Quotes: Blockbuster CEO Jim Keyes, 2008

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“Neither RedBox nor Netflix are even on the radar screen in terms of competition,” “It’s more WalMart and Apple.”

DVDs are a melting glacier…Yes, it’s melting, but it’s a slow melt.”

Blockbuster CEO Jim Keyes, 2008


Truer words were never spoken.  Oh — and this.

Here’s the full article for a good read:

Blockbuster CEO Has Answers — The Motley Fool

I had an enlightening chat with Blockbuster (NYSE:BBI) CEO Jim Keyes yesterday afternoon. We discussed what I perceived as threats to the DVD rental giant. With marksman’s precision, he shot them down. Getting to the point, the MediaPoint I first asked him about the MediaPoint set-top digital delivery solution that his company rolled out last month.


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