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Redbox Runover in the Works?

There's trouble brewing at Redbox: President Mitch Lowe has announced his resignation, and parent company Coinstar revised its second-quarter revenue outlook downward last week. Here are some key signs consumers and investors should watch to see if the Redbox business model (i.e. kiosk rental machines) is obsolete.

Free movie rental coupon from Redbox

Get a free one-night DVD rental using Redbox coupon code CHANCEMONOP. Unclear if the coupon code is case sensitive. If you keep the disc longer than...

Why Blockbuster Went Bust While Netflix Flourished

It's easy to blame Blockbuster's collapse, which culminated Thursday in a voluntary Chapter 11 filing, on the rise of streaming Internet video and kiosk rental options. But Netflix faced the same threats and it's thriving. So what did Netflix do smarter than its bankrupt rival?

5 best $5 buys

We all know a five-dollar bill doesn't go nearly as far as it once did. Short of a gourmet coffee or maybe a meal at a fast food chain, there's not a...