Press Room

There is always something happening at Highland Ventures Ltd. Our Press Room provides the latest news and information about our company. Connect with us and stay up-to-date on new store openings, community events, charitable givings and more.


Family Video Celebrate Forty Years of Movie Rentals
September 7th, 2018

“At a time when nostalgic escapism dominates the box office, Family Video stands as a cherished reminder of the days prior to streaming, when families skimmed shelves filled with VHS tapes, in search of the perfect cinematic complement to their Friday pizza night.”


As Blockbuster Hangs On By One Store, Family Video Keeps 700 Stores Open Thanks to 40-Year-Old Decision

July 24th, 2018

“Forty years later, people are still walking into their local Family Video, perusing the aisles and bringing their favorite DVD home for a few nights. While their competitors have all but gone extinct, being the owner of their stores has enabled Family Video to maintain over 700 locations in 2018. ”


How Family Video stays in business as Blockbuster reduced to one last storeLast Video Standing

WTMJ Milwaukee
July 19th, 2018

“Two of the three remaining Blockbuster stores closed this week, leaving one final location in Oregon. But step into a Family Video location in Wisconsin, and you’ll find plenty of customers who still like picking out movies in person.”


This video-rental chain has found the right formula to thrive in the on-demand era

November 19th, 2017

“The rise of on-demand streaming services is a mjaor reason why local video-rental stores like Blockbuster have gone out of business. But there is one rental chain that is staying afloat.”


Last Mile Location Network Innovator Packyge Expands to Nearly 1,000 Locations in Six Months with Strategic Investment from Highland Ventures, Ltd.

NAPERVILLE, IL and GLENVIEW, IL — May 2018 — Packyge, Inc., a technology company that is building an open ship-to-store network, will reach nearly 1,000 locations within the next six months through a strategic investment [...]

  • PokemonGO at Family Video

Pokémon Go Finds Its Way to Family Video

GLENVIEW, IL: July 15, 2016 – Pokémon Go has won the hearts of millions of users, some for the first time and many reliving those childhood memories. Since its stateside release on July 6th, the smartphone [...]


Welcome to Chesterfield, Digital Doc!

CHESTERFIELD, MO: JULY 2016 – Digital Doc, phone, tablet, and computer repair business, is proud to announce that its newest location is open for business in Chesterfield. Located at 16897 Chesterfield Airport Road, Digital Doc offers [...]

Pizza & a Movie, Cary?

CARY, IL: FEBRUARY 2016 – Marco’s Pizza opened for business on December 27th.  Marco’s is proud to announce a ribbon cutting ceremony for their newest location. The ceremony will be held on Monday, January 25th at [...]


  • Report Card A Program

Family Video & Hoogland Foods (dba Marco’s Pizza) Reward Academic Excellence

Glenview, IL: MAY 2016 – Throughout June, students from kindergarten through college can receive a free movie or game rental at Family Video for each final “A” grade or (equivalent mark) they achieve in a core [...]

  • Round It Up for Lymphoma

Family Video: Round It Up for Lymphoma Raises Over $5.8 MILLION for Cancer Research

Glenview, IL: APRIL 2016 – For five years, Highland Ventures, through its brands (Family Video, Marco’s Pizza, StayFit 24, Digital Doc) has raised over $5.8 million to support the Lymphoma Research Foundation (LRF) and the [...]

Family Video Donates Thousands of Turkeys and Hams to Local Families in Need

Glenview, IL: NOVEMBER 2015 - Family Video, the nation’s largest family-owned movie and game rental chain, aims to make the holidays a little brighter for families in need this holiday season. Continuing an annual tradition, the [...]


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