Disney has just taken playtime to the next level. Playmation combines technology with physical toys in a way that encourages imagination. The Dreamfinder would be proud. When it releases in October it will come with an Avengers starter pack with Star Wars and Frozen playsets… Read More »Playmation brings hi-tech, real world gaming to Disney
We were walking through the Island Merchantile store on Discovery Island at Disney’s Animal Kingdom when we spotted this very cute Disney themed pet merchandise. Here’s a look at the new Disney Tails line: It looked cute, we really liked the dog bowls and Mickey… Read More »New Disney Tails Pet Merchandise
Your help is needed to give this Haunted Mansion LEGO set a real chance to be produced. LEGO hosts a public website where you can vote on potential LEGO model sets. Any set that gets more than 10,000 votes is given serious consideration to become… Read More »Make This LEGO set of Walt Disney’s The Haunted Mansion a real thing
Funko is partnering with Disney to release a new Heroes vs Villains Mystery Mini collection, which will be available in April 2015. The collection is a blind box series, with six heroes and six villains packaged individually. Each hero will have a companion villain to… Read More »Funko to Introduce Disney Heroes vs Villains Mystery Minis Collectibles
The Disney Store UK has released a charming Christmas ad that features a chain reaction involving hundreds of toys, apparel, and other merchandise. Rube Goldberg would have been proud.
The movie isn’t out until November 7, but there are already Baymax and other Big Hero 6 toys for sale at The Disney Store. No one is going to accuse Disney of being asleep at the wheel on this one. Can’t make it to the… Read More »Plush Baymax and other Big Hero 6 Toys
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 $28.6 billion in 2010, according to Disney Consumer Products. Those kinds of numbers have long made the company the world’s top licensor.
Disney isn’t likely to give up that title anytime soon. …
It’s ramping up several major product pushes around “Cinderella,” the animated films “Inside Out” and “Big Hero 6,” Marvel’s “The Avengers: Age of Ultron,” “Star Wars: Rebels” and “Star Wars: Episode VII” coming out through the end of 2015.
Let’s not forget that little juggernaut “Frozen” either.
The question is what should Disney do with that windfall of profits? Could they invest in more animation? What about the theme parks? or how about something really ambitious? What project would you have Disney focus on next?
The three-year-old cable network Disney Junior doesn’t actually attract a lot of viewers, but it does generate a lot of money from toy sales. “Sales of products based on the network’s shows have more than tripled in two years, to an estimated $3 billion in… Read More »Disney Junior is a Toy Machine