Digital Entertainment Group

  1. Access Over Ownership? It's Happening in Video

    August 09, 2011 11:31 AM EDT How important is it to own your favorite album or film? Habits are changing in the video market, where access is quickly overtaking ownership. In the first half of 2011, American consumers spent more money renting movies than purchasing them, acco ...

  2. Home Movie Spending Holds in 2010

    January 06, 2011 12:00 AM EST U.S. consumer spending on home entertainment dropped 3% in 2010, according to numbers released by movie business trade group Digital Entertainment Group . Revenue spent on packaged and digitally delivery movies was estimated to be $18.8 billion, j ...

  3. Apple Unveils Music-Themed Movie Push

    November 03, 2009 12:00 AM EST Apple today will launch a new marketing and promotional effort designed to drive music buyers to music-themed movies in its video store. The most visible change to the iTunes service will be a Music Movies landing page dedicated to music films suc ...

  4. Billboard.biz Q&A: NARM President Jim Donio

    June 03, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Jim Donio, the president of the National Association of Recording Merchandisers (NARM), has a tough role to play. As NARM is a trade association comprised of many different types of music merchandisers, Donio is tasked with navigating the trade as ...

  5. Total Home Video Spending Flattens in 2005

    January 05, 2006 12:00 AM EST DEG reports $24.3 billion DVD, VHS spending. Home video spending in the U.S. decreased slightly in 2005 compared to 2004, according to a report issued by the Digital Entertainment Group today (jan. 5) at the International Consumer Electronics Show ...

  6. Software Shipments Up 19%

    July 26, 2005 12:00 AM EDT More than 770 million DVDs shipped. The Digital Entertainment Group reported today (July 26) that software shipments for the first half of the year were up 19% over 2004. More than 770 million DVDs shipped to retail between January and June. On th ...

  7. DVD Biz Posts Strong Q1

    April 26, 2005 12:00 AM EDT The DVD industry experienced strong, double-digit growth in both software and hardware in the first quarter of this year, according to a report issued April 19 by the Digital Entertainment Group. LOS ANGELES -- The DVD industry experienced strong, ...

  8. DVD Biz Posts Strong Q1

    April 19, 2005 12:00 AM EDT The DVD industry experienced strong, double-digit growth in both software and hardware in the first quarter of this year, according to a report issued today (April 19) by the Digital Entertainment Gro The DVD industry experienced strong, double-di ...

  9. Best Buy Named DEG Retailer Of '04

    January 07, 2005 12:00 AM EST The Digital Entertainment Group announced the winners of its second annual awards last night (Jan. 6) at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas. The Digital Entertainment Group announced the winners of its second annual awards last night (Jan. ...

  10. DVD Spending Hit Record High In '04

    January 07, 2005 12:00 AM EST Consumers spent a record $21.2 billion renting and buying DVDs in 2004, according to a report by the Digital Entertainment Group unveiled yesterday (Jan. 6) at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Veg Consumers spent a record $21.2 billion renting ...

  11. DEG: DVD Shipments Hit Record High

    October 19, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Record shipments of nearly 1 billion DVDs were sent to retailers in the first nine months of this year, the Digital Entertainment Group (DEG) reported today (Oct. 19) during the second annual TV DVD C Record shipments of nearly 1 billion DVDs were ...

  12. CD/DVD Pioneer Emiel Petrone Dies

    August 24, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Emiel N. Petrone, a key player in the U.S. introduction of the DVD and CD formats, died yesterday (Aug. 23) in Los Angeles after a brief illness. He was 61. Emiel N. Petrone, a key player in the U.S. introduction of the DVD and CD formats, died ye ...

  13. CD/DVD Pioneer Emiel Petrone Dies

    August 24, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Emiel N. Petrone, a key player in the U.S. introduction of the DVD and CD formats, died yesterday (Aug. 23) in Los Angeles after a brief illness. He was 61. Emiel N. Petrone, a key player in the U.S. introduction of the DVD and CD formats, died ye ...

  14. Picture This

    August 02, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The Digital Entertainment Group reports a substantial increase in sales of DVDs and DVD players during the first half of 2004. Read Jill Kipnis' column. The Digital Entertainment Group reports a substantial increase in sales of DVDs and DVD p ...

  15. DVD Industry Still Surging

    July 15, 2004 12:00 AM EDT DVD software shipments and DVD player sales continued to rise in the first half of 2004, the Digital Entertainment Group announced today (July 15) at the Video Software Dealers Assn. Home Entertainmen DVD software shipments and DVD player sales co ...