TITLE

INITIATIVE 5: Get in the Game With DVD Kiosks

AUTHOR(S)
Blank, Christine
PUB. DATE
December 2006
SOURCE
SN: Supermarket News;12/11/2006, Vol. 54 Issue 50, p29
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the business opportunities for U.S. supermarket operators in offering DVD sales and rental kiosks. Some of the advantages of in-store DVD kiosks include commissions on DVD rented, zero installation and maintenance costs and the small amount of merchandising space required. Richard Cohen of TNR Entertainment claims that most stores make at least a few hundred dollars per month with no capital outlay.
ACCESSION #
23599351

 

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