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Rentrak Signs Multi-Platform Contract With PBS Distribution
Covers physical media and online VOD
ORE. -- Rentrak announced a Retail Essentials and Digital Download
Essentials contract with PBS Distribution. Rentrak’s Retail Essentials measures
weekly consumer sales activity on standard DVD and Blu-ray Disc titles in the
U.S. brick-and-mortar channel and the company’s Digital Download Essentials provides performance reporting and auditing service for Internet
Video-on-Demand and Electronic Sell-Through, or EST, content.
Rentrak’s Retail Essentials provides access to in-depth market data
and weekly estimations of gross consumer spending delivering sell-through
information by title, format, category, genre, MPAA rating, TV market and more.
Clients can access current, weekly, and historical title-level sales data to
competitively benchmark industry performance. Clients of Retail
Essentials also get access to Rentrak’s Promotional Monitor service, which
tracks weekly advertising circulars from major retailers, including full-color
images, pricing, promotion, and more.
Download Essentials processes daily, census-level Internet VOD and EST content in more than 80 countries on
behalf of many major studios and television networks and provides content performance intelligence on
purchased and rented movie and television content downloaded via the Internet.