By now you have probably noticed the familiar red kiosks that are in almost 50,000 locations in the U.S. and wondering how much doe s a Redbox franchise startup cost. DVD kiosk rentals are booming and Redbox is clearly the leader in the industry with over 50% of the physical DVD rental market. There is clearly an opportunity and while ... Read More »
Welcome to the website that’s all about how to own a Redbox machine. It’s not a franchis...
With the video store concept fading into a memory much like the typewriter, the opportunity for Redb...
While there is not a Redbox franchise profit since the company does not franchise their machine, per...
Getting funding to start a business is difficult and financing a Redbox franchise or other DVD kiosk...
Since you have made it to our site, I’m assuming you are looking for information on how to buy a Redbox machine and what it costs. There isn’t a lot of information available as I’ll explain more in a bit. Many people are interested in starting a Redbox DVD rental business as this company has exploded over the years. Redbox ... Read More »
You may have read about how to start a Redbox franchise from various sites on the internet. The actual truth is that at this time, you can’t. The only way to have a redbox kiosk is that you have a high traffic location and the company may choose to lease space from you. High traffic locations are reportedly at 15,000 ... Read More »
Welcome to the website that’s all about how to own a Redbox machine. It’s not a franchise, but there is an application process that business owners can undertake to try and get a Redbox machine at their place of business. Find out how to apply for a Redbox machine here… What are the requirements for business owners applying for ... Read More »
With the video store concept fading into a memory much like the typewriter, the opportunity for Redbox franchise opportunities would be a great way to monetize high-traffic locations. Redbox video rentals are an excellent business model as the overhead and time to operate are very low. Plus, with over 30% of all DVD rentals taking place at a kiosk and ... Read More »
While there is not a Redbox franchise profit since the company does not franchise their machine, perhaps there is a way to profit from the DVD kiosks. While there are not official industry figures as to how much an individual kiosk can profit but we have found a few clues through corporate SEC filings to help determine what those profits ... Read More »
Redbox DVD machine application link and information: Even small stores are getting new Redbox DVD machines
Here is a photo below that I snapped of my local Giant Eagle grocery store chain’s GetGo gas station’s new Redbox DVD machine. There’s another new Redbox DVD machine I noticed in front of a small convenience store in a place in “The Valley” in Ohio, as we call it, that’s not even a store that has a ton of ... Read More »
I research from time to time many terms like “Redbox franchise” and “I own a Redbox” and “my Redbox machine” and “I got a Redbox” in order to try and turn up the owners who’ve already been through the application process for a Redbox DVD kiosk machine and have been approved — or even those who’ve been denied — in ... Read More »
It’s funny to read all the questions that people pose about owning or franchising a Redbox DVD kiosk, and even more interesting to read some of the responses online. The truth is, we won’t know how much a Redbox machine costs to have installed at your place of business until you apply using the steps outlined in the above link. ... Read More »
Getting funding to start a business is difficult and financing a Redbox franchise or other DVD kiosk rental company is no different. When looking for financing, a bank is primarily concerned with your credit score and collateral. The credit score should be in the 650 range. Collateral is the assets both through the business and personally that the bank would ... Read More »
Once you visit https://redbox.custhelp.com/app/ask in order to find out more information about getting a Redbox machine, here’s the information I received — which doesn’t include any pricing information, because I believe it varies from store to store: Redbox Customer Service: Hi my name is Redbox Customer Service, please give me one moment while I review your question. Redbox Customer Service: Thank you ... Read More »
Well, for all those folks waiting to get a Redbox machine outside of their store, please follow the application process listed at the link above. And for those who run websites, Redbox has just launched an affiliate program, paying people who are approved a flat fee of $0.25 for each applicable order that a visitor completes within one day of ... Read More »
There’s an interesting new piece making the rounds from CNN into Twitter-land and beyond. “Coinstar is kicking Netflix’s butt,” is the title of the CNN article describing how the innovation of Redbox-owner Coinstar is causing the company to surge beyond its competitors, especially in the wake of the news that Seattle’s Best Coffee machines will be meting out coffee from ... Read More »
Coffee kiosks are the hot new thing in automated retail Coinstar, owner of the uber-popular RedBox DVD machines that prompt many inquiries each day from customers hoping to get their own kiosks outside their own businesses, is taking a serious leap into the coffee kiosk business. The Seattle’s Best Coffee brand already enjoys more than 50 of the strikingly new ... Read More »
Redbox’s $100 million purchase of Blockbuster Express DVD machines — Will it hurt or help new Redbox business owner wannabes?
Now that RedBox’s video kiosk system is expanding even more after buying Blockbuster’s kiosk service called Blockbuster Express, for $100 million, which was sold to Redbox owner Coinstar, does this provide more or less opportunities for independent business owners to receive their own Redbox machines at their locations? If you’ve recently applied to receive a Redbox DVD machine at your ... Read More »
Author: Bill Wolf I recently wrote an article outlining the likely earnings for Coinstar (CSTR) in 2012 based on the unit economics of its Redbox DVD rental division. The essence of the article is that if you look at the results of the average DVD kiosk over time, average monthly costs are consistently about $3,500, while the average revenue per kiosk per ... Read More »
Author: Bill Wolf Coinstar (CSTR) runs two primary businesses: The coin machines you see in grocery stores that give you cash for your change, and Redbox, the DVD rental kiosk business. The Redbox DVD kiosk business provided roughly 84% of the company’s revenues in the last 12 months, ended 9/30/11. From the latest 10-K, Coinstar described the Redbox business as such: ... Read More »
Most of us know the uproar that happened when Netflix decided to increase their prices to nearly double the amount customers were paying at the time. Indeed, my husband cancelled our Netflix DVD mail-in service after that — no more pretty red envelopes in the mail. Boo hoo. But we have Blockbuster blue DVDs in the mail now, and we ... Read More »
Redbox will continue to keep their DVD machines in nearly 4,000 Walmart locations across the United States, says a recent report: Redbox Automated Retail, LLC, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Coinstar announced a renewal agreement with Walmart to continue featuring Redbox® kiosks at more than 3,700 Walmart locations nationwide. The agreement extends the availability of Redbox kiosks and builds upon the ... Read More »
If you’ve ever had Menchie’s frozen yogurt, you’ve had a treat. And the “froyo” shop is growing and expanding into various cities across the nation, so it’s no wonder hundreds of people Google “Menchie’s franchise cost” each month in hopes of buying their very own store. I love my local Ohio Menchie’s store — it’s a bustling and positive place, ... Read More »