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Disney Offers Obama Minimum Wage to Florida Park Workers

April 17, 2014
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Disney presented the proposal yesterday to the Service Trades Council, a consortium of six labor groups, the company and union representatives said. They are scheduled to resume bargaining over a contract on May 28. Disney – Yahoo News Search Results Related Posts:Michelle Obama Speaks at Disney World Veterans’ Event in Orlando – NBC 6...
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Disney Channel's 'Jessie' breaks romantic ground

April 16, 2014
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LOS ANGELES (AP) — The title character of "Jessie" heads in an unprecedented direction for a Disney Channel series: toward the altar. Disney – Yahoo News Search Results Related Posts:Disney Channel’s ‘Jessie’ Breaks Romantic Ground – ABC NewsDisney breaks ground on ‘Avatar’ land at Animal Kingdom – Orlando SentinelExclusive: Disney Channel Breaks New Ground...
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Disney's Smallest Unit Shows Outsized Growth

April 14, 2014
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) — When consumers and investors think of Disney , they naturally see the company's vast theme parks and media assets, which bring in billions of dollars annually. However, the company's smallest unit makes the stock worth a closer look, as it transforms itself from the runt of the litter to a...
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Disney Junior's Give a Book, Get a Book to Donate Up to One Million Books to U.S. Communities in Need

April 12, 2014
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Disney and First Book will provide for the donation of up to one million books to U.S. communities in need and will present families with free digital books from Disney Publishing Worldwide, through a new program announced today, Disney Junior's Give a Book, Get a Book. Disney – Yahoo News Search Results Related Posts:Celebrities...
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Disney Cruise Line worker accused of molesting passenger, 13

April 12, 2014
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A Disney Cruise Line employee was arrested on Thursday after Canaveral Port Authority officials say he was accused of molesting a 13-year-old passenger Disney – Yahoo News Search Results Related Posts:Disney Cruise Line Worker Missing From Ship – MyStateline.comExploring Northern Europe with Disney Cruise LineDate Night on the High Seas with Disney Cruise LineDisney...
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Open the Gates to Your Personal Disney Kingdom in Disney Magical World

April 11, 2014
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A whole new world awaits players in Disney Magical World, launching today for the Nintendo 3DS system. After creating a personalized avatar and a customized dream life, players embark on a 3D fantasy adventure featuring more than 60 iconic Disney characters across a main central plaza and its four surrounding worlds inspired by Alice...
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Disney Store Celebrates Grand Opening of Newly-Designed Location at Stonebriar Centre in Frisco, TX

April 11, 2014
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On April 12, 2014, Disney Store will celebrate the grand opening of its newly-designed store at Stonebriar Centre in Frisco, Texas. A premier retail destination, Disney Store offers a unique, high quality selection of Disney, Marvel and Star Wars product while delivering a magical and immersive shopping experience through its Cast Members, who are...
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Disney is sued over new ride access policy for disabled

April 10, 2014
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The suit alleges that the policy put in place in October is intended to discourage guests with disabilities from visiting the parks. Disney dismisses those claims. Families of children with disabilities have sued Walt Disney Co. theme parks and resorts in Anaheim and Orlando, Fla., over a new policy allowing guests with disabilities quick...
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Disney Junior Now Available to DISH Network Customers

April 10, 2014
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Following the recent announcement of the groundbreaking, multi-year distribution deal between DISH Network Corp. and The Walt Disney Company , Disney Junior, the popular 24-hour channel expressly for kids age 2-7 and their parents/caregivers, is now available to DISH Network subscribers on channel 168. Disney – Yahoo News Search Results Related Posts:Disney, Dish Network...
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Disney Interactive Lays Off 700 (Report)

April 9, 2014
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Cuts at the gaming and digital Disney unit had been anticipated, but previous reports suggested lower figures for the number of staffers let go. read more         Disney – Yahoo News Search Results Related Posts:Disney overhauls troubled interactive unit, lays off 700 – ReutersDisney overhauls troubled interactive unit, lays off 700Disney...
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Disney's Numerous Future Potential Growth Catalysts

