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Subject: "Highly profitable" Bay Street Video store n Toronto thrives
From: Ogg
Newsgroups: DOVE-Net.Entertainment
Date: Sun, 19 Jun 2022 01:23 UTC
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"Highly profitable" Bay Street Video store n Toronto thrives
despite mainstream consumer shift.

"Located at 1172 Bay Street in Toronto at the base of a 1980s 
luxury condominium tower, customers can walk into a time 
machine to rent or buy their favourite movie for the weekend. 
The location of the video store has been around for 40 years 
and changed ownership in 1993 to Bay Street Video. Now, the 
retailer is known to have the largest DVD collection in 
Toronto.

"We are a very profitable store, we view ourselves as the 
little store that could," says Dwayne Aylward, the Bay Street 
Video store manager. "In this city, you see these types of 
stores closing, and we are thriving. It really confuses people 
when they find out we exist."

"Bay Street Video has close to 40,000 titles, a number you
can't find anywhere else.

"Customers can find newer movies, or you can buy an 80s classic
- there is something for everyone. Bay Street Video has the
largest collection in Toronto, and even possibly Canada says
Aylward. They offer thousands of titles in DVD, Blu-ray, and 4K
UltraHD.

"Video stores are becoming a dying industry and as streaming 
services are on the rise, Bay Street Video is having a harder 
time getting new releases on DVD.

"The biggest challenge is a lot of newer movies these days are
only available on streaming service," says Aylward. "People are
hearing about a movie, and we have to say that movie is only
available on Apple or Netflix. The hope is a company will get
the rights to the movie and put it out on DVD, but that is not
always the case."

More to the story, with some photos:

https://retail-insider.com/retail-insider/2022/06/highly-
profitable-bay-street-video-store-in-toronto-thrives-despite-
mainstream-consumer-shift-interview/

https://bbs.lc/Y2z2C


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Subject: "Highly profitable" Bay Street Video store n Toronto thrives
From: Arelor
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Date: Mon, 20 Jun 2022 14:18 UTC
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  Re: "Highly profitable" Bay Street Video store n Toronto thrives
  By: Ogg to All on Sat Jun 18 2022 09:23 pm

 > "Video stores are becoming a dying industry and as streaming
 > services are on the rise, Bay Street Video is having a harder
 > time getting new releases on DVD.
 >
 > "The biggest challenge is a lot of newer movies these days are
 > only available on streaming service," says Aylward. "People are
 > hearing about a movie, and we have to say that movie is only
 > available on Apple or Netflix. The hope is a company will get
 > the rights to the movie and put it out on DVD, but that is not
 > always the case."

This is a problem I am facing right now. Oftentimes you cannot purchase the DVD because it simply didn't get released at all.

Not that it matters much because new movies have a tendency to stink and not be worth the purchasing price anyway. However, sometimes you want to purchase a classic and you find out you can
only get it second hand as an old edition.

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Subject: "Highly profitable" Bay Street Video store n Toronto thrives
From: Nightfox
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Date: Mon, 20 Jun 2022 15:58 UTC
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From: nightfox@VERT/DIGDIST (Nightfox)
To: Arelor
Subject: "Highly profitable" Bay Street Video store n Toronto thrives
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  Re: "Highly profitable" Bay Street Video store n Toronto thrives
  By: Arelor to Ogg on Mon Jun 20 2022 09:18 am

 Ar> This is a problem I am facing right now. Oftentimes you cannot purchase
 Ar> the DVD because it simply didn't get released at all.

I still see a lot of movies and TV shows being released on DVD, and blu-ray.  One thing that frustrates me though, is I've seen at least one thing released only on DVD and not blu-ray..

Nightfox

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Subject: "Highly profitable" Bay Street Video store n Toronto thrives
From: Arelor
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  Re: "Highly profitable" Bay Street Video store n Toronto thrives
  By: Nightfox to Arelor on Mon Jun 20 2022 08:58 am

 > I still see a lot of movies and TV shows being released on DVD, and blu-ray.
 >
 > Nightfox

That is still much better than when you find only the Blu-rays in the store but
not the DVD...

