Video Rental

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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.


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.


Packages of DVDs await shipment at the 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


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.