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Media group Avusa said last week that 25% of SA video stores had shut up shop in the past year. Rather than the usual culprits of piracy, video on demand and the weak economy, one major industry player is laying the blame squarely at the door of Avusa-owned Nu Metro. Peter Scott, a director at

JSE-listed Avusa reckons about 25% of all video stores in SA have shut up shop in the past 12 months. With an increasing number of South Africans going online to download content, and video-on-demand services being launched in the country in the past two years, the humble video store appears to be in