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Redbox Reaches One Millionth Rental in Canada

Mar 27 2013 12:00AM

Marketwire

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MARKHAM, ONTARIO -- (Marketwire) -- 03/27/13 -- Editors Note: There is a photo associated with this press release.

Ten months after its first rental in Canada, Redbox, North America's destination for new release movie and video game rentals, marked an entertainment milestone with its millionth disc rental on Saturday, March 23, 2013. To celebrate the landmark rental, Redbox is offering rental deals to Canadian movie lovers, which they can find on the Redbox Canada Facebook page between now and April 11, 2013.(i) Redbox is also inviting Canadian customers to enjoy a free one-night DVD rental on March 27, 2013, if they've signed up at redbox.ca or at the kiosk to be on the Redbox Canada email list.(ii)

"We're delighted that Canadians have chosen Redbox as their destination for easy, affordable entertainment a million times over in just 10 months," said Ron Cihocki, country manager, Redbox Canada. "To thank Canada for helping us reach our one millionth rental, we invite customers to enjoy great rental offers by visiting our Facebook page over the coming weeks."

Redbox, founded in the United States in 2002, installed its first Canadian kiosks outside of Vancouver in May 2012. Today, Redbox kiosks can be found across Ontario and Western Canada. Visit redbox.ca to find a Redbox location near you.

Consumers can experience Redbox by visiting the Redbox Canada Facebook page to share promo codes for discounted movie and game rentals with friends and family. The values and expiration dates of the promo codes vary. New-release movies now available include Skyfall and Wreck-It Ralph; awards-season favourite Life of Pi will be coming to kiosks in April.

About Redbox Canada

Redbox Canada GP, a wholly owned subsidiary of Coinstar, Inc. (Nasdaq: CSTR), offers new-release DVD, Blu-ray Disc® and video-game rentals through its network of conveniently located, self-service kiosks. Redbox Canada has rented more than 1 million discs, and its more than 350 kiosks are at locations across Ontario and Western Canada, including leading big-box retailers and grocery and convenience stores. For more information, visit www.redbox.ca.

(i) Code valid at the box for 25% off a 1-day rental of any item. Your payment card (necessary to redeem free night's rental) will be charged the applicable daily rental rate (plus applicable tax) for each night you do not return your rental by 9:00pm local time (at the box) after the first day. Valid only at participating Canadian locations. Void where prohibited. Code is not transferable, may not be copied, offered for resale/auction, redeemed online or combined with other offers and may not be used as part of a promotion or otherwise offered without prior written permission from Redbox. Limit 1 code per rental transaction and code applies to only 1 item per rental transaction. Code is subject to cancellation/change. Use of code is subject to Redbox Rental Terms. Expiry date 3/27/13.

(ii)Code valid at the box for a 1-day standard DVD rental or a discount worth the value of the standard DVD daily rate off the first day's daily rental fee for a Blu-ray Disc® or video game. Your payment card (necessary to redeem free night's rental) will be charged the applicable daily rental rate (plus applicable tax) for each night you do not return your rental by 9:00pm local time (at the box) after the free 1-day rental. Valid only at participating Canadian locations. Void where prohibited. Code is not transferable, may not be copied, offered for resale/auction, redeemed online or combined with other offers and may not be used as part of a promotion or otherwise offered without prior written permission from Redbox. Limit 1 code per rental transaction and code applies to only 1 item per rental transaction. Code is subject to cancellation/change. Use of code is subject to Redbox Rental Terms. Expiration date (3/27/2013).

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Contacts:
Redbox
Kate Brennan
630.756.8781
kbrennan@redbox.com
www.redbox.ca

GolinHarris
Julia Perreira
416.642.7959
jperreira@golinharris.com





Source: Marketwire


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