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The rise and fall of Blockbuster

6 monthes ago   |   By Business Insider

The first Blockbuster opened in 1985 in Dallas, Texas.
Over the next two decades, Blockbuster became the top movie -rental business in the US.
However, Netflix and Redbox started challenging Blockbuster since they had no rental fees.
In 2010, the company filed for bankruptcy and closed all of its stores except for one .
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Before there was Netflix, HBO Go, or Amazon Prime , there was Blockbuster.
Throughout the '90s and early 2000s, Blockbuster was the top video-rental company in the US, but that didn't last forever. As other, more dynamic...
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