Blockbuster

There’s now just one Blockbuster remaining in the US

And then there was one. With the impending closures of Blockbuster locations in Anchorage and Fairbanks, Alaska, just one single store will remain in the country, Anchorage Daily News reported yester

A Look Back At How The Content Industry Almost Killed Blockbuster And Netflix (And The VCR)

The once iconic video rental giant Blockbuster is shutting down its remaining stores across the country. Netflix, meanwhile, is emerging as the leader in video rental, now primarily through online str

Blockbuster Gives Up On Retail And DVD-By-Mail Business

DISH announced this morning that it will be closing down the remaining Blockbuster brick-and-mortar retail locations that it owns, and ending the company’s DVD-by-mail rental service. The decisi

As Part Of Its Sad Fight For Relevance, Blockbuster May Start Selling Mobile Phones In Its Stores

Blockbuster has definitely seen better days, but now it's starting to seem downright desperate. According to a recent report from <a target="_blank" href="http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2012-12-05/bloc

Blockbuster Movie Pass: Dish Network’s $10/Month Answer To Netflix

Dish Network has the answer to Netflix: Blockbuster. The company bought the bankrupt Blockbuster six months ago at auction <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/2011/04/06/dish-wins-bankruptcy-auction-

Dish Taking Over Blockbuster Leases, Will Maintain Physical Stores

According to an AP report, Dish Networks, the soon-to-be new owner of Blockbuster, is keeping the leases on 500 of Blockbuster’s physical stores. The reasoning, while on the surface inscrutable,

Snoozing And Losing: A Blockbuster Failure

<img class="alignright size-full wp-image-291967" title="bv" src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2011/04/bv.png" alt="" />I'd be lying if I said that I haven't taken some delight in watching

DISH Wins Bankruptcy Auction, Buys Blockbuster Assets For $228M In Cash

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2011/04/blockbuster.png" class="shot2" /> <a href="http://www.dishnetwork.com/">DISH Network</a> this morning announced that it was selected as the w

Blockbuster Up For Auction

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/04/blockbuster-ray-and-carl.jpg">It is nearly the end of the road for <a HREF="http://crunchgear.com/tag/Blockbuster">Blockbuster</a> as we

Once Upon A Time In America … Blockbuster Files For Bankruptcy

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2010/09/downfall.jpg" class="shot2" /> It's come to <a href="http://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/blockbuster-reaches-agreement-on-plan-to-recapit

Blockbuster, She Is Dying

Blockbuster is about to file for Chapter 11 bankruptcy and will close up to 800 stores. According to the WSJ, the move would wipe out Blockbuster’s debt and leave the company ready to take on th

Blockbuster Could File For Bankruptcy In September

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/08/blockbuster.jpeg">Like John Henry dying at his hammer, Blockbuster is just about ready to stop being a steel-driving man. According to th

The Unholy Union: Comcast And Blockbuster

Now why would a cable company that handles pay per view movies and programming team up with a video store? I have no idea. But for whatever reason (perhaps desperation?) Comcast has joined forces with

Fox And Sony Throw Blockbuster Another Lifeline

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2010/04/bloc.png" class="shot2">Only weeks after Blockbuster <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/2010/03/23/warner-bros-blockbuster/">signed a deal w

Warner's Strategy Revealed: Close Eyes, Pretend It's 2002

<img class="alignright size-full wp-image-167263" title="eyes" src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2010/03/eyes.jpg" alt="" width="250" height="374" />When's the last time you were at a Block

Netflix Just Gave iTunes A Big Fat Kiss

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2010/01/glitter-lips-by-snowkei-215x146.jpg" width="215" height="146" />A new movie came out on DVD this week called <em>The Invention Of Lying</em>.

Blockbuster and Netflix 1, rental queue patent holder 0

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/12/gavel.jpg" />Good news in the lawsuit against Netflix and Blockbuster; the legal system for the great state of California has judged that

CrunchDeals: Blockbuster Express 2-for-1 $1 rentals

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/12/blockbuster_express.jpg">Look at this. It was just yesterday that we learned about the Blockbuster Express DVD kiosks that will be <a hre

Blockbuster Express DVD rental kiosks to invade NYC

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/12/Blockbuster_Express.gif">Look out, NYC. Blockbuster is getting ready to roll out 200 Blockbuster Express DVD rental kiosks in New York Ci

Blockbuster wants you to rent your movies on SD cards now

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/11/blocky.jpg" />Blockbuster, observing the popularity of services like RedBox (a DVD rental kiosk), has decided they're going to skip a ste
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