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- Blockbuster was founded in 1982 and its headquarters are in Dallas, Texas.
- It has over 2,500 stores throughout the Americas, Europe, Asia and Australia.
- The first Blockbuster store in the UK opened in March 1989 in Walworth Road, London.
- In September 2002, Blockbuster UK introduced its online DVD rental service.
Deloitte has been appointed administrators to Blockbuster Entertainment Limited and Blockbuster GB Limited who trade as Blockbuster, the DVD and video games rental Company.
DVD and video games rental firm Blockbuster UK, which has 528 stores in the UK employing 4,190 staff, has gone into administration, Deloitte said.
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