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    1. April 6, 2016

      The princes of Disneyland are under a curse

      Tom Staggs, chief operating officer of Walt Disney, is to leave the company after losing the support of the board to...

    2. April 4, 2016

      Tom Staggs quits as Walt Disney chief operating officer

      Tom Staggs, chief operating officer of Walt Disney and the internal candidate regarded as the favourite to succeed Bob...

    1. March 7, 2016

      Bob Iger broadens Disney’s horizons in age of disruption

      When Walt Disney chief executive Bob Iger revealed last summer that there had been some modest subscriber losses at...

    2. March 4, 2016

      Jack Lindquist, Disney theme park innovator, 1927-2016

      Disneyland, when Jack Lindquist first visited in 1955, was a building site at the end of an unpaved road surrounded by...

    3. February 9, 2016

      Disney shares fall on cord-cutting concerns

      Walt Disney hit back at naysayers predicting the end of the cable bundle when it reported an uptick in ESPN...

    4. Fast FT

      February 9, 2016

      Star Wars helps Disney to record quarterly earnings

      Walt Disney shares may have slipped in recent months but the media group just delivered its best ever quarter, fuelled...

    5. November 22, 2015

      Alan Horn, Walt Disney Studios chairman: the Jedi-in-chief

      A lan Horn is showing me how to deliver the maximum amount of force in a Taekwondo strike. “Force equals mass times...

    6. November 18, 2015

      Rescheduling television’s future

      A few years ago Jean-David Blanc stopped watching live television. Then he realised what he was missing. “I was looking...

    7. October 21, 2015

      Disney to launch digital subscription streaming service in UK

      From Bambi to Buzz Lightyear, Walt Disney’s most beloved characters and stories are going digital in a first of its...

    8. August 5, 2015

      US media shares hit by ‘cord-cutting’ fears

      America’s largest media companies were hit by a sharp sell-off on Wednesday after Walt Disney revised its growth...

    9. May 29, 2015

      Hollywood learns originality does not pay

      There was good news out of Hollywood this week for Hillary Clinton, Jeb Bush and Han Solo. The latest box-office...

    10. May 22, 2015

      Disney: Let it grow

      slideshow Sixty years ago this summer Walt Disney opened his first theme park, transforming 160 acres of southern...

    11. May 5, 2015

      Disney lifted by theme parks and consumer products

      It may have lacked a blockbuster to compare with Frozen but Walt Disney’s quarterly profits still sailed past analyst...

    12. March 25, 2015

      ‘Becoming Steve Jobs’, by Brent Schlender and Rick Tetzeli

      Who needs another Steve Jobs biography? Four years after his death, Apple’s co-founder continues to serve as...

    13. February 3, 2015

      Walt Disney looks to stream popular shows

      Walt Disney is exploring new streaming services for some of its most popular content, including ESPN’s sports...

    14. December 28, 2014

      ‘Frozen’ fever grips cultural landscape

      On Christmas morning, five-year-old Addison Peskie’s living room was a sea of ice blue and bright purple. “A Frozen...

    15. August 24, 2014

      US TV-advert buyers hold back as viewers move online

      From True Detective’s Matthew McConaughey to Robin Wright from House of Cards, the stars of US television will be back...

    16. August 6, 2014

      Superheroes pack a punch for Disney

      Superheroes and fairy tales helped power record profit for Walt Disney in its third quarter, as the entertainment...

    17. May 6, 2014

      Disney beats expectations as ‘Frozen’ puts fire into earnings

      The box office success of Frozen, the highest grossing animated film ever released, pushed Walt Disney’s quarterly...

    18. February 5, 2014

      Disney powered by ‘Frozen’ and ‘Thor’

      A snow princess and a Nordic super hero powered Walt Disney’s first-quarter profits as the box office hits Frozen and...

    19. December 23, 2013

      Twitter’s Dorsey joins Disney board

      Jack Dorsey, the chairman of Twitter, has been elected to the Walt Disney board, becoming the latest in a succession of...

    20. November 7, 2013

      Theme parks help lift Disney to record profits

      Walt Disney reported record full-year profits and revenues, buoyed by big gains in its theme parks and consumer...

    21. May 7, 2013

      Disney shows its muscle as ‘Iron Man 3’ boosts earnings

      Strong performances from its US theme parks and a slate of movies that included its recent hit Oz: The Great and...

    22. FT Tech Hub

      November 30, 2012

      Apple exec Bob Mansfield sells $20m worth of stock

      Bob Mansfield, a longserving Apple executive responsible for engineering hardware such as the Macbook Air and iMac,...

    23. November 11, 2012

      US TV networks suffer sharp dip in ratings

      US broadcast networks are suffering a precipitous drop in television ratings so far this season, posing a significant...

    24. November 8, 2012

      Disney urges officials to resolve fiscal cliff

      Walt Disney’s theme parks and cable networks powered fourth-quarter profits at the media group as Bob Iger, chief...

    25. October 31, 2012

      Disney plans to exploit Star Wars galaxy

      In a video message posted online shortly after Walt Disney announced its $4bn purchase of Lucasfilm, Bob Iger, Disney’s...

    26. October 30, 2012

      Disney and Star Wars join forces

      Mickey Mouse has forged an unlikely alliance with Darth Vader after Walt Disney agreed a $4bn deal to acquire...

    27. August 16, 2012

      Superheroes soar above Disney tensions

      Summer means one thing in Hollywood: big, blockbuster movies. But a single superhero film has ka-powed all others this...

    28. August 8, 2012

      Avengers pack punch for profits at Disney

      The storming boxoffice success of The Avengers and a stronger performance from Walt Disney’s network of theme parks...

    29. July 8, 2012

      Start-ups jostle for Sun Valley spotlight

      The guest list features Jordan’s king and queen, Italy’s prime minister, three mayors, two governors and the director...

    30. June 5, 2012

      Disney sets standards for TV food ads

      Walt Disney has introduced new standards for food advertising on its children’s television programming to promote...

    31. May 31, 2012

      Disney appoints new studio chief

      Walt Disney moved to stabilise the leadership of its movie studio after it appointed Alan Horn as chairman, replacing...

    32. May 31, 2012

      Hopes for Hollywood cloud darken

      Hollywood studios banking on a cloud-based locker system to revive home entertainment sales face an uphill battle after...

    33. May 9, 2012

      Wall St slides as euro concerns weigh

      Shining earnings from Disney were unable to bolster sentiment across the US stock market, which touched its lowest...

    34. May 8, 2012

      Walt Disney puts faith in superheroes

      Walt Disney absorbed the disappointment of a $200m writedown on its John Carter movie to report second-quarter earnings...

    35. April 20, 2012

      Disney parts company with Ross

      Walt Disney is searching for a new studio chairman after parting company with Rich Ross, the former head of Disney...

    36. March 13, 2012

      Walmart looks to speed transition from DVD

      Walmart has moved to speed the transition from DVD to digital viewing of movies by launching a service that will...

    37. February 7, 2012

      Disney performs despite fewer films

      A strong showing from its television networks and theme park division propelled Walt Disney’s first quarter profits...

    38. November 22, 2011

      ESPN president steps down

      George Bodenheimer is stepping down as president of ESPN after 13 years at the top of the sports cable network, which...

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