AFTER A YEAR OF DELAYS, DVD TO SPIN INTO STORES IN SPRING

LAS VEGAS -- Digital video discs will finally reach retail shelves this spring.After almost a year of delays, as companies wrangled over copy-protection issues, marketing plans for hardware and software introductions were unveiled at the Winter Consumer Electronics Show here Jan. 9 to 12.DVD is heralded as the next major advance in packaged entertainment, allowing movies and other content to be played

LAS VEGAS -- Digital video discs will finally reach retail shelves this spring.

After almost a year of delays, as companies wrangled over copy-protection issues, marketing plans for hardware and software introductions were unveiled at the Winter Consumer Electronics Show here Jan. 9 to 12.

DVD is heralded as the next major advance in packaged entertainment, allowing movies and other content to be played from a 5-inch disc. Some proponents expect DVD to replace the videoca

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