The Appetizer GameStop launched their initiative to rely more on digital distribution for their revenue generation, calling it the “Store of the Future.”Â As part of this initiative, they are selling over 2,000 PC downloadable PC games, along with free trials and other content.
The Appetizer Walmart announced that it is acquiring Vudu, an online video streaming service.Â The acquisition answers the question how the major DVD seller will be able to keep itself competitve against digital video streaming companies such as Amazon, Netflix, and Apple.
The Appetizer As Hulu and other Web television providers continue to find ways to help turn their companies into profitable businesses, one of the possibilities currently on the table at Hulu is to charge viewers to watch older shows.Â
The Appetizer Major videogame store retailer, GameStop, is well aware of the looming threat that digital distribution will ultimately have on its current business model.Â With the major platforms slowly making shifts into selling the products online and through stores controlled directly by them (with systems such as PSPgo and now the Iphone/Itouch community being […]
The Appetizer Since the rise of the internet, the music industry as we know it has been suffering, largely due to its reluctance to take the development of music downloading seriously when it first appeared to the general public.Â They did not make the investment during the early years of digital downloading to develop any […]