Blockbuster Entertainment

Wayne Huizenga, who went from trash to billions, dies at 80

MIAMI /March 23, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) —  College dropout Wayne Huizenga started with a trash hauling company, struck gold during America’s brief love affair with VHS tapes and eventually owned three professional sports teams. Huizenga owned Blockbuster Entertainment, AutoNation and the world’s largest trash hauler, and was founding owner of baseball’s Florida Marlins and the NHL … Continue reading Wayne Huizenga, who went from trash to billions, dies at 80

Wayne Huizenga, who built his fortune from trash, dies at 80

MIAMI /March 23, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) —  H. Wayne Huizenga, a college dropout who built a business empire that included Blockbuster Entertainment, AutoNation and three professional sports franchises, has died. He was 80. Huizenga (HY’-zing-ah) died Thursday night at his home, said Valerie Hinkell, a longtime assistant. She gave no details on a cause of death. … Continue reading Wayne Huizenga, who built his fortune from trash, dies at 80