You just do it online; it's so much easier," Scott Edwards, a 55-year-old male, who was interviewed outside a Blockbuster
Store after news of the closure came, said to the publication.
With many of those initial deals now coming up for renewal, Blockbuster
decided to play hardball in an effort to reduce its commitment to buy smaller theatrical and direct-to-video titles.
A statement from Blockbuster
, issued at the time of Fields' resignation, said he intended to return to general-merchandise retailing.
What's more, the land selected by Blockbuster
could be important as "a buffer between urban areas and the Everglades," says Bonnie Barnes-Kelley of Sierra Club Florida.
Of course, Blockbuster
isn't the first consumer retailer to announce grandiose--and ultimately unsuccessful--plans to cash in on software.
advertisers include Silo, an electronics retailer, Circuit City, American Appliance, as well as area jewelers, department stores and shopping malls, Munch said.
Park (the complex's real name) has taxing authority (both sales and property) and the right to charge tolls on its roads, issue tax-exempt bonds, condemn land, issue no-bid contracts for such park services as garbage collection, and award construction contracts without the usual government-bidding requirements.
MOVIE rental chain Blockbuster
has hired a top law firm to discuss its financial headaches.
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also agreed to pay the states about $630,000 to reimburse them for the costs of their investigations into consumer complaints and said it would change the advertising of its late-fee policy.
WASHINGTON When Blockbuster
Video first began angling for revenue sharing back in 1997, the studios were reluctant to go along.
has entered into development agreements with Video de Centroamerica, S.
1: Concerning the availability of Warhol's Lonesome Cowboys at the "Blockbusters
" [sic] on Seven Sisters Road, I owe you an apology; indeed, the movie is in stock there - evidently the UK branch of the Blockbuster
chain is more "mod" than its parent.
A spokesperson for Blockbuster
declined to say how much Blockbuster
will expand the sell-through category but only that "What we realize is that the needs of our consumer base--which is 65 million consumers--has changed.