Blockbuster Inc. (Blockbuster) is a global provider of rental and retail movie and game entertainment, with over 7,800 stores in the United States, its territories and 21 other countries as of January 6, 2008. As of January 6, 2008, the Company had 2,975 stores in 21 markets outside of the United States operating under the BLOCKBUSTER brand and other brand names it owns. In the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland, it operates under the XTRA-VISION brand name. At January 6, 2008, it operated 2,068 stores outside of the United States, including game store-in-store concepts operating under the name GAME RUSH in Canada and Denmark and six specialty game stand-alone stores operating under the name GAME RUSH in Italy and Mexico. At January 6, 2008, 195 domestic franchisee entities operated 850 stores in the United States and 279 international franchisee entities operated 907 stores outside of the United States.
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