~ Movie Gallery and Hollywood Video Reward Lucky Customers with the
Ultimate in Home Entertainment ~
WILSONVILLE, Ore., May 27 /PRNewswire/ -- In less than three months,
Movie Gallery and Hollywood Video stores have signed up more than one million
customers to their new membership program. To celebrate the millionth member
milestone of the company's innovative PowerPlay(TM) program, Movie Gallery,
Inc. is rewarding four customers -- all of whom signed up simultaneously at
stores across North America -- with a complete home theater system and a
six-month PowerPlay membership at their local store.
"We recognize that people are cutting back on their entertainment
spending and we're thrilled to see people taking advantage of our affordable
new membership program," says Sherif Mityas, chief executive officer, Movie
Gallery, Inc. "The millionth members deserve something special and this prize
package reinforces our dedication to providing great entertainment
experiences. Soon, we will introduce innovative new services that will change
the movie rental landscape and we expect to see the same enthusiasm from
customers that they have shown for PowerPlay."
In March 2009, Movie Gallery, Inc. introduced PowerPlay, a convenient
movie and video game membership program that offers the least expensive
rentals in the industry, with no due dates or late fees on any movie rental.
Reaction to the program has been so positive that on Thursday, May 7th, these
four customers entered a Hollywood Video or Movie Gallery store, signed up for
a PowerPlay membership and became the millionth customers:
-- Mark and Deborah Sterner, who purchased their PowerPlay membership at
Hollywood Video in Spring City, Pa.
-- Sharon Provost, who purchased her PowerPlay membership at Hollywood
Video in Philomath, Ore.
-- Dale Braembruch, who purchased his PowerPlay membership at Movie
Gallery in Edson, Alberta, Canada
-- Renee Stevenson, who purchased her PowerPlay membership at Movie
Gallery in Muldrow, Okla.
Home Theater Prize Overview
The prize package allows the winners to experience the magic of the
movies in each of their own living rooms. Valued at $1,300 each, the packages
include a 46" Full HD LCD TV and a DVD Home Theater System.
Movie Gallery, Inc. will deliver and set up the in-home experience for
With PowerPlay, customers save money on all types of rentals including
library movies for just $2.00, $3.00 new releases, Blu-ray DVDs for $4.00 and
$5.00 video games. In Canada, the costs are $1 more for each type of rental.
There are no late fees or due dates on any movie rentals, which makes
PowerPlay a better value than any other service in the marketplace. Another
unique feature of PowerPlay is that customers can carry over unused points
from one month to the next, ensuring that they get maximum value from their
Movie and video game enthusiasts can take advantage of PowerPlay by
signing up at their local Movie Gallery or Hollywood Video store, which
feature thousands of titles. Customers simply select the plan that works best
for them. They receive a monthly allotment of points for movie and video game
rentals based on the plan they join. There is no membership card required --
points are automatically redeemed at the register the same as cash for any
rentals. PowerPlay members also receive discounts on other items throughout
the store, such as concessions.
To learn more about PowerPlay, or to find a Hollywood Video or Movie
Gallery store near you, visit www.hollywoodvideo.com or www.moviegallery.com.
About Movie Gallery and Hollywood Video
Movie Gallery, Inc is the second largest North American video and game
rental company with 3,789 stores located in all 50 U.S. states and Canada,
operating under the brands Movie Gallery, Hollywood Video and Game Crazy.
Since Movie Gallery's initial public offering in August 1994, the Company has
grown from 97 stores to its present size through acquisitions and new store
openings. For more information about the Company, please visit our website:
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