THE INCREDIBLE SHRINKING DVD

Once when a video was said to have "legs," it meant only good things: The title would sell or rent for a long time.With growing demand for DVDs, movies have been growing "legs" of a different kind, ones that carry them out store doors without payment.By far the biggest -- and in many cases the only -- complaint, by retailers about the sell-through video category is that too many DVD inventory units

Once when a video was said to have "legs," it meant only good things: The title would sell or rent for a long time.

With growing demand for DVDs, movies have been growing "legs" of a different kind, ones that carry them out store doors without payment.

By far the biggest -- and in many cases the only -- complaint, by retailers about the sell-through video category is that too many DVD inventory units are being stolen.

"What troubles us is that this is a dynamic categor

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