PREVIOUSLY VIEWED MOVIES RIDE THE DVD WAVE

Riding the crest of the DVD sales wave, some retailers are also doing well with previously viewed movies.Aside from concerns about scratches -- most retailers offer guarantees -- DVDs have a much longer lifespan than their videocassette predecessors, and command a premium over the tapes."We get about $10 for used DVDs, and we sell a lot of them," said Bob Gettner, video buyer/coordinator, B&R Stores,

Riding the crest of the DVD sales wave, some retailers are also doing well with previously viewed movies.

Aside from concerns about scratches -- most retailers offer guarantees -- DVDs have a much longer lifespan than their videocassette predecessors, and command a premium over the tapes.

"We get about $10 for used DVDs, and we sell a lot of them," said Bob Gettner, video buyer/coordinator, B&R Stores, Lincoln, Neb. Meanwhile, previously viewed VHS seldom sells for more th

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