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Subject: "Highly profitable" Bay Street Video store n Toronto thrives
From: Nightfox
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  Re: "Highly profitable" Bay Street Video store n Toronto thrives
  By: Arelor to Nightfox on Mon Jun 20 2022 05:21 pm

 Ar> That is still much better than when you find only the Blu-rays in the
 Ar> store but not the DVD...

At this point, I'd prefer blu-ray over DVD.  Why would I want a DVD version of something if it's also available on blu-ray?

Nightfox

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Subject: "Highly profitable" Bay Street Video store n Toronto thrives
From: MRO
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Date: Tue, 21 Jun 2022 03:36 UTC
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To: Nightfox
Subject: "Highly profitable" Bay Street Video store n Toronto thrives
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  By: Nightfox to Arelor on Mon Jun 20 2022 08:58 am

 > I still see a lot of movies and TV shows being released on DVD, and blu-ray.
 > One thing that frustrates me though, is I've seen at least one thing
 > released only on DVD and not blu-ray..
 >

what movie is that

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Subject: "Highly profitable" Bay Street Video store n Toronto thrives
From: Ogg
Newsgroups: DOVE-Net.Entertainment
Date: Mon, 20 Jun 2022 23:41 UTC
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Hello Arelor!

** On Monday 20.06.22 - 09:18, Arelor wrote to Ogg:

 >> "The biggest challenge is a lot of newer movies these days
 >> are only available on streaming service," says Aylward.
 >> "People are hearing about a movie, and we have to say that
 >> movie is only available on Apple or Netflix. The hope is a
 >> company will get the rights to the movie and put it out on
 >> DVD, but that is not always the case."

 A> This is a problem I am facing right now. Oftentimes you
 A> cannot purchase the DVD because it simply didn't get
 A> released at all.

Is there a clear list of streamed films that have NOT been yet 
made available on DVD for years?


 A> Not that it matters much because new movies have a tendency
 A> to stink and not be worth the purchasing price anyway.
 A> However, sometimes you want to purchase a classic and you
 A> find out you can only get it second hand as an old edition.

Give the folk at http://baystreetvideo.com/ a shout, and see 
what they can do for you!


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Subject: "Highly profitable" Bay Street Video store n Toronto thrives
From: Nightfox
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  Re: "Highly profitable" Bay Street Video store n Toronto thrives
  By: MRO to Nightfox on Mon Jun 20 2022 10:36 pm

 >> I still see a lot of movies and TV shows being released on DVD, and
 >> blu-ray. One thing that frustrates me though, is I've seen at least
 >> one thing released only on DVD and not blu-ray..

 MR> what movie is that

A TV show - The Orville.

Nightfox

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Subject: "Highly profitable" Bay Street Video store n Toronto thrives
From: MRO
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To: Nightfox
Subject: "Highly profitable" Bay Street Video store n Toronto thrives
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  Re: "Highly profitable" Bay Street Video store n Toronto thrives
  By: Nightfox to MRO on Mon Jun 20 2022 10:43 pm

 >   Re: "Highly profitable" Bay Street Video store n Toronto thrives
 >   By: MRO to Nightfox on Mon Jun 20 2022 10:36 pm
 >
 >  >> I still see a lot of movies and TV shows being released on DVD, and
 >  >> blu-ray. One thing that frustrates me though, is I've seen at least
 >  >> one thing released only on DVD and not blu-ray..
 >
 >  MR> what movie is that
 >
 > A TV show - The Orville.
 >

okay i looked into this and apparently fox stated that it will not release television series in blu-ray due to licensing issues with streaming platforms.

you can DOWNLOAD them from a torrent site after buying the DVD and that might be semi-fairuse legal.

you can also 'buy' the hd episodes on  itunes, google play, amazon prime and vodu.

it looks like the x-files is the last series they did in blu-ray.

