Blockbuster Opens Eight Online Distribution Centers7 Jun, 2005 By: Erik Gruenwedel
Seeking to expedite delivery of product within its online movie rental business, Blockbuster Inc. today said it has opened eight distribution centers throughout the country. This brings its total to 30 hubs since launching Blockbuster Online in August 2004.
The service, which claims more than 750,000 subscribers and a rental library of more than 40,000 titles, will now include fulfillment centers in Edison, N.J.; Baton Rouge, La.; Kansas City, Mo.; Las Vegas; Louisville, Ky.; Pittsburgh; Portland, Ore.; and Rochester, N.Y.
Despite expansion of its distribution network, Blockbuster said it remains on course to integrate in-store and online fulfillment through its more than 9,000 global retail stores.