any is the source for box office reporting globally. The company has long-term relationships with each of the major Hollywood studios (Global Clients) in the United States and abroad. Other Services The company’s Other Services include products relating to physical content in the home video rental industry, the most significant of which is Studio DRS. Studio DRS is a service that grants content providers insights, plus valuable checks and balances, regarding how both their video products and their retail customers are performing. Data relating to rented entertainment content is received on physical product under established agreements on a fee-for-service basis. These services include entertainment content relating to units rented and/or sold by large online retailers, kiosk operators, and brick-and-mortar retailers, such as Netflix, Redbox and Hastings Entertainment (DRS Retailers). The company’s services are tailored to meet the needs of content providers, which include major studios and independent program suppliers, such as Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, Inc., Warner Home Video, and Sony Pictures Home Entertainment, Inc. For each DRS client, the company collects, processes, audits, summarizes and reports various transactions and corresponding revenue generated on each title distributed to DRS Retailers on a revenue sharing basis. The company also provides in-depth inventory tracking by title, retailer and location. Additionally, the company conducts various periodic physical and electronic audits of DRS Retailers, combined with actual testing of transactions processed through their POS systems, to ensure all DRS inventory is utilized in a manner consistent with the terms of the DRS Retailer’s revenue sharing arrangement with its DRS clients. Competition The company’s primary competitors include Nielsen, Kantar (a subsidiary of WPP Group) and TiVo. Trademarks, Copyrights, Proprietary Rights and Patents In the United States, the company has registered its RENTRAK, PPT, Pay Per Transaction, Essentials, Box Office Essentials, PostTrak, Home Video Essentials, OnDemand Everywhere, OnDemand Essentials, AdEssentials, TV Essentials, Digital Download Essentials, Exact Commercial Ratings, Internet TV Essentials, Multiscreen Essentials trademarks, among others, and applied to register other marks under federal trademark laws. Significant Events During the fourth quarter of the fiscal year ended March 31, 2014, the company initiated its plan to sell its Pay Per Transaction business, which has been a longstanding legacy business of the company and a significant component of the Home Entertainment operating division. History Rentrak Corporation was founded in 1977. The company, an Oregon corporation, was incorporated in 1977.
rentrak corp (RENT:NASDAQ GS)
7700 NE Ambassador Place
Portland, OR 97220
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