Redbox Celebrates 3 Billionth Rental With Free DVDs, Games
Redbox is celebrating its 3 billionth disc rental by offering free one-day movie and video-game rentals at any of its 43,600 kiosks in the country today. The 3 billionth Redbox rental was the 2013 film “The Call,” starring Halle Berry, rented in Littleton, Colo., this...
Free Redbox DVD Rental and Other Deals
Redbox is offering a free DVD rental from those fiery entertainment kiosks on Thursday in celebration of two billion movie and game rentals. The company is offering free, one-night DVD rentals on March 8 with the promo code, THANKS2U, according to the Redbox Facebook page....
Blockbuster to offer movies on Motorola phones
Blockbuster plans to offer movies that can be watched on Motorola cellphones. It marks the struggling rental company's first step into mobile video and is its latest effort at chasing down the customers that have abandoned its traditional video stores. Blockbuster offered few details Tuesday on the
Warner Bros. delays releases to movie-rental kiosks like Redbox
Warner Bros. on Thursday joined studios Universal Pictures and 20th Century Fox in demanding shipments be delayed to $1-per-night DVD rental kiosks like Redbox in an attempt to preserve demand for higher-priced disc purchases. The unit of Time Warner TWX said that starting in October, it will
Redbox sues 20th Century Fox in DVD dispute
DVD rental kiosk company Redbox said Wednesday it has sued 20th Century Fox over the movie studio's attempts to delay its titles from appearing in Redbox vending machines. The lawsuit, filed Tuesday in U.S. District Court in Wilmington, Del., marks the latest escalation in a fight over Redbox's
DVD kiosks like Redbox have rivals seeing red
We all know that DVDs are dying, and pretty soon people who want to watch movies at home will just stream or download them from the Internet, cable or satellite. Right? Don't tell that to the executives at Redbox. This mouse of a company — it generated just $389 million in revenue last year — is
Redbox's machines take on Netflix's red envelopes
With more subscribers than ever flocking to its DVD-by-mail service, Netflix is one of the few companies to prosper during the worst U.S. recession in 70 years. Yet Netflix CEO Reed Hastings still has something to worry about: an even cheaper DVD rental service run by one of his former lieutenants.
Clever Grocery Store Bargains
I am always looking for ways to simplify everyday tasks and errands. I've noticed recently that grocery stores are offering more services at lower prices than traditional outlets and are adding non-grocery services, so that I can accomplish several errands on one shopping trip. Here are some of the