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In 2000, Blockbuster had a chance to buy Netflix for $50 million. By the end of 2018, Blockbuster was down to one store and Netflix was worth $172 billion (that’s billion—with a B). So, what went wrong? Where did Blockbuster lose sight of what the future held? How different would their company’s future have been if they had chosen to adapt, innovate, and change with the times by adopting new technology? As the world became more technologically oriented, Blockbuster as a company failed to follow suit.