RETAILERS SEE HOT SUMMER FOR VIDEO REVENUES

After a less-than-sunny first half, a steady flow of box-office heavy hitters, coupled with the continual push of DVD product, will translate into a potent summer season for video, according to retailers and analysts."The slate for this summer looks like it is very well thought-out," said Bob Gettner, video buyer/coordinator, B&R Stores, Lincoln, Neb. "The studios have done a nice job of spacing out

After a less-than-sunny first half, a steady flow of box-office heavy hitters, coupled with the continual push of DVD product, will translate into a potent summer season for video, according to retailers and analysts.

"The slate for this summer looks like it is very well thought-out," said Bob Gettner, video buyer/coordinator, B&R Stores, Lincoln, Neb. "The studios have done a nice job of spacing out their movies [instead of] bunching them up in one month. It is shaping up to be a

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