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80/20 Rules Dooms Traditional DVD Retailers

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The 80/20 rule, that is 20% of DVD titles get 80% of the business, is forcing niche and obscure DVDs off the shrinking retail shelf. Though not a problem for providers like Netflix, old style retailers, libraries included, don't have the space and funding to keep comprehensive collections anymore as the number of titles released into the marketplace explodes.


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