Netflix May Ditch DVDs Sooner Rather Than Later

Returned DVDs await opening and inspection at Netflix's Carol Stream, Illinois distribution facility Photograph by Michael Tercha/Chicago Tribune/MCT via Getty Images

When will Netflix send out its last red envelope? The company is clearly focused on streaming, but executives have long maintained that DVDs, while declining, are going to be a part of its business for years to come. Still, there are some good reasons why Netflix might get out of the DVD business sooner rather than later.

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