Dean Wilson, the No. 2 man at Blockbuster and the retailer's principal negotiator with studios, surprised the industry and most in his own company by resigning late last week.
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Columbia TriStar Marketing Group has named two execs to top spots running its expanding online-marketing operations. Dwight Caines was tapped senior VP, Internet marketing strategy, and Amy Powell…
Microsoft is bullish about the antitrust case being brought by the European Union after emerging triumphant from its five-year battle with the U.S. Justice Dept.
BMG artists will be feeling the burn online, thanks to a new deal cut with Listen.com. The music Netco has cut a deal to let users of its digital subscription service Rhapsody download from a…
Sony rolled out its "Spider-Man" DVD and video on Friday to make it more like a movie opening. The strategy paid off handsomely as the web-slinger delivered blockbuster weekend numbers. More than…
"Ice Age" is set to break the ice in two new markets on Nov. 26. The Fox Home Entertainment CGI-animated movie will be the first major studio film to debut simultaneously on the new D-VHS…
Sony Imageworks' animated short "The ChubbChubbs" picked up two awards in October, including the animated short nod at the Intl. Short Film Festival, an important bellwether for Oscar hopes.
Comcast CEO Brian Roberts appealed to FCC staffers and chairman Michael Powell in meetings and a telephone call last week to keep the company's Internet access deal with AOL Time Warner confidential.
Germany's home entertainment industry cheered a win for DVD distributors last month in what could be a precedent-setting decision by a German court.