Analysts Predict DVD Sales Will Drop in '07

A recent report by two Wall Street analysts asserts that 2007 will be the first year in which consumer spending on DVDs will decline. Analysts Richard Greenfield and Mark Smaldon of Pali Capital, New York, stated that DVD sales will fall by 1%, due to the market reaching maturity and because of online and on-demand video sales undercutting in-store options. The study was based on negative sales figures

A recent report by two Wall Street analysts asserts that 2007 will be the first year in which consumer spending on DVDs will decline.

Analysts Richard Greenfield and Mark Smaldon of Pali Capital, New York, stated that DVD sales will fall by 1%, due to the market reaching maturity and because of online and on-demand video sales undercutting in-store options. The study was based on negative sales figures reported by two major DVD retailers, Circuit City and Best Buy.

“Year-over-

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