Chart of the day: Blockbuster and Circuit City vs. Apple, Amazon, Best Buy

Chart of the day: Blockbuster and Circuit City vs. Apple, Amazon, Best Buy

Summary: The reaction to Blockbuster's attempt to buy Circuit City has ranged from the comical to the downright negative.I don't get this deal, but at least I'm not alone.

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The reaction to Blockbuster's attempt to buy Circuit City has ranged from the comical to the downright negative.

I don't get this deal, but at least I'm not alone. On the bright side, Blockbuster has provided us with a few charts of the day.

First up, Blockbuster compares itself to other retailing juggernauts assuming it buys Circuit City. Competitive advantage? bbi.png

And stores will be everywhere.

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And there's the shareholder value part (as if there will be any). I'm still scratching my head on this one.

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Topics: Amazon, Apple, CXO

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  • Name Please...

    I wonder which name going to get ditched? It wouldn't work even if Blockbuster folded all movie rental operations into an Circuit City in store kiosk just like Best Buy did with the Geek Squad. That scenario is not promised. The intenet has taken over and Netflix beat Blockbuster into submission. Circuit City has an great brand recognition aggressiveness at all. Honestly, Circuit City will better off with another established company not Blockbuster. Its not going to work. If I was an shareholder I will pass. Systemax will be better off purchasing Circuit City.
    1g2j
  • huh? We are in a recession.. hold on guys

    This move doesnt make sense on soo many levels..

    blockbuster stores are convienent to get into and out of quick... circuit city not so.

    Are they trying to force me to change to netflix? I still have blockbuster cause i can swap movies in the store... then scam them for another 5 free at another store.

    If they cant fix that issue, how the heck do they plan to merge the two companies.

    BTW: that first chart is soo small, its almost unreadable.
    Been_Done_Before
  • another post.. reply to other blockbuster post

    they have the sale versions so close to the rentals sometimes people pick up the retail versions and try to rent them.

    Then there is the fact that they dont carry all the new releases.. stargate ark of truth.. didnt have it on release day even though they had the rental... come on guys...

    I do like the movie poster things though.. i just dont want to spend the cash right now to outfit my house.

    BTW: Why do i keep getting that stupid authorid error when i post in some subjects?
    Been_Done_Before