Redstone: Blockbuster spinoff is on track

October 1999
Multichannel News;10/25/99, Vol. 20 Issue 44, p12
Reports on the financial performance of Viacom Inc. in the third quarter of 1999. Revenues; Net earnings; Performance of the company's cable television networks; Update on Viacom's plan to spin off Blockbuster Entertainment Corp.


Related Articles

  • Blockbuster week for revived Viacom. Block, Valerie // Crain's New York Business;02/22/99, Vol. 15 Issue 8, p1 

    Reports on a week of positive news for Viacom Inc. Announcement of spinoff of its Blockbuster video rental chain; Reporting of strong earnings; New Web initiative; Two-year turnaround; Week of announcements designed to cap an effort at the media conglomerate to recapture investor recognition;...

  • Taking Stock. Pomerantz, Dorothy // Forbes Global;10/18/2004, Vol. 7 Issue 18, p50 

    Reveals the plan of Viacom to split off its stake in Blockbuster in 2004. Information on the stock swap scheme of Viacom; Effects of the deal on Viacom's earnings; Stock buyback announced by Viacom head Sumner Redstone.

  • Mum's the word on sell-through as Redstone talks up a rental future. Goldstein, Seth // Billboard;01/31/98, Vol. 110 Issue 5, p77 

    Focuses on the operation of the Blockbuster Video chain by the Viacom Entertainment Co. Comments of Viacom head Sumner Redstone; Sales of videos through Blockbuster; Efforts of former Blockbuster Chairman Bill Fields; Executive of Blockbuster John Antioco; Financial planning.

  • Viacom moves to make Blockbuster IPO real. Morgan, Richard // Variety;05/10/99, Vol. 374 Issue 12, p17 

    Announces the move of Viacom to commence the spinoff of its Blockbuster video unit on May 6, 1999, through a filing for an initial public offering of a minority stake scheduled in the summer of 1999 in the United States. Decision of Viacom chairman, Sumner Redstone, to refrain from...

  • Viacom store focus: Sell-thru, low price. Fitzpatrick, Eileen // Billboard;10/28/95, Vol. 107 Issue 43, p8 

    Reports on introduction of store concept of lower prices on sell-through product by Blockbuster Entertainment and parent Viacom Incorporated. Details of companies retail plans; Comments from key officials.

  • B'buster downplays Viacom in favor of music biz plans.  // Billboard;6/11/94, Vol. 106 Issue 24, p70 

    Reports on Blockbuster's playing down of its merger with Viacom Enterprises at its annual meeting held in June 1994. Decline in the value of Viacom's shares; Blockbuster's expansion plans; Projected revenues from Blockbuster's video venture; Projected sales including music; Amassing a compact...

  • Viacom earnings see rise. Mermigas, Diane // Electronic Media;7/29/2002, Vol. 21 Issue 30, p2 

    Reports the increase in the earnings of Viacom. Percentage increase in the second-quarter; Inflation in free cash flow earnings; Optimism of Mel Karmazin, chief executive officer of Viacom, on revenue growth.

  • Cost cuts have things looking up at Viacom. Szalai, Georg // Hollywood Reporter Weekend Edition;4/30/2010, Vol. 414 Issue 23, p4 

    The article reports on the earnings and profits of Viacom Inc. and discusses the effect of cost cutting on its revenue.

  • Viacom Reports Strong Quarter, Thanks To MTV. Garrity, Brian // Billboard;05/06/2000, Vol. 112 Issue 19, p8 

    Reports on the financial performance of Viacom Inc. for the first quarter of 2000. Net earnings; Total revenue; Cash flow; Performance of MTV Networks; Revenue growth of Viacom's online operations.


Read the Article


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

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics