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  • Disney to prominently feature 'Star Wars' at its resorts, theme parks

    Disney to prominently feature 'Star Wars' at its resorts, theme parks
    Walt Disney Co., the world's largest entertainment and media company, is betting on the "Star Wars" franchise to further grow revenue at Disney resorts and theme parks. Bob Iger, chairman and chief executive, plans to "significantly" ramp up the "Star...
  • Disney reports record profit for its third quarter

    Disney reports record profit for its third quarter
    The billion-dollar MyMagic+ technology initiative should start making a positive impact on Walt Disney Co.'s bottom line in its current fourth quarter, company executives told analysts Tuesday as they reported record third-quarter earnings. Disney...
  • Pac-12 Network still on sidelines with DirecTV

    DirecTV's new deal to carry ESPN's SEC Network, a college sports channel devoted to the Southeastern Conference, isn't sitting well with Larry Scott, the commissioner of the Pac-12 Conference, whose own channels are still not carried by the satellite...
  • Disney Posts Record Third Qtr Results with World Cup, Marvel, 'Frozen'

    Consumers aren't showing any sign of giving Walt Disney Animation Studio's "Frozen" the cold shoulder. With the toon having charmed its way to nearly $1.3 billion at the worldwide box office, the film continues to generate strong sales from home...
  • Good market day for Disney, Orlando-based companies

    Good market day for Disney, Orlando-based companies
    Friday was a good day on the stock market in general, and Orlando companies didn’t miss out on that. The Dow Jones Industrial Average closed up 1.13 percent. Companies based in Orlando, or with a big presence here, saw modest gains also. Walt...
  • Amazon takes on Disney in DVD pricing fight

    Amazon takes on Disney in DVD pricing fight
    Amazon.com Inc. is taking on Walt Disney Co. and its superheroes in its quest to gain more control over pricing online. Amazon blocked pre-orders of Disney's hit summer movie "Captain America: The Winter Soldier" and other titles in disk form, repeating...
  • Cumulus to stop distributing ABC News Radio at the end of 2014

    Cumulus to stop distributing ABC News Radio at the end of 2014
    ABC News Radio's distribution deal with radio giant Cumulus Media is coming to an end. In a note to employees Thursday, recently appointed ABC News President James Goldston said the Walt Disney Co.-owned radio news organization will handle its own...
  • Walt Disney earnings surge 22% on strength of studio, theme parks

    Walt Disney Co. reported a 22% increase in net income for its fiscal third quarter, buoyed by the strong performance of its film studio and theme parks division. The Burbank company posted net income of $2.25 billion, or $1.28 a share, for the quarter...
  • The day ahead in business

    The day ahead in business
    Reports: Factory orders and inventories for June, non-manufacturing ISM for July, Markit PMI-Services for July, ICSC-Goldman Sachs and Redbook retail chain sales for period ending Aug. 2 Local earnings: Akorn Inc., Archer Daniels Midland Co., Great Lakes...
  • Ex-Maker Studios CEO launches digital media company

    Ex-Maker Studios CEO launches digital media company
    A little over a year after leaving Maker Studios, former CEO Danny Zappin announced the launch of Zealot, his new digital media company. Zappin made headlines in June 2013 after suing Maker Studios, alleging that he was the victim of a conspiracy to...
  • Film world's cast of toys teleport into digital playground

    By Piya Sinha-Roy LOS ANGELES, Aug 1 (Reuters) - Those ubiquitous Angry Birds flew from the mobile screen to the toy store, hooked up with Hollywood, and are headed back to the digital world thanks to the telepod. That is toymaker Hasbro Inc's answer to...
  • France's Philippe Gas to Head Shanghai Disneyland

    HONG KONG - Frenchman, Philippe Gas has been appointed as general manager of the new Shanghai Disney Resort. Gas joins from Euro Disney in Paris, where he was President of Euro Disney S.A.S., the management company of both Euro Disney S.C.A., the holding...