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									Blockbuster Inc.: SWOT Analysis &
Company Profile

Reference Code: WMRT0154CP
Published Date: APR-2010




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Blockbuster Inc.: SWOT Analysis & Company Profile                                             Published April 2010
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1     COMPANY OVERVIEW.......................................................................................................4
2     BUSINESS DESCRIPTION .................................................................................................5
2.1     Key Employees ............................................................................................................................................... 7
      2.1.1     Key Employee Biographies........................................................................................................................................................ 8
2.2     Locations & Subsidiaries ................................................................................................................................ 9
3     SWOT ANALYSIS ............................................................................................................. 10
3.1     Overview ....................................................................................................................................................... 10
3.2     Strengths ....................................................................................................................................................... 10
3.3     Weaknesses ................................................................................................................................................. 11
3.4     Opportunities................................................................................................................................................. 12
3.5     Threats ......................................................................................................................................................... 14
4     FINANCIAL DEALS ........................................................................................................... 15
4.1     5-Year Deal Analysis .................................................................................................................................... 15
5     NEWS AND EVENTS ........................................................................................................ 17
5.1     News        ......................................................................................................................................................... 17
5.2     Company History .......................................................................................................................................... 23
6     APPENDIX ......................................................................................................................... 26
6.1     Research Methodology ................................................................................................................................. 26
6.2     Additional Notes ............................................................................................................................................ 26
6.3     About World Market Intelligence ................................................................................................................... 27




Blockbuster Inc.: SWOT Analysis & Company Profile                                                                                                                   Published April 2010
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List of Tables
Table 1: Blockbuster Inc. Key Facts .......................................................................................................................... 4
Table 2: Blockbuster Inc. Key Employees ................................................................................................................. 7
Table 3: Blockbuster Inc. Key Employee Biographies ............................................................................................... 8
Table 4: Blockbuster Inc. Locations and Subsidiaries ............................................................................................... 9
Table 5: Blockbuster Inc. SWOT Analysis ............................................................................................................... 10
Table 6: Financial Deals........................................................................................................................................... 15
Table 7: Blockbuster Inc. History ............................................................................................................................. 23




Blockbuster Inc.: SWOT Analysis & Company Profile                                                                                            Published April 2010
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1 COMPANY OVERVIEW
Table 1: Blockbuster Inc. Key Facts

 Corporate Address             1201 Elm Street, Dallas,       Ticker Symbol,            BBI [New York Stock
                               TX, 75270, United States       Exchange                  Exchange]
 Telephone                     +1 214 8543000                 No. of Employees          30,154
 Fax                           +1 214 8544848                 Fiscal Year End           January
 URL                           www.blockbuster.com            Revenue (in USD           5,287.90
                                                              Million)
 Industry                      Retailing
 Locations                     Argentina, Australia, Canada, Chile, Colombia, Denmark, Guatemala, Ireland, Israel,
                               Italy, Mexico, New Zealand, Panama, Portugal, Spain, Taiwan, Thailand, United
                               States, Uruguay
Source: Annual Report, Company Website, Primary and Secondary Research                        © World Market Intelligence




Blockbuster Inc.: SWOT Analysis & Company Profile                                                    Published April 2010
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2 BUSINESS DESCRIPTION

Blockbuster Inc. (Blockbuster) is one of the largest video rental and retail chains in the US. Currently, it operates
more than 7,000 company owned as well as franchised stores in over 19 countries across Europe, Latin America,
North America and Asia-Pacific. The company’s main offerings include videos as well as video games for in-store
rental, sale and trade. It also sells other entertainment related merchandise including in-home movies such as
theatrical movie, television series and direct-to-video products and game entertainment offered principally through
traditional (in-store) retail outlets, online, and through cable and satellite providers. As of October 2009, the
company had 30,154 employees.

The company operates Blockbuster Online, an online service portal offering rental of movies delivered by mail. It
also uses direct operat
								
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