The resolution states that the VSDA
will take a proactive role in fighting piracy in all of its forms, and it encourages movie studios to extend antipiracy public education by supporting the placement of such signage in retail outlets.
According to VSDA
director of research Brad Hackley, there was a strong slate of video releases during that period.
Demand is growing," said Warren Lieberfarb, president of Warner Home Video, at a VSDA
Feinstein, who also serves as VSDA
Southern California chapter president, says his membership is invaluable in terms of making contacts and tracking the industry.
The opening session will also feature Anderson's "State of the Industry" address, while the winners of the VSDA
Home Entertainment Awards, DVD technology awards and Retailer of the Year Awards will be announced as well.
By the end of 2003 VSDA
director of research Brad Hackley estimates that DVD players will be in 48 million households and VCRs will be in 95 million.
The sample represents 85 percent of households, according to VSDA
Despite the DVD surge, the VSDA
said there is still a substantial VHS market that had 2 billion rental turns last year, a strong figure but still down from the 2.
Last month, Columbia House threatened the VSDA
with antitrust action over the call for setting limits on when mail-order clubs can sell video.
VB Live will launch with reporting from the show floor of the 25th Annual VSDA
trade show in Las Vegas on July 10-13, 2006.
First and foremost, there was a strong slate of video releases during the first quarter,'' said Brad Hackley, director of research for the VSDA
Retailers have consistently expressed their desire to have access to more in-store promotional materials," says VSDA
president Bo Anderson.