Well, that is really worrying. If the y can't turn the ship around back to profits and can't be bought by someone to get someone else to do it for them, what other options do they have?
Close down because the business model does not work anymore today. The only reason it still exists today is probably name recognition. Should've gone the way of Blockbuster years ago.
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