Last US Blockbuster video rental stores to close

The last 300 Blockbuster Video film rental stores in the US are closing in the face of unrelenting competition from online digital video, corporate parent company Dish Network has said.

About 2,800 people are expected to lose their jobs by early January.

The once-dominant chain filed for bankruptcy, pummelled by Netflix’s DVD-by-post and online streaming services.

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