NewsScan: DVD stats

Bergman, Barbara J. (barbara.bergman@mnsu.edu)
Tue, 16 Jul 2002 14:25:26 -0700 (PDT)

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DVD STATS
A trade association for the video software industry has released the
following statistics: DVD sales rose 69% last year over 2000, to $5.4
billion; DVD sales passed VHS tape sales, which fell 9% to $4.9 billion;
renters spent $7 billion on tapes, down 26%, and $1.4 billion on discs,
up 100%; and just 25% of homes have players, with that figure expected
to reach 35% expected by year's end. (USA Today 16 Jul 2002)
http://www.usatoday.com/life/cyber/tech/2002-07-16-super-...

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