Is Netflix, Inc. About to Kill DVD Services?

Netflix (NASDAQ: NFLX  ) is changing. That's no secret. It's been years since those iconic red DVD mailers started playing second fiddle to streaming services.

These days, however, DVD mailers have gone from second fiddle to something like fifth bassoon -- a largely forgotten and almost embarrassing presence at the very fringe of the orchestra. Evidence is stacking up that the service may meet its maker in the foreseeable future.

Soon enough, you'll have to find a retail store or an Outerwall Redbox kiosk for your DVD and Blu-ray needs. Netflix might be about to hand over the reins to the disc-based market and won't miss it all that much.

Let's dive into Netflix's DVD-busting moves in the slideshow below.

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