Amazon just dropped an unexpected announcement. In one week, the cost of membership to Amazon Prime, which buys access to express shipping, streaming media, and lots of Kindle content, will jump over 25% to $99. 490 more words
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Who could possibly see the major movie and television show rental company Netflix finding themselves in some trouble? Last July, CEO of the company, Reed Hastings, apologized for how his message of splitting the online streaming and the physical DVD rental through the mailing service. 222 more words
Reports indicate that the company briefly known as Qwikster has intentions of expanding its entertainment empire, going from leasing others’ successes to original television programming to the depths of film-making. 884 more words
Over the months, this blog has featured a lot of lists of best practices and tips. This post is going to be a bit different. There’s nothing better than learning from experience, and this time we’d like to learn from Netflix’ bad experience when it mishandled attempts to change its offering and rates. 464 more words
It was such a novel idea at the time.
Take the current model of the video store, augment the payment structure, and reap the rewards. Late fees? 1,587 more words