Blockbuster: The rise and fall of the movie rental store, and what happened to the brand
- Blockbuster grew from a single store in Dallas to a chain of 9,000 locations over two decades.
- But mistakes, such as declining to acquire Netflix when it was just a startup, led the company to go bankrupt and close almost all of its stores.
- Recent website changes have some speculating about a possible comeback. Here’s how Blockbuster went from a retail force to a nostalgic memory.