April 9, 2014
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It’s not often that you find an established company offering significant growth potential. This is one of those rare cases.         Disney – Yahoo News Search Results Related Posts:Don't Expect Disney's Earnings Growth to Slow for LongDisney's Thicker Margins Compensate For Slower Revenue GrowthDisney's Growth Engines Are Still PurringDisney's Earnings Should...
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Disney's (DIS) Captain America to Battle Warner Bros. (TWX) Superman/Batman Film

April 8, 2014
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) – Superhero flicks from The Walt Disney Company  and Time Warner's  Warner Bros. Studios will go head-to-head when they are released on the same day: May 6, 2016. The next installment in Disney's Captain America franchise will be released in domestic theaters on that day, in direct competition with Warner Bros.' untitled...
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Disney Scores with Captain America

April 7, 2014
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With $ 96.2 million in box office collections, Disney's Captain America becomes highest grossing film for the month of April. Disney – Yahoo News Search Results Related Posts:Disney Will Offer ‘Captain America,’ ‘Star Wars’ And Other Action Films On IMAX – Deadline.comDisney Should Move ‘Captain America 2′ To July 4th Weekend – ForbesCaptain America...
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Disney's latest hero, 'Captain America,' sets box office record

April 6, 2014
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LOS ANGELES/NEW YORK, April 6 (Reuters) – "Captain America: The Winter Soldier," the sequel to Marvel's 2011 film about the red, white and blue superhero, smashed its way to $ 96.2 million in weekend ticket sales, setting a new record for an April release and speeding past last week's winner, "Noah." In the process,...
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Disney's $1 Billion Online Video Bet: What Investors Need to Know

April 5, 2014
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Disney acquires Maker Studios in a deal that could be worth almost $ 1 billion.         Disney – Yahoo News Search Results Related Posts:Disney’s MagicBands — what visitors need to know – Orlando SentinelFrozen: 5 Things You Should Know Before Warming Up to Disney’s New Holiday … – E! OnlineDisney's 'Infinity'...
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A Billion-Dollar Bracelet Is the Key to a Disney Park

April 3, 2014
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Disney is counting on its multifaceted reservation system to ease the way to visit Mickey Mouse and company. Disney – Yahoo News Search Results Related Posts:Disney Offers Obama Minimum Wage to Florida Park WorkersWalt Disney World to allow unlimited Fastpass+ reservations – Theme Park InsiderTaste of Disney: Herb Panko-Crusted Rack of Lamb from Blue...
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'Frozen' is cash machine for Disney

April 1, 2014
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Disney's 'Frozen' melted hearts and is now the biggest animated movie of all-time. But its success goes beyond the box office. Disney – Yahoo News Search Results Related Posts:‘Frozen’ is cash machine for Disney – Fortune (blog)Disney seeks to crown revival with 'Frozen' Oscar goldThere are Lightsabers in Disney infinity – if you have...
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Disney's Oscar-Winning Film "Frozen" Becomes Highest-Grossing Animated Film

March 31, 2014
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The Oscar-winning movie "Frozen," Disney's 3-D animated film that features the voices of Tony Award winner Idina Menzel, Tony nominee Jonathan Groff and stage and screen actress Kristen Bell, became the highest grossing animated film of all time, Walt Disney Studios announced March 30. Disney – Yahoo News Search Results Related Images: Related Posts:Disney's...
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Disney's 'Frozen' becomes top-grossing animated film ever

March 30, 2014
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Disney's hit film "Frozen" has become the top-grossing animated film in box office history, the studio said on Sunday as the musical topped $ 1 billion in global sales. Foreign box offices have added another $ 674 million, for a global total of $ 1.072 billion, Disney said. The previous animated-film box office champion...
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Disney grandniece backs Meryl Streep on Walt's racism and sexism

March 29, 2014
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Walt Disney's grandniece Abigail Disney took to Facebook to voice her opinions about him in the wake of Meryl Streep highlighting his apparent racism, sexism and antisemitism Abigail Disney, grandniece of Walt, has backed up Meryl Streep following the actor's recent comments about Walt Disney where she referred to him as a "gender bigot"...
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Disney's purchase of Maker a boon for LA startups

