The Walt Disney Company

  • Should Apple buy Disney?
    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, and media delivery. That’s Steve Job’s vision of a post-PC…

  • Disney passes huge Facebook milestone – 100 million fans
    Disney passes huge Facebook milestone – 100 million fans

    Yesterday, on Walt Disney’s 109th birthday, The Walt Disney Company made an announcement fitting the legacy of a man who found joy by bringing entertainment to the masses. Disney has passed a major social media milestone as it has reached an audience of one hundred million fans across its network…

  • Major Disney Milestone Coming Up
    Major Disney Milestone Coming Up

    A friend recently pointed out to me that there’s an interesting milestone coming up for the Walt Disney Company. On February 14th of this year, the Walt Disney Company will have operated longer without Walt Disney than it did with him (the company having been founded on 10/16/1923 and with…

  • Modern Family gathers accolades for Disney
    Modern Family gathers accolades for Disney

    When it times of tough economics, the nations television viewing habits turn toward the sit-com. The Cosby Show, Roseanne, and others got their start by riffing on the American family dealing with daily situations. ABC seems to have hit about the formula that works for our present day situation with…

  • Analysts Mixed on Disney’s Potential
    Analysts Mixed on Disney’s Potential

    Yesterday we saw mixed messages from stock analysts on the earnings potential of the Walt Disney Company of the rest of the year. One analyst is eating a bit of crow after predicting that Pixar’s UP would tank. He graciously admitted his bad in the NY Times yesterday, but stoutly…

  • Where Disney is spending its money
    Where Disney is spending its money

    Many Disney theme park fans have been wondering where Disney is spending it’s money these days. Sure there is the $800 million or so Disney is spending to fix the mistake that is Disneyland’s former parking lot, aka California Adventure, but there doesn’t appear to be a major new attraction…

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