Getting a last minute boost by Sony’s “The Interview,” the electronic sale of movies and TV shows in the United States grew 30% in 2014, to earn nearly $1.6 billion for the first time. A record year…
It should turn out to be a very happy holiday for Hollywood's homevideo divisions. If all goes according to plan, the weeks between Thanksgiving and Christmas should generate more revenue than ever…
Hollywood’s home video industry showed significant signs of growth in several categories in 2013, with digital sales of movies and TV shows, in particular, growing by nearly 50% last year. The…
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Amy Jo Smith has been promoted to president of the Digital Entertainment Group, the industry organization overseeing the growth of DVD, Blu-ray and UltraViolet. Promotion comes as the DEG is kicking…
Hollywood's homevideo industry saw sales rise 5% during the first three months of the year, as consumers bought more Blu-rays. DVD and Blu-ray disc sales, rentals, digital downloads and subscriptions…
The health of Hollywood's homevideo biz isn't as dire as many have positioned it to be, with the industry showing growth across most categories in 2012, and sales of product still outpacing rentals.
Digital platforms continued to pump more coin into Hollywood's homevideo biz during the third quarter, with the segment growing 51% during the last three months, to earn $1.2 billion, according to a…
Growth in kiosk usage, as well as increases in digital sales and rentals, boosted the homevideo biz in the U.S. by 1% in the first half of the year, to $8.4 billion.
Trade org Digital Entertainment Group has created a unit to promote 3D in the home.
DEG: Growth in Blu-ray, rental, electronic distribution offset steep DVD drop
DVD really started to show its age in 2008. According to the Digital Entertainment Group, DVD sales slumped 9% last year, bringing overall homevideo spending down 5.5% to $22.4 billion.