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Costco’s Big Blu-ray Push

Posted by Tyler Pruitt on October 29, 2008 
Filed Under: Blu-ray, Costco, Format War, Hardware, Retailers, Software



Costco has ramped up their in-store Blu-ray promotion, with large stacks of Blu-ray players right when you come in the door. They have also added a huge new Blu-ray endcap in the DVD section of the store. The endcap includes a large display dedicated to Planet Earth on Blu-ray.

Costco carries the Sony BDP-BX1 ($279.99), Samsung BD-P1500 (on sale $229.99), and the Philips BDP7200 ($249.99).

Have you seen the same displays at your local Costco?

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  5. Samsung to Roll Out HD End-Cap Displays

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3 Responses to “Costco’s Big Blu-ray Push”

  1. DavidB on October 30th, 2008 10:49 am

    Good for Costco! They see the demand and are ramping up to meet it!

  2. JT Oconnell on November 1st, 2008 11:13 pm

    You call this “big”?

  3. shawn on November 30th, 2008 2:10 pm

    Why would anyone purchase blu ray at 2-3x the cost? I am purchasing normal dvds with my cheap $59 upconvert DVD player and it is very very close to blu ray on my 65in 1080p.

    Sure blu ray is better, but not 2-3x better.

    Save your money or spend it on something else!!!

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