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September 09, 1998

This chart tracks video sales--alternating weekly between an overall view of the market and profiles of individual segments. Sales data include mass merchandisers and retailers but not most discount outlets.

Total weekly sales, in millions of units: Aug. 31: 4.1 million

Overall Top 10 Companies

Year-to-date share of video sales market through Aug. 31 and current-top selling video for each company.

Company: Disney

Market Share: 20.34%

Current bestseller: Pocahontas II

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Company: Warner Home Video*

Market Share: 19.20%

Current bestseller: Austin Powers

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Company: Fox

Market Share: 9.90%

Current bestseller: Full Monty

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Company: Columbia

Market Share: 9.51%

Current bestseller: Spice World

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Company: Paramount Home Video

Market Share: 8.92%

Current bestseller: Grease 20th Anniv.

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Company: Universal Home Video

Market Share: 8.37%

Current bestseller: American Tail I, II

Company: Anchor Bay

Market Share: 3.35%

Current bestseller: Halloween

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Company: Sony Music / Sony Wonder

Market Share: 2.84%

Current bestseller: Sesame Street. . .

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Company: Lyon's Group

Market Share: 2.37%

Current bestseller: Veggie Tales. . .

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Company: PolyGram Home Video

Market Share: 2.00%

Current bestseller: The Borrowers

*Includes MGM, HBO, Tuner, New Line and Warner Vision

Source: VideoScan

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