Don't bury the traditional video rental specialists yet.
Something started earlier this year when an unloved Hollywood Entertainment
Then, last month, Movie Gallery
Does it impress you when two of the industry's leading players are eating their own cooking? It should.
Yes, the bricks-and-mortar chains have been hit from all over. Netflix
If you ask me, the fact that the chains have taken to reinvention by expanding their subscription plans, video game offerings, and resale items shows that they won't go down without a fight. So, grab the popcorn. It's going to be a battle worth watching.
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Longtime Fool contributor Rick Munarriz singled out Netflix in the Oct. 2002 edition of TMF Select -- which later becameMotley Fool Hidden Gems. It was a memorable call, given that the stock was bottoming out at a split-adjusted $5.45 a share at the time. Yes, Rick has been a Netflix customer -- and shareholder -- since 2002. He also owns stock in Hollywood Entertainment.