Finally, someone has noticed that with one format everyone wins.
As previously said, there probably will still be a winner in the format war but this is a nice contingency plan for the time being.
|“The next best thing is to recognize that there will be two formats and to make that not a negative for the consumer. We felt that the most significant constituency for us to satisfy was the consumer first, and the retailer second. The retailer wants to sell hardware and doesn’t want to be forced into stocking two formats for everything. This is ideal for them,” said Barry M. Meyer, the chairman and chief executive of Warner Brothers, said in an interview with the New York Times news-paper.|