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Forum: Are You An Employee Of Blockbuster? October 28th, 2011, 12:56 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,391
Posted By bbemp_can
Blockbuster Canada unsecured creditors owed 3.6 million

Globe and Mail Update
Published Friday, Oct. 28, 2011 8:52AM EDT
Last updated Friday, Oct. 28, 2011 9:00AM EDT

Blockbuster Canada’s liquidation is complete, and it would appear there’s nothing left...
Forum: Are You An Employee Of Blockbuster? August 31st, 2011, 02:51 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 19,140
Posted By bbemp_can
It's all over...

Well folks, that's it. :(

On September 6th, Grant Thornton is in court to seek approval of All of Blockbuster Canada's Assets being liquidated.

Liquidation is set to start on Sep 9th. None of the...
Forum: Are You An Employee Of Blockbuster? August 27th, 2011, 06:04 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 19,140
Posted By bbemp_can
Conference Call

So there's going to be a Canada wide conference call on Wednesday, all SMs must be scheduled.

Maybe we get to finally find out whats happening :eek:
Forum: Are You An Employee Of Blockbuster? August 18th, 2011, 08:13 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 19,140
Posted By bbemp_can
LOL about all the twilight stuff. Unfortunately...

LOL about all the twilight stuff. Unfortunately it was a big hit at my store too...yuck.

And yes presales (hem hem..."reservations" as they're called now) are back. Although its wierd...you scan a...
Forum: Are You An Employee Of Blockbuster? July 28th, 2011, 08:35 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 19,140
Posted By bbemp_can
I know hey? I wish they would just get it over...

I know hey? I wish they would just get it over with. I hate this constant uncertainty. Sink or swim whatever...

Interesting thing though - I read a short "update" on the dos-mail last week...
Forum: Are You An Employee Of Blockbuster? July 18th, 2011, 05:23 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 19,140
Posted By bbemp_can
Court hearing on Blockbuster Canada name...

Court hearing on Blockbuster Canada name delayed

NEW YORK — A court has delayed a hearing that will decide whether Blockbuster Canada can legally use the brand name as it goes through...
Forum: Are You An Employee Of Blockbuster? July 11th, 2011, 08:25 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 19,140
Posted By bbemp_can
Well, I guess we'll just have to cover all the...

Well, I guess we'll just have to cover all the logo signs with sheets and close for those five days :rolleyes: Who's up for laser-tag in BSI?!?! :D

Who knows, frankly the way things are going,...
Forum: Are You An Employee Of Blockbuster? July 6th, 2011, 04:08 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 19,140
Posted By bbemp_can
Nope, we're all still in the dark lol. I've...

Nope, we're all still in the dark lol. I've heard there are bidders, who they are I don't know. They've got to announce it soon though...unless they get another extension on the trademark.

Any...
Forum: Are You An Employee Of Blockbuster? July 1st, 2011, 11:29 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,271
Posted By bbemp_can
lmao that's hilarious! :D

lmao that's hilarious! :D
Forum: Are You An Employee Of Blockbuster? June 29th, 2011, 04:38 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 5,885
Posted By bbemp_can
LOL, I always cringe whenever someone brings back...

LOL, I always cringe whenever someone brings back a blu-ray that doesn't work.

God forbid people should read their manual OR the specific screen that pops up every time you play a blu-ray saying it...
Forum: Are You An Employee Of Blockbuster? June 16th, 2011, 03:44 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 19,140
Posted By bbemp_can
For the bad debt thing - we got a memo in our...

For the bad debt thing - we got a memo in our fed-ex a few or so weeks ago saying that certain reports are no longer printing to save toner/paper/labour.

I don't remember all what is cancelled but a...
Forum: Are You An Employee Of Blockbuster? June 15th, 2011, 08:31 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 19,140
Posted By bbemp_can
Well it sucks :( I feel so bad for the employees...

Well it sucks :( I feel so bad for the employees that are going to be out of jobs. My store thankfully wasn't on the closing list but with all this uncertainty lately who knows if anyone's safe,...
Forum: Are You An Employee Of Blockbuster? May 29th, 2011, 11:56 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 19,140
Posted By bbemp_can
So a while ago one of our tills died (big...

