Alternative Video Killed the Video Store

Back in the early days of commercial Video on Demand (circa 1999), when I was with the on-demand, Application Service Provider, DemandVideo, one of the benchmarks for our success was the demise of a video store.   That is, we knew that if a video store went out of business because of what we were doing, we were changing the status quo. Eight years later, it looks this milestone has been met, as indicated in this report from WCVB indicates that at least one video store’s demise can be attributed to the success of alternative methods of video delivery, such as VOD, online and Netflix.


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