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
Call them what you want – Generation Y, Generation Me, Echo Boomers or the Peter Pan generation – Millennials are the most sought after demographic across many industries. For Disney they fit that sweet zone of young families without kids or with one or two… Read More »Disney Ranked “Most Intimate Brand” Among Millennials
Are you a cord cutter, leaving cable TV behind for the new frontier of over-the-top boxes and Netflix downloads? You’re not alone. In fact, the numbers of people who never had a land-line or cable subscription is growing. This has companies like The Walt Disney… Read More »Disney giving serious look at purchase of Netflix
The pivot to Asia is a real thing at the Walt Disney Company. From an animation studio in India, to opening a fourth theme park, the Mouse House wants to make sure its brand is exposed to and loved by the more than 3+ billion… Read More »Iger, Disney to produce movies in China within a year
It’s always interesting to peek over the wall and see how the business community views The Walt Disney Company. For most of his life, Walt Disney struggled getting respect from his peers in the studio world. Walt’s brother Roy still managed to find financial support… Read More »Disney’s creative business solutions in the news
I had to double check the calendar on this one, but it’s square root day, not that other holiday. Disney says that current COO Tom Staggs, the heir apparent to CEO Bob Iger, will leave the company as of May 6. This is big news… Read More »Big news: Disney losing Tom Staggs, heir apparent to CEO Bob Iger
Disney’s domestic theme parks are going strong according to their latest financial reports, but the international parks, not so much. There are now wide reports that overseas struggles are causing the domestic parks to trim their budgets to make up for the overseas losses. Disneyland… Read More »Are Disney’s struggles overseas impacting theme parks in the United States?