|Founders||Daryl Butcher, Jason Meyer|
|Mike Ward, President|
|Products||New and used media: books, DVDs, etc.|
Number of employees
|900 (2008, 2015, 2020 )|
|Parent||MMF Capital Management LLC, KCB Management LLC|
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