Netflix Makes a Qwikster Retreat

By Larry Teren

So now Netflix announces another corrective action to how they do business. The idea of spinning off their two operations into, well- two operations, didn’t seem right after all. It would have meant maintaining two websites, two credit card processing systems, two sets of login id’s and passwords, etc. Continue reading “Netflix Makes a Qwikster Retreat”

Netflix Offers Blockbuster Savings?

By Larry Teren

I recently heard that Netflix raised their monthly fees for renting films. It was couched in such a way that it does not look like a price increase but rather a splitting of the current all-in-one service into two distinct plans. The thinking is that most people really only use one or the other aspect of the service but not both. It smacks of a little double talk to me and definitely confusing. You can read the official explanation on their blog located at http://blog.netflix.com/2011/07/netflix-introduces-new-plans-and.html . Continue reading “Netflix Offers Blockbuster Savings?”