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How Not To Raise Prices

The prep for this week's article has been amazing in a car-wreck sort of way. You see the twisted hunks of metal and think, "Wow. I didn't know cars could do that!" and then you wince, because for whoever was inside, it had to hurt.

DISH Proceeds after Winning Bid for Blockbuster

A Blockbuster video store in Central Kentucky shutters, one of many

A Blockbuster franchise is shuttered, one of many. photo:bmm

DALLAS – Last week Dish Network Corp. won the bid for Blockbuster in a bankruptcy auction for the video-rental chain, offering $320.6 million for the video company’s assets.

Blockbuster Says No to Buying Circuit City

Circuit City Stores Inc., the big-box electronics retailer with tumbling sales this year, has lost a buyer - Blockbuster Inc.