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Major Chicagoland retailer drops HD DVD support

Grant's Appliances, one of the top 30 electronics retailers in the US, has joined the growing list of stores that have gotten rid of HD DVD and decided to promote Blu-ray exclusively.

According to a source at Grant's, the entire chain has stopped ordering new HD DVD supply, and the existing inventory has already been depleted.

Target is the first headlining retail chain to move to Blu-ray exclusively. Blockbuster retail locations and other smaller chains such as BJ's Wholesale have followed suit. Kmart is the only national retailer siding with HD DVD at least in some locations, howe

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damnwrx3378d ago

to have HD DVD around....Thank You for the support for b).
So, we can move on with our lives.

MikeGdaGod3378d ago

i'm in chicago and i've never heard of this store.

they might be a big retailer, but i've never seen one and i'm all over the city.

TheTwelve3378d ago

I realize that my purchase of the PS3 back in January '07 was partly responsible for the destruction of HD DVD. It's a slightly lovely feeling, I admit.

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zambrota3378d ago

ps3 has caused Hd Dvd's downfall

SONY is winning 2 wars this time and for the first time they are winning a major format war

Zip3378d ago

think blu - and we consumers will supports you :D?

3sexty rulzzz3378d ago ShowReplies(1)
Salvadore3378d ago (Edited 3378d ago )

This should give Toshiba a slap in the face and make them come to some sense.

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