said by joebear29:
This may go against the Blockbuster Fail sentiment, but I really appreciated the company in the mid-90s. I remember when the local video store would literally have one copy of a new release, and it would take weeks to rent it. I really felt Blockbuster brought a really nice, efficient operation that improved my own personal experience from the hole-in-the-wall video store that preceded it in my town.
Much in the same way people have appreciated Wal-Mart coming into their area. Well, except for any small business owner that the new store crushes.