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February 14, 2014

Medbox, a provider of industry specific services and systems to the medical and retail industries, has announced two senior-level appointments.

WEST HOLLYWOOD, Calif. — Medbox, a provider of industry specific services and systems to the medical and retail industries, has announced two senior-level appointments.

November 21, 2012

Walgreens and Redbox on Tuesday announced that the first 250 customers to make a purchase at each of the more than 8,000 Walgreens locations nationwide on Thanksgiving Day will get a free one-night Redbox DVD rental.

DEERFIELD, Ill. — Walgreens and Redbox on Tuesday announced that the first 250 customers to make a purchase at each of the more than 8,000 Walgreens locations nationwide on Thanksgiving Day will get a free one-night Redbox DVD rental. The rental will be valid from Thanksgiving Day through Nov. 29, 2012, at any Walgreens offering Redbox rentals.

June 6, 2012

Coinstar is bringing its coffee kiosk to various retail channels through an exclusive agreement with Starbucks-owned Seattle's Best Coffee.

BELLEVUE, Wash. — Coinstar is bringing its coffee kiosk to various retail channels through an exclusive agreement with Starbucks-owned Seattle's Best Coffee.

June 5, 2012

Family Dollar is getting the Redbox treatment.

MATTHEWS, N.C. — Family Dollar is getting the Redbox treatment.

The discount store chain announced it inked a multiyear deal with the Coinstar subsidiary, through which Redbox kiosks will be installed at Family Dollar locations across the United States. Family Dollar customers will be able to rent new release DVDs at Redbox for $1.20 a night, Blu-ray discs for $2 a night and games for $2 a night.

April 13, 2012

Self-service is becoming more prevalent as consumers grow accustomed to using kiosks for everything from self-checkout in the supermarket to checking in for their flights. Experts estimated that by 2016, 3 million kiosks will be in use globally.


Self-service is becoming more prevalent as consumers grow accustomed to using kiosks for everything from self-checkout in the supermarket to checking in for their flights. Experts estimated that by 2016, 3 million kiosks will be in use globally.


February 8, 2012

Automated retail kiosks operator Redbox has agreed to purchase assets from NCR's entertainment line of business, including DVD kiosks, certain retailer contracts and DVD inventory.

OAKBROOK TERRACE, Ill. — Automated retail kiosks operator Redbox has agreed to purchase assets from NCR's entertainment line of business, including DVD kiosks, certain retailer contracts and DVD inventory.

NCR, which will be paid up to $100 million for the assets by the Coinstar subsidiary, said the business move is part of an effort to focus on other targeted industries.

In line with the assets purchase, Coinstar said it will also will enter into a strategic supplier arrangement where it will purchase product and services from NCR.

February 1, 2012

Redbox, a division of Coinstar, announced Tuesday it has renewed its agreement with Walmart to continue featuring Redbox kiosks at more than 3,700 Walmart locations nationwide.

OAKBROOK TERRACE, Ill. — Redbox, a division of Coinstar, announced Tuesday it has renewed its agreement with Walmart to continue featuring Redbox kiosks at more than 3,700 Walmart locations nationwide.

The agreement extends the availability of Redbox kiosks and builds upon the companies' more than 5-year relationship, said Redbox.

The first Redbox kiosks were installed in Walmart stores in 2006.

November 23, 2011

Walgreens will reward 1 million customers at its stores nationwide on Thanksgiving Day with a free one-day Redbox DVD rental, the drug store chain announced.

DEERFIELD, Ill. — Walgreens will reward 1 million customers at its stores nationwide on Thanksgiving Day with a free one-day Redbox DVD rental, the drug store chain announced.

The DVD rental, which will be given to the first 130 customers (not including prescription purchases) at the chain's more than 7,700 locations, will be valid at all Walgreens Redbox locations from Thanksgiving Day through Dec. 24.

November 21, 2011

Walgreens on Monday announced that all stores will be open on Thanksgiving Day from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., in addition to its more than 1,600 24-hour locations, including pharmacies.

DEERFIELD, Ill. — Walgreens on Monday announced that all stores will be open on Thanksgiving Day from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., in addition to its more than 1,600 24-hour locations, including pharmacies.

In addition to featuring a number of front-end promotions in store, Walgreens has teamed with Redbox to give away 1 million free movie rentals. On Thanksgiving, the first 130 customers to make a purchase at each Walgreens location will get a free one-day Redbox DVD rental valid thru Dec. 24.

October 28, 2011

Shoppers that take advantage of Redbox rentals should expect to see a change in price.

