Most hourly and salary employees at The Walt Disney Company will find a little extra cheese in their paychecks this year. The company is making two $500 bonus payments to its 125,000 employees. Additionally, Disney will launch a new higher education tuition assistance program for… Read More »Disney offers 125,000 employees $1000 bonus and more tuition assistance.
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The talks between the Walt Disney Company and 21st Century Fox for the mouse to acquire many of the fox’s assets are nearing final stages. Variety reports that both sides are working with bankers to arrange what could be a $74 Billion deal. That’s ten… Read More »Disney and Fox in final stages of mega-deal
With such a huge presence in Central Florida, it is part of Disney’s DNA to support local charities and causes as a regular course of business, but they’re also stepping up to the plate to help the community recover from Hurricane Irma with a $2.5… Read More »The Walt Disney Company donates $2.5 million in aid to support Hurricane Irma victims
During today’s earnings call, Disney announced that it intends to pull its movies from Netflix and instead start up its own streaming service. The direct-to-consumer streaming service is expected to launch in 2019. A separate streaming service will launch to focus on ESPN branded sports… Read More »Disney plans own streaming service, will pull its movies off Netflix
In an interview with Bloomberg TV, Walt Disney Chair and CEO Bob Iger talks about the first anniversary of Shanghai Disneyland and the great “likelihood that Disney will build another theme park in China,” and that there’s a good chance it will be in a… Read More »Disney CEO Bob Iger teases another theme park in a new Chinese city
When Euro Disney opened 25 years ago it was a partnership between The Walt Disney Company and a locally created company designed to meet ownership rules for companies in France. A lot has changed since then including the name to Disneyland Paris Resort. Facing a… Read More »Could Walt Disney Co. become sole owner of Disneyland Paris?
Today was the quarterly earnings call for The Wat Disney Company. There is always a little bit of news of interest to theme park fans, but today was a bonanza. Shanghai Disneyland has welcomed 7 million guests and is on track to greet 10 million… Read More »Disney announces opening date for Pandora – The World of Avatar, other new lands
Update: on today’s earnings call, Iger said he would stay if asked by the board, but that he thinks there is a good succession plan. Decision time is in 2018. Just like any other empty nester nearing retirement age, I’m sure the Iger family has… Read More »Will Disney CEO Bob Iger Renew His Contract?