Reading Time: 2 minutes (Update 13Nov09) BBI released not so good earning report (Reuters). One interesting point is they are going to spend $10,000 to $20,000 to renovate the stores (about 1,700). (Original) Note I am saying “dying”, not “death”. This also does not demonstrate all the hard work of men and women at Blockbuster, from corporate to stores,… Continue reading Blockbuster dying
Reading Time: 2 minutes VHS:blockbuster vs. DVD:Netflix This is the GRE (Graduate Record Exam) analogy I would use for movie rental companies Blockbuster (NYSE:BBI) and Netflix (Nasdaq:NFLX). The popularity of VHS tape made the success of Blockbuster, as I read from Wiki, the first Blockbuster movie rental store was established in Dallas in 1985 (24 years ago). By similar… Continue reading IS blockbuster busted?
Reading Time: < 1 minute I mean the service, not the stock NFLX (I no longer kept up to date with its stock). I heard about Netflix couple years ago, but I just started to use its service recently. Some of the features I like about: 1) The queue: the customer could put up a movie queue. Once a movie… Continue reading Netflix IS good