Ergen Wages Deal-a-Month Spree...

Ergen Wages Deal-a-Month Spree...

There are 4 comments on the BusinessWeek story from Apr 8, 2011, titled Ergen Wages Deal-a-Month Spree.... In it, BusinessWeek reports that:

Charlie Ergen went almost three years without an acquisition after splitting up his satellite- television empire in 2008.

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Jeff

Mississauga, Canada

#1 Apr 8, 2011
The war between Dan and BBV ATL may not ne over. Might still be weeks of their comical postings.

The Blockbuster acquisition has little to do with its retail stores and more likely is aimed at using the brand name for online video, including movie services similar to Netflix's, said Mitchell.

“There's no reason to be in the retail business for media distribution,” said Mitchell.“What Dish is looking to do is get rid of the retail business as fast as possible, and believe me, Charlie Ergen is going to be ruthless
Nomo Blockbuster

United States

#2 Apr 8, 2011
If the acquisition has little to do with the stores, then why is Delusional Dish claiming to planning to keep the stores open? Blockbuster stores are the company's biggest liability. Delusional Dish must know that.
Hollywood Undead

United States

#3 Apr 8, 2011
BLOCKBUSTER LIVES! KEEP THE DREAM ALIVE!
Nomo Blockbuster

United States

#4 Apr 8, 2011
Dream on.

A lot of movie/TV executives are getting cocky because the economy is improving and, in doing so, make a lot of bad decisions. Delusional Dish's acquisition of Blockbuster is no exception.

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