12 Apr Redbox Staffer Threatened With Prison Time for Buying ‘Coco’ DVDs [Variety]
By Gene Maddaus
April 11, 2018 | Disney is taking the gloves off in its battle with Redbox, working to make it significantly harder for the kiosk operator to obtain DVDs of recent Disney releases.
According to an amended complaint filed on Tuesday by Redbox, Disney has recently retained Anderson Merchandisers, an in-store merchandising company, in its effort to limit the kiosk operator’s purchases of Disney DVDs. Redbox alleges that a major big-box retailer has been instructed not to allow its employees to buy more than five Disney DVDs. The retailer is not identified in the complaint, but Anderson has a close relationship with Walmart.
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