So a while ago one of our tills died (big surprise there :rolleyes:) It was replaced with a computer with a dual core processor and 512mb of ram (holy SHIT!).

It made absolutley NO difference. ...
Forum: Are You An Employee Of Blockbuster? May 27th, 2011, 08:00 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 19,140
Posted By bbemp_can
I'm so sorry to hear about that CoffeCup and...

I'm so sorry to hear about that CoffeCup and MamaSmurf :(

Best of luck to you guys.
Forum: Are You An Employee Of Blockbuster? May 24th, 2011, 07:30 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,031
Posted By bbemp_can
Ok new name suggestions? Mine 1)The Great...

Ok new name suggestions?

Mine
1)The Great Canadian Video Store
2)StoreFlix

They're pretty bad Lol :D
Forum: Are You An Employee Of Blockbuster? May 24th, 2011, 04:07 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,031
Posted By bbemp_can
DISH to BBCan - Rename Yourself!

Receiver to close up to 140 Blockbuster Canada outlets
Steve Ladurantaye
Globe and Mail Update
Published Tuesday, May. 24, 2011 6:01AM EDT
Last updated Tuesday, May. 24, 2011 12:26PM EDT


The...
Forum: Are You An Employee Of Blockbuster? May 19th, 2011, 05:32 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 15,046
Posted By bbemp_can
Thanks for all the info guys. I have this funny...

Thanks for all the info guys. I have this funny feeling that my store will indeed close :( I've been with this company for years- seeing transactions slowly but surely decrease... I've been there...
Forum: Are You An Employee Of Blockbuster? May 18th, 2011, 05:31 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 15,046
Posted By bbemp_can
:( Oh well, i'm not surprised considering what's...

:( Oh well, i'm not surprised considering what's happened in the past month.

My store may very well close; it's lower volume.
Forum: Are You An Employee Of Blockbuster? May 18th, 2011, 05:26 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 5,828
Posted By bbemp_can
Yeah, in the CSR menu. I've never seen it in the...

Yeah, in the CSR menu. I've never seen it in the manager menu (but then again, I try to go in there as little as possible :D)

It could be the systems are different. For example, on the CSR menu it...
Forum: Are You An Employee Of Blockbuster? May 17th, 2011, 08:35 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 5,828
Posted By bbemp_can
Well, it's nice to know we still have assets...

Well, it's nice to know we still have assets ;)

Like evilviolentj says, all companies owe people money, even successful ones. I think all this news release really means is that they're looking...
Forum: Are You An Employee Of Blockbuster? May 14th, 2011, 08:40 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 5,828
Posted By bbemp_can
I had about 5 customers come up today and want to...

I had about 5 customers come up today and want to renew their passes :rolleyes:
Forum: Are You An Employee Of Blockbuster? May 14th, 2011, 08:38 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,198
Posted By bbemp_can
Yeah, I don't think you have to be worried. I've...

Yeah, I don't think you have to be worried. I've had more than a few (too many to count) of these kinds of customers.:rolleyes: I would have done the same thing as you did.

I'm much rather...
Forum: Are You An Employee Of Blockbuster? May 4th, 2011, 03:43 PM
Replies: 79
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Views: 11,611
Posted By bbemp_can
Well, looks like I was way off :( I guess I was...

Well, looks like I was way off :( I guess I was just trying to be hopeful. This is really too bad. I forgot about the whole collateral thing lol.

I guess all there is to do is wait and see...and...
Forum: Are You An Employee Of Blockbuster? May 3rd, 2011, 04:58 PM
Replies: 79
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Views: 11,611
Posted By bbemp_can
Many of them are still very profitable (1+...

Many of them are still very profitable (1+ million TNR/year) We have a much smaller store base than the USA as well (about 400..ish) We're still debt free and generating profits.

I think it would...
Forum: Are You An Employee Of Blockbuster? May 2nd, 2011, 04:47 PM
Replies: 79
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Views: 11,611
Posted By bbemp_can
I totally agree. I think passes should be...

I totally agree. I think passes should be targeted to people who are trying to cut costs. I have customers tell me they discovered DVDplay(Canadian more expensive RedBox) kiosk that rent for new...
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