January 15, 2021

U.S.: Consumer Rentals of DVD and Blu-ray Disc Formats Fell by 11% in 2011

What is the future of library video rental programs? Is there still a need? Popular titles? Foreign films? Independents? From The NPD Group: According to The NPD Group, U.S. consumer rental of movies in DVD and Blu-ray Disc formats fell by 11 percent in 2011, versus the prior year, and the landscape of retailers has […]

The Netflix Model for Books: "Amazon in Talks to Launch Digital-Book Library"

Is the WSJ report linked below on what might become Amazon’s “Netflix like” program the beginning of a new way to access and read ebooks. Perhaps. However, the article has few if any hard facts and Amazon isn’t talking. In fact, the WSJ is clear that they don’t know if any publishers have even signed […]