NCR Corporation announced that it is expanding its DVD kiosk presence in the southeast U.S. by installing BLOCKBUSTER Express-branded DVD kiosks in all of BI-LO’s 207 grocery stores located throughout South Carolina, North Carolina, Georgia and Tennessee.
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NCR Expands its BLOCKBUSTER Express Grocery Presence in Southeast Through New Deployments at BI-LO
New NCR kiosks to replace existing kiosks from competitors
DULUTH, Ga.–NCR Corporation (NYSE: NCR) is expanding its DVD kiosk presence in the southeast U.S. NCR will install its BLOCKBUSTER Express®-branded DVD kiosks in all of BI-LO’s 207 grocery stores located throughout South Carolina, North Carolina, Georgia and Tennessee. The BLOCKBUSTER Express kiosks will replace 168 previously installed DVD kiosks from competing brands.
BI-LO customers will be able to rent their favorite new and classic DVD titles 24 hours a day from BLOCKBUSTER Express kiosks, which will be located outside the store at most locations. With a simple swipe of their credit card, customers will have access to the widest selection of popular DVDs available for only $1 per night per rental. Customers can keep the DVDs as long as they want, and return their selections to any BLOCKBUSTER Express kiosk.
NCR operates the highest-capacity DVD-rental kiosk in the industry, with the capability to hold more than 950 DVDs each. For a full list of titles available at BLOCKBUSTER Express kiosks, visit www.blockbusterexpress.com, where customers can rent a DVD online.
“People instantly recognize the BLOCKBUSTER Express brand as a place to go to make each night a movie night,” said Justin Hotard, vice president and general manager, NCR Entertainment. “Now BI-LO customers can choose a DVD from our BLOCKBUSTER Express kiosks as they shop for their groceries. At just $1 per night, that is affordable entertainment made convenient by our new partnership with our great new partner, BI-LO.”
Headquartered in Mauldin, S.C., BI-LO operates 207 supermarkets in North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia and Tennessee, employing approximately 15,100 people. Founded in 1961, the company provides shoppers substantial savings without sacrificing quality or freshness through its BI-LO BONUSCARD(r) and other exclusive programs. A committed corporate citizen, BI-LO has donated more than $52 million through its BI-LO Charities efforts to organizations across the company’s footprint since 1983. For more information, visit www.bi-lo.com.
About NCR Corporation
NCR Corporation (NYSE: NCR) is a global technology company leading how the world connects, interacts and transacts with business. NCR’s assisted- and self-service solutions and comprehensive support services address the needs of retail, financial, travel, healthcare, hospitality, entertainment, gaming and public sector organizations in more than 100 countries. NCR (www.ncr.com) is headquartered in Duluth, Georgia.