The proliferation of copy-depth programs for rental videos is having an unplanned side-effect: an oversupply of used tapes. What's happening to these tapes and how will they affect future business trends? Supermarket video specialists and distributors are beginning to assess these concerns based on data gathered in 1998. "Our situation is different from the big video chains," said one video specialist for a medium-sized supermarket chain. "They're dealing with huge stockpiles of not-so-new ...

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