I never jumped on the blu-ray bandwagon and i haven't used opticaldrives in over a decade.

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Subject: "Highly profitable" Bay Street Video store n Toronto thrives
From: Nightfox
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Date: Tue, 21 Jun 2022 19:28 UTC
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  Re: "Highly profitable" Bay Street Video store n Toronto thrives
  By: MRO to Nightfox on Tue Jun 21 2022 04:51 am

 MR> you can also 'buy' the hd episodes on itunes, google play, amazon prime
 MR> and vodu.

I don't like buying movies/TV shows on online streaming platforms.  I've heard of stories where people have bought content on those services and then they'd remove whatever they bought - so you could waste your money doing that.  If I buy it on DVD or blu-ray, at least I have a copy that won't suddenly disappear.

Nightfox

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Subject: "Highly profitable" Bay Street Video store n Toronto thrives
From: MRO
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  Re: "Highly profitable" Bay Street Video store n Toronto thrives
  By: Nightfox to MRO on Tue Jun 21 2022 12:28 pm

 >   Re: "Highly profitable" Bay Street Video store n Toronto thrives
 >   By: MRO to Nightfox on Tue Jun 21 2022 04:51 am
 >
 >  MR> you can also 'buy' the hd episodes on itunes, google play, amazon
 >
 >  MR> prime
 >  MR> and vodu.
 >
 > I don't like buying movies/TV shows on online streaming platforms.  I've
 > heard of stories where people have bought content on those services and then
 > they'd remove whatever they bought - so you could waste your money doing
 > that.  If I buy it on DVD or blu-ray, at least I have a copy that won't
 > suddenly disappear.

that shit is old news. dvd and bluray are done.
just download it.

all the streaming providers have some fine print that says:
"Your ability to stream or download Content may terminate if our licenses terminate, change or expire."

that's the way they are playing it now.
so do what i said. buy the content and then download it to save to home.
then you have physical copies.

the companies and service providers decided to make it this way and they weren't fought hard  enough.


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Subject: "Highly profitable" Bay Street Video store n Toronto thrives
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To: MRO
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  Re: "Highly profitable" Bay Street Video store n Toronto thrives
  By: MRO to Nightfox on Tue Jun 21 2022 04:03 pm

 MR> all the streaming providers have some fine print that says:
 MR> "Your ability to stream or download Content may terminate if our licenses
 MR> terminate, change or expire."

 MR> that's the way they are playing it now.

 MR> the companies and service providers decided to make it this way and they
 MR> weren't fought hard enough.

Too many people don't read the fine print and/or don't seem to care until it's too late.

Nightfox

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Subject: "Highly profitable" Bay Street Video store n Toronto thrives
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  Re: "Highly profitable" Bay Street Video store n Toronto thrives
  By: Nightfox to MRO on Tue Jun 21 2022 12:28 pm

 Ni> I don't like buying movies/TV shows on online streaming platforms. I've
 Ni> heard of stories where people have bought content on those services and
 Ni> then they'd remove whatever they bought - so you could waste your money
 Ni> doing that. If I buy it on DVD or blu-ray, at least I have a copy that
 Ni> won't suddenly disappear.


 Same here. I bought Bill & Ted Face the Music from Amazon when it came out. in hindsight, I should have just rented it. It's not like it's gone away, but now it's available to stream on Hulu and Amazon Prime, as well as available via Blu-Ray.

for a lot of stuff I'll just raise the jolly roger if I really want to watch something before it's on a streaming platform, or go to the movie theater and see it.  I've got subscriptions to just about everything, so I don't feel remotely bad about it.

