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November 25, 2013

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Customers walk into a Blockbuster store in Miami, Florida. (credit: David Friedman/Getty Images)

Blockbuster’s Final Rental: “This Is The End”

Blockbuster announced earlier this month that the company could be closing its 300 remaining stores nationwide. And their final video rental was a fitting title indeed.

11/13/2013

Customers walk into a Blockbuster store in Miami, Florida. (credit: David Friedman/Getty Images)

Dish To Close Remaining Blockbuster Stores In US

The closures announced Wednesday will affect about 300 Blockbuster locations scattered across the country. Dish Network expects the stores to be closed by early January.

11/06/2013

Customers walk into a Blockbuster store in Miami, Florida. (credit: David Friedman/Getty Images)

Dish Network To Close 300 Blockbuster Stores

Dish Network said that it plans to close about 300 Blockbuster stores across the country, losing about 3,000 employees. The closures will leave about 500 locations across the nation.

01/22/2013

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Holiday Shopping Online: Sites For Cyber Monday And Beyond

The money has to go a little further this year. Here are some of our favorite sites to visit for deals on Cyber Monday and throughout the holiday season.

11/07/2012

Customers walk into a Blockbuster store in Miami, Florida. (credit: David Friedman/Getty Images)

Blockbuster Headquarters Moving To Colorado

Blockbuster is moving its headquarters from McKinney to Colorado after satellite television provider Dish Network bought the company last year.

04/24/2012

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Blockbuster Closing N. Texas Distribution Center

The Blockbuster movie and videogame rental chain continues to shrink. The company plans to close its distribution center in McKinney.

03/13/2012

The Redbox logo is displayed on a video rental kiosk. (credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Verizon & Redbox Join Forces For Video Service

Phone company Verizon will challenge Netflix and start a video streaming service later this year with Redbox and its DVD rental kiosks.

02/07/2012

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Blockbuster Competing With Netflix Again… Sort Of

McKinney-based Blockbuster is getting into the video streaming business…but it’s not open to everyone.

09/23/2011

Packages of DVDs await shipment at the Netflix.com headquarters. (credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Subscribers Irked After Netflix Raises Rates

Netflix has provoked the ire of some of its 23 million subscribers by raising its prices by as much as 60 percent for those who want to rent DVDs by mail and watch video on the Interne

07/13/2011

Customers walk into a Blockbuster store in Miami, Florida. (credit: David Friedman/Getty Images)

Dish Network To Take On About 500 Blockbuster Leases

Blockbuster’s soon-to-be parent company Dish Network Corp. has agreed to take on leases for hundreds of Blockbuster stores, ensuring the video rental chain will continue to have a physical presence.

04/18/2011

A Customer holds DVDs at a Blockbuster Video store in Wilsonville, Oregon on November 11, 2004. (credit: Craig Mitchelldyer/Getty Images)

Dish Network Acquiring Blockbuster For $228 Million

Dish Network said Wednesday that it won the auction for Blockbuster with a bid valued at $228 million in cash.

04/06/2011

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