NCR Corporation announced it will deploy BLOCKBUSTER Express kiosks in more than 300 Kwik Trip convenience stores throughout Iowa, Minnesota and Wisconsin, increasing BLOCKBUSTER Express availability in the Midwest in addition to existing presence in markets such as Chicago, Detroit and Indianapolis.
According to the statement, “Kwik Trip stores take pride in offering customers immediate access to quality and economical products in a highly mobile environment,” said Bob Thorud, vice president of operations, Kwik Trip. “We work as an extension of our customers’ families, offering relevant services and products to fit their needs. BLOCKBUSTER Express-branded kiosks proved to be a perfect addition to our service offerings and, backed by NCR’s technology and expertise, will help us bring quality and affordable home entertainment to our customers and their families. We are looking forward to offering our customers the pleasure of renting DVDs through NCR’s BLOCKBUSTER Express-branded kiosks.”
“NCR’s BLOCKBUSTER Express-branded kiosks are bringing efficiency, ease of use and entertainment to consumers,” said Alex Camara, vice president and general manager of NCR Entertainment. “Our DVD-rental kiosk deployments continue to rise as c-stores such as Kwik Trip realize the added value they can bring to customers while they make their purchases. By partnering with NCR, Kwik Trip is providing customers affordable and accessible family–friendly entertainment options to consumers across the U.S.”