Netflix didn’t kill Blockbuster, it was the media – ex-boss

If you read Blockbuster’s obituary, you might see the words “brutally slain by Netflix” but the former CEO of the one-time video rental empire is here to tell you otherwise. In a new interview, ex-Blockbuster boss James Keyes reckons the company was well placed to withstand the Netflix juggernaut, but not a maelstrom of media coverage predicting a slip into bankruptcy. “We were very well positioned to succeed over Netflix because we had arguably a superior offer,” Keyes told

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