Don’t expect to see Redbox seriously encroaching on Live Nation/Ticketmaster’s business, here or anywhere else. The company’s plan really is really a penny-wise, pound-foolish scheme that most smart promoters loathe: papering the house.
Home entertainment morphed into a strange new beast in recent years. The television remained the pride of place in many living rooms but how consumers got their media has changed quite a bit. From Direct TV to Netflix and Hulu, content was everywhere and in multiple formats.