In a very short window of time Netflix has changed the way we pick and consume movies and laid its primary competitor to waste. Check out this infographic for an interesting look at the consumer shift.
It wasn’t so long ago that Blockbuster’s blue and gold awnings were synonymous with movie rentals. The last decade, as the above infographic highlights, has been a brutal beat down for the rental giant. It’s hard to believe that Blockbuster turned down the chance to acquire Netflix for a mere $50 million (a tiny fraction of what they now owe creditors).
How Netflix Destroyed Blockbuster [Daily Infographic]
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- Published 05/23/11