March 27, 2014
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Disney's $ 500 million purchase of YouTube video producer Maker Studios is a sign that the entertainment industry's content and technology startups are coming of age and proving to be as valuable to Hollywood … Disney – Yahoo News Search Results Related Posts:Disney’s Purchase of Maker a Boon for LA Startups – ABC NewsDisney's...
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Disney is Getting the Better of Google's YouTube

March 26, 2014
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) — The Walt Disney Company  struck a deal to buy Maker Studios for a reported $ 500 million though the value of the transaction could reach $ 1 billion if certain performance-based goals are reached. Maker Studios produces and distributes videos on Google's  YouTube. Its focus is on millennials and its content reaches...
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Disney Legends and Luminaries Celebrate Theme Park Favorites of Yesteryear at D23 Destination D: Attraction Rewind

March 26, 2014
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Walt Disney once said, “We keep moving forward—opening up new doors and doing new things—because we’re curious. And curiosity keeps leading us down new paths.” It’s in that spirit that guests this fall will have the opportunity to visit—or revisit—some of the most beloved Disney attractions of yesteryear. Disney – Yahoo News Search Results...
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Disney (DIS) Bets Big on Web Content Provider Maker Studios

March 25, 2014
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) – The Walt Disney Company  is making a big move into online after agreeing to purchase one of YouTube's largest content providers.  The company will pay $ 500 upfront for Maker Studios, plus up to an additional $ 450 million in bonuses if Maker Studios can achieve performance-based milestones.  "Short-form online video...
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Disney Pays $500 Million for Web Network Maker Studios

March 24, 2014
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Walt Disney Co. (DIS) agreed to buy Maker Studios, a supplier of online video content to YouTube, for at least $ 500 million, gaining technology and experience with short-form entertainment. Disney – Yahoo News Search Results Related Posts:Disney in Talks to Buy YouTube Network Maker Studios for $500 Million or More … – VarietyDisney...
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Disney to buy YouTube video producer Maker Studios

March 24, 2014
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LOS ANGELES (AP) — Disney said Monday that it is buying YouTube channel operator Maker Studios for $ 500 million as the family entertainment giant seeks to stay in front of younger viewers who are increasingly watching short videos online. Disney – Yahoo News Search Results Related Posts:Disney to Buy YouTube Video Producer Maker...
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Disney Names ABC News President as Co-Chairman of TV Unit

March 24, 2014
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Walt Disney Co. (DIS) named ABC News President Ben Sherwood as co-chairman of its media networks, filling the vacancy created by the planned departure of Anne Sweeney in January. Disney – Yahoo News Search Results Related Posts:When Disney stars grow up – Fox NewsWalt Disney World raises parking fee to $17 – News 13...
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Disney inviting 'small world' sing-along videos

March 21, 2014
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NEW YORK (AP) — Disney on Friday launched a website to create a global sing-along for "it's a small world," marking 50 years since the classic attraction with the unforgettable earworm of a song opened at the 1964 World's Fair in New York. Disney – Yahoo News Search Results Related Posts:Top Five: Seven Dwarfs...
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Disney reveals film plans at annual shareholder meeting

March 19, 2014
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Disney's film plans include sequels to "The Incredibles" and "Cars." The company also confirmed all 10 board members who were up for reelection. Walt Disney Co. held its annual meeting in Portland, Ore., on Tuesday and used the occasion to reveal a few tidbits about its forthcoming film projects, including a pair of animated...
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Disney reveals image of Shanghai resort's 'Pirates'-themed land

March 18, 2014
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Walt Disney Co. Chairman and Chief Executive Robert Iger said at the company's annual meeting Tuesday that the company’s forthcoming Shanghai Disney Resort would include an attraction based on the "Pirates of the Caribbean" film franchise.         Disney – Yahoo News Search Results Related Posts:Disney unveils first image of Shanghai Disney...
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