TITLE

Market Overview: Good News And Bad News

AUTHOR(S)
Fitzpatrick, Eileen
PUB. DATE
July 2000
SOURCE
Billboard;07/15/2000, Vol. 112 Issue 29, p77
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on the success of the digital video disc (DVD) industry. Plans of Warner Home Video to sell rental titles directly to its accounts; Growth of the DVD market; Closing of M.S Distributing and Sight & Sound Distributors; Success of DVD hardware sales; Plans of Blockbuster to offer motion pictures on demand over the Internet.
ACCESSION #
3302402

 

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