BELLEVUE, Wash. — Shoppers that take advantage of Redbox rentals should expect to see a change in price.

Redbox's parent company Coinstar on Thursday said that the daily rate for standard DVD rentals will increase 20 cents to $1.20. Prices for Blu-ray format movie rentals and for video game rentals, however, will not change and continue to be $1.50 and $2, respectively.

October 11, 2011

Redbox remains the dominant player in kiosk DVD rentals with an average of 55 million rentals monthly in second quarter 2011.

OAKBROOK TERRACE, Ill. — Redbox remains the dominant player in kiosk DVD rentals with an average of 55 million rentals monthly in second quarter 2011. The company, which built its market dominance on $1 rentals, is testing price increases in some markets. Redbox and Foursquare are partnering to allow consumers to use their smartphones to check availability and reserve titles at their nearest kiosk.


Competitor NDR is experimenting with DVD sales as well as rentals from its kiosks, and may expand the concept.

July 22, 2011

Coinstar announced that the president of its DVD rental subsidiary has resigned.

BELLEVUE, Wash. — Coinstar announced that the president of its DVD rental subsidiary has resigned.

Redbox president Mitch Lowe, who has led the business since April 2009 after joining the company in 2005, will leave to pursue other entrepreneurial interests. Lowe will stay on as president until a successor is named, Coinstar said, adding that the company has begun to search for a replacement.

June 24, 2011

Stop & Shop opened a new store in Andover, Mass., on Friday, the company said.

QUINCY, Mass. — Stop & Shop opened a new store in Andover, Mass., on Friday, the company said.

The new store, which touts several full-service departments, also features Check It! self checkout lanes, Scan It! handheld devices that allow customers to scan and bag groceries while they shop, as well as Order It! deli kiosks, where shoppers may pre-order deli items. Redbox and Coinstar kiosks are also available, the company said.

Additionally, the store also boasts a variety of energy-efficient features, including:

March 21, 2011

Coinstar will help boost the retail presence of a self-service kiosks provider through a new deal.

BELLEVUE, Wash. — Coinstar will help boost the retail presence of a self-service kiosks provider through a new deal.

January 6, 2011

Redbox, with the help of Orville Redenbacher's gourmet popping corn, is encouraging Facebook fans to go head-to-head with film critic Richard Roeper to predict this season's movie award winners.

OAKBROOK TERRACE, Ill. — Redbox, with the help of Orville Redenbacher's gourmet popping corn, is encouraging Facebook fans to go head-to-head with film critic Richard Roeper to predict this season's movie award winners.

October 12, 2010

About one month after announcing its movie rental milestone, Redbox reportedly also is offering video...

OAKBROOK TERRACE, Ill. About one month after announcing its movie rental milestone, Redbox reportedly also is offering video game enthusiasts the chance to rent games from its kiosks.

Redbox offers video game rentals for such systems as Nintendo DS, Nintendo Wii, Sony Playstation PS2 and PS3, and Microsoft Xbox 360. The price to rent the video games currently is $2 per day, according to published reports.

October 10, 2010

In an economy that can’t seem to get back on its feet, value-priced home entertainment...

September 6, 2010

Redbox announced Sunday that its one billionth movie was rented at one of its automated...

OAKBROOK TERRACE, Ill. Redbox announced Sunday that its one billionth movie was rented at one of its automated kiosks in Tampa, Fla.

 

“One billion rentals is an incredible milestone, as Redbox has quickly become the local video store for millions of consumers nationwide,” said Mitch Lowe, Redbox president. “Our popularity is a testament to our consumers’ loyalty and our steadfast commitment to making movie rentals affordable and convenient for our consumers.”

 

August 22, 2010

DigiPower has launched a rechargeable auxiliary battery pack for smart phones. The Jump Start Slim...

August 4, 2010

Redbox will roll out its fully automated DVD rental kiosks at CVS/pharmacy locations nationwide, marking...

June 6, 2010

DVD kiosk provider Redbox entered into an agreement to install fully automated DVD rental kiosks...

May 16, 2010

Kiosks are becoming a more important venue for video rentals. Attracted by the convenience and...

May 2, 2010

A regional supermarket chain has entered an agreement to install fully automated DVD rental kiosks...

February 1, 2010

NCR Corp. recently installed Blockbuster Express DVD-rental kiosks at more than 100 Bashas’ and Food...

January 3, 2010

The fully automated DVD rental provider located at the nation’s leading grocery, mass, drug and...