Tag Archives: The Walt Disney Company

Bob Iger will depart as Disney CEO in 2015

In an announcement that seems a bit out of the blue, CEO of The Walt Disney Company Bob Iger announced he will step down from that role in 2015 and leave the company entirely in 2016. At that point Iger … Continue reading

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Bob Iger says Disney Interested in Acquiring More Characters

Some diehard Disney fans would have you believe that back in the day, Disney used to create their own characters. Whether live action or animation, the early franchises were all created out of the minds of Walt Disney and his … Continue reading

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Decline in DVD Sales Could Lead to Layoffs at Walt Disney Studios

Rumors of layoffs at the Walt Disney Studios has hit the main stream media today. News of declining DVD and Home Video sales had already forced Disney to merge Home Distribution into Theatrical Distribution, but changing times call for changing … Continue reading

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Disney Announces 2nd Quarter Results

Yesterday the Walt Disney Company announced its second quarter profit report. (FYI, DIS FYE is October.) Yeah, profit declined a bit, 1.2%, for the whole company. But all in all revenue is up and expenses should be rising as the … Continue reading

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Should Apple buy Disney?

Marketwatch commentator Conor Sen makes an interesting proposal, Steve Jobs should take Apple’s massive cash holdings and purchase The Walt Disney Company. What should it buy? Increasingly, Apple is moving away from computing and toward the intersection of computing, communications, … Continue reading

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