Blockbuster Chief Says Windows Save Stores

Gruenwedel, Erik
March 2010
Home Media Magazine;3/1/2010, Vol. 32 Issue 9, p1
Trade Publication
The article reports that Blockbuster major studios are using a unified retail window, which could retain a strong demand for store-based DVD and Blu-ray disc rentals. Blockbuster chief executive officer (CEO) Jim Keyes considered the acquisition of movie download service Vudu as a positive news for electronic film distribution, along with a collaboration of Best Buy and consumer appliances producers to include Blockbuster On Demand films. Blockbuster reportedly aims to reduce spending by 200 million U.S. dollars in 2010.


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