on cable companies that provide video-on-demand content; Information on companies that provide movies through...


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics