South Park Makes Fun Of Blockbuster And RedBox
One of the boys had been told time and time again about leaving the toilet seat up after he goes to the bathroom, but he didn't listen. His actions have consequences and ultimately result in an unimaginable catastrophe.Cartman launches a gemstones network show and creates a very lucrative business.
HBO Takes On Netflix In The Nordics, With Its Own Streaming...
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Coinstar CEO Hints At Anti-Netflix Content Strategy For...
"I saw what Netflix was doing and thought, 'They could hit some speed bumps because they're paying big, big dollars for content and hoping the subscribers will come,'" recalls Paul Davis.Davis is the CEO of Coinstar, the self-service retail giant that's the parent company of Redbox, the kiosk-based
Will Square's Starbucks Deal Spark The End Of Cash?
Mobile payments service provider, Square, got a $25 million investment from Starbucks (SBUX) that could mark the beginning of the end of cash. Meanwhile, this deal could boost Starbucks’ profits and puts Square’s competitors on notice.Square has more than two million users of its small square
Chanos On Short CSTR And DELL
Jim Chanos, Kynikos Associates founder & CEO, says valuation is the least important determinant when looking for ideas on the short side. "We're looking for flawed businesses; we're looking for flawed accounting [and] technological changes," he says.
Shares Of Coinstar Surge - Business Insider
One company in particular he's shorting is Coinstar (CSTR). He points to DVD sales falling as VHS tapes once did. He highlights how cashflow margins are very high because you're "the last guy standing" so everyone looking to rent DVD's goes to them. But he asks what happens when DVD's are replaced
Amazon, Viacom Close To Web Video Deal - Yahoo! Finance
(Reuters) - Amazon.com Inc is about to announce a Web video deal with Viacom Inc in what sources said was one of the last steps in a plan to launch a standalone subscription service to compete with Netflix Inc.The online retailer will unveil the deal as soon as this week, according to two people
Why Coinstar Will Earn Under $5.00 In EPS In 2012 - Seeking...
Coinstar (CSTR) runs two primary businesses: The coin machines you see in grocery stores that give you cash for your change, and Redbox, the DVD rental kiosk business. The Redbox DVD kiosk business provided roughly 84% of the company's revenues in the last 12 months, ended 9/30/11. From the latest
Warner Bros. To Force Netflix, Redbox To Wait 56 Days For DVD?
Warner Bros. has kicked off a new trend that could make it even harder for you to rent a DVD when you want, a new report claims.The movie studio has inked a deal with Netflix, Redbox, and Blockbuster, requiring the rental firms to wait to rent DVDs 56 days after they go on sale, All Things Digital
Warner Altering Distribution To Rental Channels?
Retail and distribution sources say Warner Home Video is set to impose for the first time a 28-day delay on new releases to video stores beginning Nov. 1.The embargo would include new releases Crazy, Stupid, Love Nov. 1 and Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows — Part 2 Nov. 11, among
Apple In Talks To Add Streaming Hollywood Movies To ICloud
Apple is said to be involved in negotiations with Hollywood movie studios in an effort to give customers the ability to stream movies they own to devices like an iPhone, iPad or Apple TV. Citing people familiar with the matter, The Wall Street Journal reported on Thursday that Apple wants to give
GameStop Shares Might Win Big This Christmas
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Redbox Launches Nationwide Video Game Rentals
Starting today, video game rentals are now available at more than 21,000 Redbox locations nationwide.The rentals cost $2 per day and include new releases such as Duke Nukem Forever and Brink, as well as family friendly titles like LEGO Pirates of the Caribbean. Games are available for all
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