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Unread June 5th, 2011, 03:53 PM
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Blockbuster loses a shit-ton of money

This has been alluded to in other threads, but Dish was welcomed with a HUGE loss for April. Technically, they didn't own the company the entire month, but I thought that all those liquidations would have dampened the blow.

What are May and June going to look like?

http://www.homemediamagazine.com/blo...ss-april-24116
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Unread June 5th, 2011, 04:30 PM
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The free rental for the whole month and the price drops are not helping too much eather I saw the TNR sheet and every store in my area is down!! Dish needs to do some advertising or something to get the word out about the price changes to get more people in the stores.
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The free rental for the whole month and the price drops are not helping too much eather I saw the TNR sheet and every store in my area is down!! Dish needs to do some advertising or something to get the word out about the price changes to get more people in the stores.
Aren't they doing advertising? They want you guys to talk up Blockbuster on social networks during your free time.
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Aren't they doing advertising? They want you guys to talk up Blockbuster on social networks during your free time.
Only with third corporate disclaimer and as long as it is half truths / non truths.
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What are May and June going to look like?
Unfortunately we'll probably never know. Since Blockbuster is now a subsidiary of Dish and no longer a publicly traded company, they won't be required to post financial information.
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Blockbuster loses shit ton of money.

Tomorrow's news: "Sun rises."
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If I want the experience of being in the store, let me have it on my own fucking terms.
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Maybe one of their new ideas is to stop sending useless crap to my post box too, and I am sure the losts of you as well. I dont care for court situations or stock options.

Send me more mail and I will starting crapping in them and sending it back
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This won't matter until Q3 and Q4. All these reports are a waste of time.
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The free rental for the whole month and the price drops are not helping too much eather I saw the TNR sheet and every store in my area is down!! Dish needs to do some advertising or something to get the word out about the price changes to get more people in the stores.
Funny you mention that. My store has been kicking ass! But, we are a bunch of rebels and are not pushing the thank you pass thing unless it is to an upset customer.
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Unread June 7th, 2011, 04:49 PM
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I've only worked a couple of shifts since the free pass started and I have only signed up 2 people and they both had the e-mail. Why give away your product for 1 month to then see that it doesn't mean any repeat business after that? If people want free movies they can go to the library like me-which is where I had to go for the past several months to get any kind of NR. Just went today and they had Biutiful, Rabbit Hole, Blue Valentine, Somewhere, Just Go With It, True Grit, Sanctum, Company Man and every other NR that has come out lately! So sad when the library has the smaller titles we don't carry and better copy depth.
 

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