DaiTengu

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Subject: "Highly profitable" Bay Street Video store n Toronto thrives
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  Re: "Highly profitable" Bay Street Video store n Toronto thrives
  By: Nightfox to MRO on Tue Jun 21 2022 03:00 pm

 >  MR> that's the way they are playing it now.
 >
 >  MR> the companies and service providers decided to make it this way and
 >  MR> they weren't fought hard enough.
 >
 > Too many people don't read the fine print and/or don't seem to care until
 > it's too late.
 >


people need to educate themselves.  i'm sure this fine print is everywhere.
torrentfreak.com is a great news site despite the weird name.

in the past a sony exec said you shouldn't backup your dvd or whatever to one copy.  they said the price is so low you should just buy another.

they'll take whatever actions they feel like until they are brought into court over it. i believe the law used to be that you could make one backup copy. it could be that they lobbied some politician and now that's gone.

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Subject: "Highly profitable" Bay Street Video store n Toronto thrives
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  Re: "Highly profitable" Bay Street Video store n Toronto thrives
  By: DaiTengu to Nightfox on Tue Jun 21 2022 03:34 pm

 >
 >  Same here. I bought Bill & Ted Face the Music from Amazon when it came out.
 > in hindsight, I should have just rented it. It's not like it's gone away,
 > but now it's available to stream on Hulu and Amazon Prime, as well as
 > available via Blu-Ray.

it was also a horrible movie! :D

 > for a lot of stuff I'll just raise the jolly roger if I really want to watch
 > something before it's on a streaming platform, or go to the movie theater
 > and see it.  I've got subscriptions to just about everything, so I don't
 > feel remotely bad about it.

it's been proven that the people who 'steal' music and movies are also usually the biggest spenders for physical copies or digital downloads.

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Subject: "Highly profitable" Bay Street Video store n Toronto thrives
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  Re: "Highly profitable" Bay Street Video store n Toronto thrives
  By: MRO to DaiTengu on Wed Jun 22 2022 03:23 am

 >> Same here. I bought Bill & Ted Face the Music from Amazon when it came
 >> out. in hindsight, I should have just rented it. It's not like it's
 >> gone away, but now it's available to stream on Hulu and Amazon Prime,
 >> as well as available via Blu-Ray.

 MR> it was also a horrible movie! :D

 Meh, I liked it.  It hit all the nostalgia buttons, and that made me happy.

 MR> it's been proven that the people who 'steal' music and movies are also
 MR> usually the biggest spenders for physical copies or digital downloads.

 I don't find that surprising.

DaiTengu

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Subject: "Highly profitable" Bay Street Video store n Toronto thrives
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  Re: "Highly profitable" Bay Street Video store n Toronto thrives
  By: Nightfox to Arelor on Mon Jun 20 2022 03:32 pm

 >   Re: "Highly profitable" Bay Street Video store n Toronto thrives
 >   By: Arelor to Nightfox on Mon Jun 20 2022 05:21 pm
 >
 >  Ar> That is still much better than when you find only the Blu-rays in the
 >  Ar> store but not the DVD...
 >
 > At this point, I'd prefer blu-ray over DVD.  Why would I want a DVD version of some
 >
 > Nightfox
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Because I don't have a blu-ray appliance and don't plan to get one?

They botched the Blu-ray release process too much at the begining and now I don't care
enough to jump ship. Certainly I don't have the motivation to upgrade my readers and
appliances of optical media, specially if I indend to watch the movies on an old
second hand TV set where the difference in quality is not going to be appreciated.

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Subject: "Highly profitable" Bay Street Video store n Toronto thrives
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  Re: "Highly profitable" Bay Street Video store n Toronto thrives
  By: Ogg to Arelor on Mon Jun 20 2022 07:41 pm

 > Is there a clear list of streamed films that have NOT been yet
 > made available on DVD for years?

There is a difference between having been released on DVD and being readily available
in any form.

For example, the Silver Brumby series was released on DVD in a limited number of
regions and now it is hard to grab the whole series in DVD. Once you do, chances is
the DVDs won't work in your media appliances because they were released for a
different region.

In other cases it is just that the number of DVDs released from the factory is just
small. My regular online DVD (Spanish) store runs out of popular DVDs quickly and once
they are out they don't renew them - probably because they are not on distribution
channels anymore.

