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Old 01-15-2008, 05:00 PM   #13
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Originally Posted by phansson View Post

Do you have any idea when we will see a retailer choose a side? That would be some exciting news.
This is really the slow season. Nobody feels under any real pressure to do anything.

That being said, after the Warner announcement which essentially decided the format war, I would say that all the retailers are or will be on a track in the direction of total Blu – esp. as preparation time for next Holiday season begins. They did not like the format war to begin with and they do not like the after-effects because it confuses consumers…….and takes up shelf space.

Currently, I would say that BestBuy is on the fastest track toward eventual total Blu enlightenment to its customers.