A ‘Despicable’ Selection6 Jul, 2010 By: John Latchem
A slow week for new releases, such as the one following the July 4 holiday, gives stores a nice excuse for sales or other promotions.
Best Buy covered its weekly ad circular with references to the new animated film Despicable Me, for which Best Buy is offering a smartphone app tie-in.
Related to this promotion, Best Buy is offering a $10 coupon toward a Despicable Me theater ticket with select Universal titles, such as Coraline, Land of the Lost, The Tale of Despereaux and The Incredible Hulk, listed at $14.99 each for the Blu-ray version.
Best Buy’s CinemaNow movie download service offered Greenberg for $15.95. The movie won’t be released on DVD or Blu-ray until July 13.
Best Buy also has a Clash of the Titans cell-phone skin for free with preorders of the movie on DVD or Blu-ray. It hits shelves July 27.
Catalog Blu-ray titles were offered for sale by Best Buy at $9.99 and $14.99 each.
Target offered select catalog titles on Blu-ray at $14.99 each.