To retain a physical presence, Dish Network Corp, the soon-to-be parent company of Blockbuster, announced earlier this week it will continue to lease about 500 retail stores, USA Today reported.
After Blockbuster filed for bankruptcy protection in September, Dish bought the company at auction for $228 million this month. Blockbuster has since closed numerous stores across the country.
Dish has not yet announced its plans for Blockbuster’s brand, stores and streaming-video services.
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