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  1. Blockbuster Canada Starts Closing Outlets

    7:55 am 5/27/2011

    Blockbuster Canada starts to sell DVDs and video games at cut-down prices at 146 bankrupt stores before shutting them down. Read more

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  2. Dish's Blockbuster Stores Lower Film Rental Prices

    7:37 am 5/27/2011

    Thousands of rental movies will be available in stores for 99 cents per day, and the company is now promoting single-day rentals.Read more

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  3. Blockbuster Canada Assets On The Block

    8:48 am 5/24/2011

    After the Hollywood studios tipped Blockbuster Canada into receivership, around 400 stores nationwide have been put under the sales gavel. Read more

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  4. Dish Wooing New Customers by Giving Away Subscriptions to Blockbuster

    7:15 pm 5/19/2011

    Incoming CEO Joe Clayton says acquisitions and other initiatives are in store as it steps up competition with Netflix.Read more

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  5. Hollywood Studios Tip Blockbuster Canada into Receivership

    7:32 am 5/6/2011

    An Ontario court has pushed Blockbuster Canada into receivership after the subsidiary was used as a collateral by U.S. parent Blockbuster to keep product from the major studios flowing onto its store shelves. Read more

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  6. Michael Kelly Named Blockbuster President

    3:56 am 5/2/2011

    Satellite TV firm Dish Network returns to sub growth after three quarters of declines and says Kelly will oversee the newly acquired Blockbuster to return it to profitability and reinvigorate its brand.Read more

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  7. Lionsgate Says Dish's Blockbuster Owes It Money Under Rental Revenue Share Deal

    8:34 am 4/29/2011

    The studio has filed a motion for reconsideration following a bankruptcy judge’s approval of the acquisition of the video rental firm, saying it hasn’t been paid for such rental titles as “The Expendables.”Read more

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  8. Dish Network Requests More Time to Close Blockbuster Acquisition

    1:15 pm 4/21/2011

    The satellite TV firm continues to evaluate which of about 1,500 store leases to keep.Read more

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  9. Dish Network to Keep 600 Blockbuster Stores Open (Report)

    9:58 pm 4/18/2011

    But the news means another 1,000 stores could be closing soon.Read more

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  10. Dish Wins Court Approval for $320 Million Blockbuster Deal

    2:29 pm 4/7/2011

    A bankruptcy judge gave his okay on Thursday as Wall Street continued to discuss the acquisition.Read more

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