Blockbuster opening multimedia chain

Gillen, Marilyn A.
December 1994
Billboard;12/3/94, Vol. 106 Issue 49, p82
Trade Publication
Reports on Blockbuster Entertainment Group's launching of Block Party, a set of complexes in Albuquerque, New Mexico and Indianapolis, Indiana in December 1994 and January 1995. Debut stores as prototypes for a planned chain; Description of features.


Related Articles

  • Look for. Christman, Ed // Billboard;4/1/95, Vol. 107 Issue 13, p54 

    Announces Blockbuster Music's plan to open an outlet in New York City.

  • Blockbuster eyes new local sites for superstores. Van Housen, Caty // San Diego Business Journal;8/2/93, Vol. 14 Issue 31, p3 

    Reports on the search by Blockbuster Entertainment for San Diego sites for its music superstores. Expansion of video rental stores; Video retailer's buying of Music Plus and Sound Warehouse stores; Choice of sites; Scheduled opening in 1994; Comment by Jack Sweet of the Video Store magazine;...

  • Fast forward. Gelman, Morrie // Hollywood Reporter;5/23/95, Vol. 337 Issue 19, pS-1 

    Presents a corporate profile on Blockbuster Entertainment Corp. Corporate growth and expansion; Major players behind the company; Efforts toward diversification; Financial status; Successful projects; Domination of the media market. INSET: Rewind (significant events in the history of Blockbuster)..

  • What's in store. Gelman, Morrie // Hollywood Reporter;5/23/95, Vol. 337 Issue 19, pS-6 

    Focuses on the expansion and diversification of Blockbuster Entertainment Corp. Opening of a video division in 1994; Change of company's store and employee appearance; Venture into the music business through a joint venture with Virgin Records in 1992; Opening of music stores.

  • Global viewing. Gelman, Morrie // Hollywood Reporter;5/23/95, Vol. 337 Issue 19, pS-11 

    Focuses on Blockbuster Entertainment Corp.'s expansion into the international market thought its subsidiary Blockbuster International. Growth of the international video tape industry; Blockbuster International's plan to build stores outside of the United States in a brief span; Countries where...

  • The wide reach of Blockbuster.  // Hollywood Reporter;5/23/95, Vol. 337 Issue 19, pS-32 

    Provides information on Blockbuster Entertainment Corp.'s joint ventures and subsidiaries. Includes Bet Pictures; Blockbuster Entertainment Sony Music Pavilion; Blockbuster Music.

  • Blockbuster reads credits. Davies, Jonathan // Hollywood Reporter;3/22/95, Vol. 336 Issue 26, p4 

    Reports that Blockbuster Entertainment Group unveiled a Visa card that earns the user credit toward video rentals, music purchases and entrance to Paramount parks. Rebates for card holders; Payment in `Blockbuster Bucks'; Donation of card proceeds to End Hunger Network.

  • Blockbuster means more than video. Hume, S. // Advertising Age;6/1/1992, Vol. 63 Issue 22, p4 

    Reports that Blockbuster Entertainment Corp. is opening up the most coveted floor space in retailing by cutting new deals with tie-in partners and introducing new products to sell and rent. Introducing new books on audiotape; Marketing; TCBY and Pepsi sold in Blockbuster; Developing a...

  • Blockbusted. Burr, Ty // Entertainment Weekly;08/15/97, Issue 392, p42 

    Looks at factors contributing to the decline in the valuation of Blockbuster Entertainment. The high turnover of chief executive officers; Overdiversification; 1997as an unsuccessful year for video; The pro-family image.

  • Acquisitions drive B'buster's massive 3rd-quarter profits. Jeffrey, Don // Billboard;11/6/93, Vol. 105 Issue 45, p69 

    Focuses on Blockbuster Entertainment Corp.'s gains in 1993 third-quarter sales and profits. Acquisitions; Sales increase of company-owned video stores; Other reasons for the gain; Statistics on financial performance.


Read the Article


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

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics