- 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.
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