Not coming soon to a screen near you

27th November, 2010

It is impossible to set up a competitive web store in Ireland because of high postal charges and the lack of postcodes, according to Peter O’Grady-Walshe, chairman and chief executive of Xtra-Vision.

O’Grady-Walshe gave a candid insight into the film rental and retail business in Ireland last week.

He said that the film-rental-via mail model, pioneered by Netflix, could not work in Ireland because of our postal services. (Screenclick, a small...

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