Farrell, Mike
May 2008
Multichannel News;5/12/2008, Vol. 29 Issue 19, p42
The article reports on the impact of the financial performance of Walt Disney Co. featuring its Parks and Resort segment to the economy of U.S. According to Bob Iger, chief executive officer (CEO) of Disney, their company's continued investment in its parks and resorts and tactical pricing initiatives that allows families to spend more time at Disney hotels for less money make them lively to economic downturn. Moreover, it is observed that Disney boom due to the weak dollar.


Related Articles

  • Disney Chief Iger Suggests Closing Up DVD Windows. Wagner, Holly J. // Home Media Retailing;8/14/2005, Vol. 27 Issue 33, p3 

    Deals with the response of Walt Disney Co. president Robert Iger to the weak performance of the entertainment industry in the U.S. in August 2005. Need for re-examining movies developed by entertainment companies; Importance of marketing to the status of the industry; Impact of sales from...

  • DISNEY STUDIO PROFIT PLUMMETS, TITLES BLAMED. Gruendewel, Erik // Home Media Magazine;5/11/2009, Vol. 31 Issue 19, p1 

    The article reports on a decline in the financial performance of The Walt Disney Co. in the second quarter ended March 28, 2009. Its studio entertainment revenue fell 21% to $1.4 billion, while its operating income fell 97% to $31 million from $377 million in the prior-year period. The decline...

  • TOP DRAWS. Graser, Marc // Daily Variety;2/9/2011, Vol. 310 Issue 28, p1 

    The article reports on the increased profits earned by Walt Disney Co. for the first quarter of 2011. It states that the company's profits has raised by 54% from its hit films such as "Tron: Legacy," 'Toy Story 3," and "Tangled," and from the spending generated by its theme parks. According...

  • Disney dwarfed. Bond, Paul // Hollywood Reporter;2/4/2009, Vol. 408 Issue 22, p1 

    The article presents information on the financial performance of Walt Disney Co. Disney reported in February 2009 a quarterly net profit that fell 32% to $845 million on revenue that was off 8% to $9.6 billion. According to chief executive officer (CEO) Bob Iger, very significant cost-cutting is...

  • Disney Q2 Tops With 'Star Wars' Plans Eyed. ELAINE LOW // Investors Business Daily;5/6/2015, pA01 

    The article reports on the financial performance of entertainment company, Walt Disney Co. in the second quarter (Q2) of 2015, focusing on the opportunity presented by the renewed franchise of "Star Wars" films. It mentions that the fiscal Q2 earnings of Disney increased 11%, with revenue growth...

  • Can Megacap Disney's Fast Growth Last? Paul Whitfield // Investors Business Daily;11/23/2015, pB02 

    The article offers information on the financial performance of American entertainment company Walt Disney Co. Particular focus was given on the significant impact of the company's market capitalization (cap) in the growth rate of its earnings per share (EPS). Comments from Robert Iger, chief...

  • Iger: Disney's DVD Biz Bucks Industry Softness. Gruenwedel, Erik // Home Media Magazine;11/9/2008, Vol. 30 Issue 44, p1 

    The article reports on the statement issued by Bob Iger, president and chief executive officer (CEO) of The Walt Disney Co., regarding the performance of the company. Iger remained positive on the company's performance despite a 42% decline in its studio entertainment division's operating income...

  • Iger hops on the brand wagon. Szalai, Georg // Hollywood Reporter;9/22/2010, Vol. 416 Issue 24, p4 

    The article presents information on the views offered by Walt Disney Co.'s chief executive officer (CEO) Bob Iger on the brand value of the company at the 10th annual Goldman Sachs Communacopia conference.

  • Successor tops Iger to-do list.  // Daily Variety;10/10/2011, Vol. 313 Issue 6, p1 

    The article reports that Bob Iger will remain as the chief executive officer (CEO) of Walt Disney Co. up to 2016 with the search of his successor as his top priority in his to-do-list, considering candidates Anne Sweeny, Rich Ross, and Tom Staggs.


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics