(reg. req.) Amazon.com, still trying to figure out its part in the digital media sector, has bought out CustomFlix Labs, a small, Santa Cruz, CA-based company that creates DVDs on demand. Amazon would not disclose terms of the deal, which came three months after the company bought BookSurge, which does the same thing with books.
The goal is to expand Amazon’s already massive catalog and carry titles that may be requested so infrequently that they don’t deserve space in the company’s warehouses. Also, the acquistion could give independent filmmakers a broader venue for selling their work. Amazon already sells CustomFlix titles.
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— AtomFilms And CustomFlix: DVD compilation service
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