updated 4/25/2006 6:26:51 PM ET 2006-04-25T22:26:51

COMPANY NAME: Redbox Automated Retail, LLC

  1. More on Food trends
    1. Satisfy your craving

      Look for more exciting eats and foodie trends on the Bites blog

WHAT IT DOES: Places DVD vending machines that rent movies for a dollar a day at McDonald's restaurants and grocery stores.

LOCATION: Oakbrook Terrace, Ill. It has placed DVD rental machines in McDonald's restaurants in Denver, the Twin Cities, Houston, Salt Lake City, St. Louis, and Baltimore, and has agreements to put its machines in grocery stores in the Northeast.

FOUNDED: Begun as a unit of McDonald's Corp. in 2003

OWNERSHIP: McDonald's still owns a majority stake, and vending machine company Coinstar Inc. spent $20 million last year to buy nearly half of Redbox.

SO FAR, SO GOOD: Redbox has rented 10 million DVDs since it began testing its machines in Denver in 2004.

© 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

Discuss:

Discussion comments

,

Most active discussions

  1. votes comments
  2. votes comments
  3. votes comments
  4. votes comments

Data: Latest rates in the US

Home equity rates View rates in your area
Home equity type Today +/- Chart
$30K HELOC FICO 4.91%
$30K home equity loan FICO 5.20%
$75K home equity loan FICO 4.57%
Credit card rates View more rates
Card type Today +/- Last Week
Low Interest Cards 13.42%
13.40%
Cash Back Cards 17.92%
17.92%
Rewards Cards 17.13%
17.12%
Source: Bankrate.com