Thursday, December 22, 2005

Blockbuster loses most in quarterly franchise index

I guess now wouldn't be a good time to become a Blockbuster Video store franchise owner, eh?

Via Fosters:
Consumers are still eating the pizza, with Papa John's posting the second-best performance in the Rosenberg Center Franchise 50 in the third quarter of 2005 with a 29.7 percent gain, but they're more apt to rent the movie online or pay for it through an on-demand service.

Blockbuster was the biggest loser in the third quarter, with a 48.2 percent decline in market value. The Rosenberg Center Franchise 50 Index at UNH's Whittemore School of Business tracks the market performance of the top 50 U.S. public franchisors.

Read more about the Franchise 50 index

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