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Netflix falls short on new subscribers as pandemic boost fizzles

Netflix falls short on new subscribers as pandemic boost fizzles

By: Lisa Richwine, Ayanti Bera
Source: Reuters
Date of Publication: October 20th, 2020
Netflix Inc NFLX.O on Tuesday posted its weakest subscriber gains in four years as streaming competition increased, pandemic restrictions eased and live sports returned to television.
Mars partners with Disney for Halloween short film series amid altered holiday

Mars partners with Disney for Halloween short film series amid altered holiday

By: Tatiana Walk-Morris
Source: Marketing Dive
Date of Publication: October 9th, 2020
Candy maker Mars is sponsoring the Bite Size Halloween series, which showcases short films to help families celebrate Halloween.
NBCUniversal Begins Layoffs Reported To Impact Up To 10% Of All Employees

NBCUniversal Begins Layoffs Reported To Impact Up To 10% Of All Employees

By: Elana Lyn Gross
Source: Forbes
Date of Publication: August 4th, 2020
NBCUniversal began long-anticipated layoffs Tuesday which will reportedly impact up to 10% of the team, amid the company’s larger restructuring of the entertainment division and an internal investigation into toxic workplace allegations.
Disney's 'Mulan' coming to Disney+ in September for $29

Disney’s ‘Mulan’ coming to Disney+ in September for $29.99

By: Sarah Whitten
Source: CNBC
Date of Publication: August 4th, 2020
Disney said on Tuesday, in a surprise move, that its blockbuster feature “Mulan,” which has been delayed from its theatrical release since mid-March, will hit Disney+ on Sept. 4, for a premium price of $29.99.
AMC, Universal Agree to Trim Theatrical Window Before Movies Go Online - WSJ

AMC, Universal Agree to Trim Theatrical Window Before Movies Go Online

By: R.T. Watson
Source: The Wall Street Journal
Date of Publication: July 28th, 2020
Deal reduces period from months to weeks during which films appear in cinemas before being released for home viewing.
How Businesses Have Successfully Pivoted During the Pandemic

How Businesses Have Successfully Pivoted During the Pandemic

By: Mauro F. Guillén
Source: Harvard Business Review
Date of Publication: July 7th, 2020
From local restaurants to larger companies like Spotify and Unilever, companies that are successfully navigating the Covid-19 pandemic and ensuing recession have often pivoted to a business model that’s conducive to short-term survival, and long-term resilience and growth. Not all pivots, however, result in good business performance.
The Walt Disney Company Will Make “Frozen 2” Available On Disney+ Three Months Early, Beginning Sunday, March 15

The Walt Disney Company Will Make “Frozen 2” Available On Disney+ Three Months Early, Beginning Sunday, March 15

Source: The Walt Disney Company
Date of Publication: March 13th, 2020
The Walt Disney Company (NYSE: DIS) announced that “Frozen 2” will be available three months ahead of schedule on Disney+ in the U.S. beginning Sunday, March 15, surprising families with some fun and joy during this challenging period.