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A year after Chicken Soup for the Soul Entertainment (CSSE) purchased Redbox for $375 million, the company continues to be hit by losses and looks to reduce costs across all…

Chicken Soup for the Soul Entertainment cuts costs a year after buying Redbox

Redbox, the operator of DVD rental kiosks, today announced a new deal with TikTok that allows the company to feature popular content from the short-form video app on more than…

TikTok content to be featured on 3K+ Redbox kiosks

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Crackle owner Chicken Soup for the Soul Entertainment, an ad-supported video-on-demand streaming company, acquired Redbox Entertainment, the operator of 38,000 DVD rental kiosks, for $375 million, comprised of $50 million…

Chicken Soup for the Soul Entertainment acquires Redbox for $375M to accelerate its streaming business

Redbox has entered the ad-supported streaming market with the launch of Redbox Free Live TV. The company, best known for its DVD rental kiosks, has been dabbling with streaming for…

Redbox enters the free, ad-supported streaming market

DVD and Blu-ray rental kiosk operator Redbox announced a deal with Warner Bros. today that allows it to begin offering new releases on the same day they go on sale…

Redbox lands deal with Warner to rent DVDs on the same day they go on sale in physical stores

Redbox, the company behind the ubiquitous supermarket kiosks for renting DVDs, is moving into the world of digital streaming. Technically, Redbox On Demand is still in beta, but this marks…

Redbox unveils its service for digital movie purchases and rentals

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After unceremoniously putting the old kibosh on it Instant service back in 2014, your friendly neighborhood DVD dispenser Redbox is ramping up to give streaming another go. The movie distributor,…

Redbox is giving streaming another shot

Well, that didn’t last long. 18 months after opening its doors to the public, Redbox Instant (the online streaming arm of those Redbox kiosks you see in grocery stores around…

Redbox To Kill Off Its Streaming Service Next Week

Redbox Instant, the video-streaming service that arrived to the public this week, won’t work on your jailbroken iOS device. Instead, upon launching the mobile app, users with jailbroken devices are presented…

Redbox Instant, The Netflix Competitor Launched This Week, Won’t Run On Jailbroken iOS Devices

Redbox Instant by Verizon, the up-and-coming joint venture that’s preparing to take on Netflix, is now live in Google Play. The service won’t be publicly launching until early 2013, according…

Redbox Instant By Verizon Launches Into Beta As App Goes Live On Android And iOS

Redbox and Verizon are moving closer to the launch of a new streaming service to compete with Netflix, Amazon Prime Instant Video, and other online video companies. Today, they announced…

Warner Bros. Signs Up As First Studio Partner For Redbox Instant By Verizon, Gets 28-Day Delay For DVD Rentals

Earlier this month, Redbox announced that it’s going to start selling live event tickets from its ubiquitous red kiosks. That seemed like a smart move for Redbox, which is best-known…

Sparkart: How A Digital Agency Helped Redbox Get Into The Ticketing Business

Ladies and gentlemen, it looks like the mysterious Project Zoetrope will soon be seeing the light of day. Verizon and Redbox owner Coinstar have just taken to the wires today…

Verizon And Redbox Taking On Netflix With New Joint Venture

Yesterday, it was reported that Verizon was planning a Netflix competitor and in talks with various content producers to provide the streams and downloads. TechCrunch has obtained additional information on…

Verizon And RedBox Planning Major Partnership For Early 2012 Launch

This will not end well. Redbox, in position to be the cheap, local, easy alternative to the confusing, troublesome Netflix, has decided to raise its rates to $1.20 per day.…

Redbox Raises Price On Rentals To $1.20

We’ve seen games at some Redbox locations for a good while now, but it looks like the kiosk rental service is finally ready to throw down for realsies. Games will…

Redbox already took down chain DVD rental outlets, and now Coinstar is expanding the popular DVD rental brand to the web with a movie streaming service. Netflix killer? Not likely,…

It’s come to this: the success of Netflix and Redbox in the United States have driven Blockbuster, as expected, to file for bankruptcy protection after failing to adequately and swiftly…

Once Upon A Time In America … Blockbuster Files For Bankruptcy

Can someone please explain this Bloomberg Businessweek story to me? I’ve read it a few times and am still having a hard time understanding what is or what isn’t being…

Coinstar Not Necessarily Not Partnering With Apple On Something Or Nothing

Wait a second, what’s this? I must not be reading this correctly. An executive for a major Hollywood studio is actually making sense and speaking logically when talking about DVD…

Wait, A Hollywood Exec Actually Making Sense With Regard To Movie Rentals And The Web?

When’s the last time you were at a Blockbuster? For me, it’s been a few years. And it’s been several years since I was going regularly. And I was only…

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

Warner Bros. has agreed a new deal with Redbox that will give Redbox access to its DVDs, but only 28 days after the retail release. The move is designed to…

As some of you know, I’ve been bitching up a storm about Netflix’s decision to give in to Warner Bros. demand that they not rent new release DVDs until after…

Bloodied By Warner, Redbox Also Damns New Releases To Piracy

Proving once again you can find a study to prove almost anything, a report came out today showing that Redbox will bring down the movie industry by continuing with their…

Do you have any idea how effen cool it will be if Redbox kiosks start spitting out video games? Think about this: you would be able to get your beer,…

Look out, NYC. Blockbuster is getting ready to roll out 200 Blockbuster Express DVD rental kiosks in New York City. Why you ask? Well, according to the WSJ report, NYC…

Back in August, we wrote about the Hollywood movie studios conspiring to keep new release DVDs away from services like Netflix and Redbox for as many as 30 days after…

Movie piracy is a problem, but it’s not as huge of a problem as music piracy was this past decade. While certainly the size of the movie files and the…