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CGI fails to generate box office success

Mar 4, 2013
This weekend, 'Oz the Great and Powerful' opens at the box office. The special effects wonder cost Disney a reported $325 million, most of which was spent on CGI.
Posted In: movies, disney, CGI

Disney creates the happiest data mine on earth

Jan 7, 2013
Come spring, Disney World visitors will wear special bracelets that let the company track just about everything they do
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Disney deal gives Netflix a boost over competitors

Dec 5, 2012
The value of Netflix stock soared by around 14 percent Tuesday, after the company announced it had clinched an exclusive deal to show first-run Disney movies.
Posted In: netflix, disney, streaming, movies

Disney buys Lucasfilm for $4 billion

Oct 31, 2012
The Walt Disney Company has struck a deal to purchase Lucasfilm for $4.05 billion and announced that they will release a new Star Wars movie in 2015.
Posted In: movies, Star Wars, disney

Darth Mickey: Disney to buy Lucasfilm

Oct 30, 2012
Hollywood insider Sharon Waxman, of The Wrap, breaks down Disney's $4.05 billion deal to buy filmmaker George Lucas' production company, Lucasfilm.
Posted In: George Lucas, Lucasfilm, disney, Star Wars, Mergers and Acquisitions, film

Drinking in Disney World and fracking in Texas

Sep 14, 2012
Disney World finally turns on the tap, and Halliburton puts out "Lost" signs for a radioactive probe its lost in west Texas.
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Disney offers made-to-order princess dolls

Aug 8, 2012
Girls aged 3 to 12 can now have their likeness photographed and molded into an actual princess figurine.
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Violence shakes Anaheim -- and its image

Jul 27, 2012
Police shooting, protests highlight poverty in Disneyland's hometown.
Posted In: Anaheim, disney, violence

Disney kicks junk food out of the magic kingdom

Jun 5, 2012
The entertainment giant will reject advertising for certain sugary, salty and fatty foods, and give Mickey Mouse the final say on what's healthy.
Posted In: disney, Food

Consumers still spending despite economic worries

May 9, 2012
Kate Warne, investment strategist at Edward Jones, discusses why profits are up at Macy's given all the things weighing on consumers, and the latest earnings from Toyota and Disney.
Posted In: disney, Toyota, Macy's, Earnings

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