Look For Blockbuster Express Kiosks To Be Replaced With Redbox Stands

Redbox parent Coinstar is in a grabby mood this week, not only teaming with Verizon to create a streaming service to compete with Netflix, but buying Blockbuster Express kiosk-operator NCR’s entertainment vision, meaning all its rival kiosks will probably be taking on a reddish hue. [More]

Someone Is Actually Suing To Keep Using The "Blockbuster" Brand

Someone Is Actually Suing To Keep Using The "Blockbuster" Brand

Last September, when Blockbuster Video filed for bankruptcy protection, NCR, which licenses the video store’s name for its Blockbuster Express DVD kiosks did their best to let customers know that the two businesses are related in name only. But now that the chain has been bought by Dish Network, the Blockbuster name is apparently no longer the scarlet “B” it was just a few months ago. [More]

Blockbuster Express Agrees To 28-Day Delay On New Warner Bros. Releases

Blockbuster Express Agrees To 28-Day Delay On New Warner Bros. Releases

While bankrupt video chain Blockbuster Video is spending millions on TV ads to trumpet its immediate access to new releases, the folks behind the Blockbuster Express rental kiosks have made a deal with Warner Bros. and other studios to delay renting new titles by 28 days. [More]