“Another one bites the dust” (or 2) – Blockbuster, Nokia, Movie Gallery/Hollywood video

Summary: Video retailer Blockbuster (and competitor Hollywood Video) are now bankrupt Video rentals/sales are at an all time high – but via digital downloads not DVDs Nokia, once the cell phone industry leader, is in deep trouble and risk of failure Yet mobile use (calls, texts, internet access, email) is at an all time high…

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Spend on what pays off – not what your used to spending on – movie studios

How do you pick a movie to see – whether at the theatre or at home?  The movie studios think you pick movies by what you see on TV ads, according to the Los Angeles Times "Studios struggle to rein in marketing costs."  I remember the old days when my friends and I grabbed a…

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