Wednesday, May 4, 2011
1st Quarter Comparison of Home Entertainment Revenues
The Netflix Effect? DVD sales fall 20%. (Mashable, 5/4/2011)
Excerpt: DVD sales fell 20% in the first quarter of 2011, suggesting that video streaming from Netflix and others may be having an impact on the business.
The Digital Entertainment Group, which monitors DVD sales, has a different spin: The organization blames the lack of blockbuster releases and the fact that Easter came later this year than last year — when it fell during the first quarter — for the shortfall.