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Blockbuster recently rolled out an improved Blockbuster Total Access package, which provides benefits Netflix doesn't offer: availability of many new releases 28 days before Netflix; unlimited in-store exchanges; games for XBOX 360, Playstation3(TM), and Nintendo Wii(TM), and no additional charge for Blu-ray(TM) movies.
16 a share Tuesday, the Blockbuster offer might seem a bit underwhelming.
A nearby Blockbuster theme park, opponents say, could further jeopardize the fragile ecosystem by draining away precious resources.
What Blockbuster discovered, says Ferry, is that customers were most turned on by the chance to preview multimedia titles--something no other retail chain offers.
Blockbuster provides convenient access to family entertainment through a variety of channels - by mail via www.
In contrast, Blockbuster has worked hard over the past few months to deliver value in entertainment to consumers in this economy and has even reduced in-store movie rentals to as low as 49 cents.
The independent retailers argued that with some 8,500 stores nationwide and studio revenue-sharing deals, Blockbuster could order more copies of new-release movies, the major source of the video-rental industry's income.
DISH and Blockbuster have identified the importance of serving the Hispanic community.
When customers want a movie right away on a hot afternoon, there's no sweating summer at Blockbuster - they can simply walk into a participating Blockbuster store and pick out a low priced movie," said Chief Marketing Officer Kevin Lewis at Blockbuster.
As a result, Blockbuster stores have been reorganized into color-coded sections: blue is for rentals, red is for retail and orange is for games.
Blockbuster is continuing to honor BLOCKBUSTER GiftCards as usual and will continue to make Blockbuster GiftCards available for purchase.