Redbox and Kroger honor vets with free movie deal for Veteran's Day

Kroger and Redbox have teamed up to honor veterans with a free Redbox movie rental from November 11 to November 13.

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ADA: Legal and practical advice

With nearly $2 million in damages and fees paid to plaintiffs in the recent Lighthouse for the Blind and Visually Impaired v. Redbox Automated Retail LLC settlement, it's important to revisit ADA compliance implications for self-service industries.

Redbox CEO: 'We're not pleased'

Redbox CEO discusses decreased sales and what the company plans to do moving forward.

Outerwall gets back to basics

The company wrapped up 2013 a few kiosk ventures short, shifting focus to the ecoATM and its core businesses.

Globox picks up where Redbox left off

The startup caters to diverse ethnic populations who are underserved by the mainstream films offered by Redbox.

Coinstar banking on automated retail

Coinstar's kiosk lineup targets automated retail in new markets.

Generate more revenue with digital ads on your DVD kiosk

An important part of generating revenue when running a business involves setting up advertisements so you can potentially draw more customers. An advertisement can range from a normal print advertisement to digital advertisements, spanning many types like banner ads. For DVD rental businesses, digital ads can help draw people to DVD rental kiosks.

The Olympic impact on Coinstar's Q3 report

A lack of new releases for Redbox and record viewership of the Olympics led to a stagnant Q3.

Coins, coffee and concerts: Coinstar's on the move

Coinstar converts more businesses into self-service kiosks with Rubi and Redbox Tickets.

Redbox responsible for Coinstar's Q2 growth

Q2 earnings call detailed the company's new ventures, didn't address streaming service scheduled to launch this year.

Redbox sets sights on Canada

Will the retail giant push out the smaller competition?

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Redbox survey ranks 'It's the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown' #1

Redbox is offering a Halloween-themed special on movie rentals at its kiosks across the country between Oct. 21 and Nov. 2.

Outerwall wins software innovation award

Outerwall Inc. is the winner of the 2014 Software AG Innovation Award in Digital Enterprise for its enterprise management software.

Videotel provides digital signage solution at California museum

Kiosk and digital media manufacturer Videotel has developed a digital signage solution at the Sunnyvale Heritage Park Museum in California.

Redbox streaming shuts down

DVD kiosk provider Redbox announced the company will shut down its moving streaming platform on Tuesday, October 7, 2014.

Outerwall to report Q3 results

Outerwall Inc. has announced the date for reporting the company's third quarter results.

Outerwall CFO makes top '40 Under 40' list in Seattle business journal

Parent company of Redbox, Coinstar and ecoATM kiosks Outerwall Inc. announced the company's chief financial officer, Galen C. Smith, made the "40 Under 40" list of the Puget Sound Business Journal.

Outerwall commits to recycling 2 million pounds of e-waste

Outerwall Inc. announced at the Clinton Global Initiative that it is committed to bringing in 2 million pounds of e-waste to its ecoATM recycling kiosks in the next three years.

Outerwall intros #KioskSelfie contest

Outerwall Inc., in partnership with the Seattle Seahawks, has announced the #KioskSelfie sweepstakes calling for fans to snap a selfie with a Redbox, Coinstar or ecoATM kiosk and submit it to Outerwall's website.

Disability rights advocates support equal access to self-service

Redbox recently settled a lawsuit brought by advocates for the blind over end-user issues with the company's DVD kiosks.

Seattle Seahawks accepting youth services donations via Coinstar kiosks

Seattle Seahawk fans can support the team this year by donating to Seattle youth services at participating Coinstar kiosks.

"Dinner and a Movie," starring Redbox and Olive Garden

Olive Garden announced it is joining with Redbox for its "Dinner and a Movie" promotion. Customers at the restaurant can participate in the deal with Olive Garden's Buy One, Take One prices starting at $12.99.

Redbox to remove 500 DVD kiosks

Redbox is to remove over 500 DVD rental kiosks in the U.S. during 2014, The Wall Street Journal reports. According to The Journal, Redbox, which is owned by Outerwall, installed more than 40,000 DVD rental kiosks in grocery stores, 7-Elevens and Walmarts in the last seven years.

Redbox president exits company as Outerwall plans workforce reduction

Redbox is now without an acting president, as Outerwall announced that Anne Saunders has left the company. Outerwall CEO Scott Di Valerio will oversee Redbox operations until a replacement is named. "I am confident in the future of Redbox and...

Redbox Instant by Verizon now available on PS3

Redbox Instant by Verizon has officially rolled out the PlayStation 3 computer entertainment system. For $8 a month, a Redbox Instant by Verizon subscription plan includes four new release rentals at any Redbox kiosk nationwide, plus the ability to stream...

Outerwall shares take a beating, but analysts remain optimistic

Although Outerwall investors have been dumping shares since the company cut its earnings and revenue forecasts for the fiscal year, analysts on Seeking Alpha say the company is in the pink — even while Redbox battles obsolescence with the rise...

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DVD rental kiosks are almost everywhere and renting movies has never been more convenient. For retailers, DVD kiosks offer a low-footprint option to generate high foot traffic.