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Disney sells record 40.9 billion in licensed merchandise in 2013

With properties like Marvel Superheroes, Disney Princesses, Pixar’s Cars, and Lucasfilm’s “Star Wars” the Walt Disney Company rang up a record 40.9 billion in global retail sales in 2013 The sales topped 2012′s $39.4 billion, $37.5 billion, in 2011, and … Continue reading

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Disney Celebrates Earth Month with “Bears”

April is Earth Month, and Disney has a long history of protecting the environment and finding ways to connect families with nature. From Animal Kingdom to conserving resources to reducing environmental impact from everyday business practices, Disney prides itself on … Continue reading

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Anne Sweeney stepping down as Disney/ABC TV President

She was my pick to replace Bob Iger as CEO of the Walt Disney Company, but Anne Sweeney has decided to step down as President of Disney/ABC Television Group (the same group that gave us Bob Iger) and work on … Continue reading

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Oral-B Launches Free Kids Oral Care App Featuring Disney and Marvel Animated Characters

Health care brand Oral-B has created The Disney Magic Timer App for kids that incorporates Disney and Marvel animated characters to get them to brush their teeth longer. Encouraging kids to brush their teeth for the right amount of time … Continue reading

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Disney Launches a Startup Accelerator

That mad clicking sound you hear is the keyboards of thousands of hopeful startup entrepreneurs filling out an application to be among the first crop of companies accepted into the new Disney Accelerator program. The oft-unspoken secret to both Walt … Continue reading

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