The Bay Street people does not seem to like Tor. Their page is not loading XD

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Subject: "Highly profitable" Bay Street Video store n Toronto thrives
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  Re: "Highly profitable" Bay Street Video store n Toronto thrives
  By: Arelor to Nightfox on Fri Jun 24 2022 03:43 am

 Ar> They botched the Blu-ray release process too much at the begining and now

How was the blu-ray process botched at the beginning?

Nightfox

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  Re: "Highly profitable" Bay Street Video store n Toronto thrives
  By: Nightfox to Arelor on Fri Jun 24 2022 09:12 am

 >   Re: "Highly profitable" Bay Street Video store n Toronto thrives
 >   By: Arelor to Nightfox on Fri Jun 24 2022 03:43 am
 >
 >  Ar> They botched the Blu-ray release process too much at the begining and
 >  Ar> now
 >
 > How was the blu-ray process botched at the beginning?
 >
 > Nightfox

remember how i talk about cd rot all the time and you say you never experience it?
https://forum.blu-ray.com/showthread.php?t=249210

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  Re: "Highly profitable" Bay Street Video store n Toronto thrives
  By: Nightfox to Arelor on Fri Jun 24 2022 09:12 am

 >   Re: "Highly profitable" Bay Street Video store n Toronto thrives
 >   By: Arelor to Nightfox on Fri Jun 24 2022 03:43 am
 >
 >  Ar> They botched the Blu-ray release process too much at the begining an
 >
 > How was the blu-ray process botched at the beginning?
 >
 > Nightfox
 >
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Long story short: the standard was vague enough that you could purchase a
movie distributed as a Blu-ray and not be able to play it on a commercial
appliance the first years.

Also there was a lack of diversity of software players capable of coping
with it so if you had an old computer there was no incentive at all to take
the steps necessary to upgrade and install a Blu-Ray capable player when you
could still consume DVDs or digital downloads.

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Subject: "Highly profitable" Bay Street Video store n Toronto thrives
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  Re: "Highly profitable" Bay Street Video store n Toronto thrives
  By: Arelor to Nightfox on Fri Jun 24 2022 01:30 pm

 >
 > Long story short: the standard was vague enough that you could purchase a
 > movie distributed as a Blu-ray and not be able to play it on a commercial
 > appliance the first years.
 >
 > Also there was a lack of diversity of software players capable of coping
 > with it so if you had an old computer there was no incentive at all to take
 > the steps necessary to upgrade and install a Blu-Ray capable player when you
 > could still consume DVDs or digital downloads.
 >

that happened too.  also they did weird shit with dvds.
my matrix dvd had issues playing.

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Subject: "Highly profitable" Bay Street Video store n Toronto thrives
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Hello Arelor!

** On Friday 24.06.22 - 03:43, Arelor wrote to Nightfox:

 A> I don't care enough to jump ship. [...] specially if I
 A> indend to watch the movies on an old second hand TV set
 A> where the difference in quality is not going to be
 A> appreciated.

You're still using a CRT-based TV?


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Subject: "Highly profitable" Bay Street Video store n Toronto thrives
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  Re: "Highly profitable" Bay Street Video store n Toronto thrives
  By: Ogg to Arelor on Fri Jun 24 2022 07:54 pm

 A>> I don't care enough to jump ship. [...] specially if I
 A>> indend to watch the movies on an old second hand TV set
 A>> where the difference in quality is not going to be
 A>> appreciated.

 Og> You're still using a CRT-based TV?

I don't think he said anywhere he's using a CRT TV..?

Nightfox

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Subject: "Highly profitable" Bay Street Video store n Toronto thrives
From: Ogg
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Hello Nightfox!

** On Friday 24.06.22 - 23:19, Nightfox wrote to Ogg:

 Og>> You're still using a CRT-based TV?

 N> I don't think he said anywhere he's using a CRT TV..?

True.  ..unless he meant the diff between HD LCD .vs. early 
generation LCD screens.


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