1. Welcome to the WDWMAGIC.COM Forums!
    Please take a look around, and feel free to sign up and join the community.You can use your Twitter or Facebook account to sign up, or register directly.
    Dismiss Notice

Disney Exploring Purchase of Twitter

Discussion in 'Disney Co News & Discussion' started by ford91exploder, Sep 26, 2016.

  1. Matt_Black

    Matt_Black Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Jan 24, 2013
    Messages:
    10,448
    Likes Received:
    22,075
    Actually, buying a toy company that also owns several successful IPs isn't the stupidest idea ever.
     
    wdwbaw likes this.
  2. Earl Sweatpants

    Earl Sweatpants Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Aug 9, 2016
    Messages:
    1,094
    Likes Received:
    2,467
    Not its the stupidest idea, but when your company MO is just to acquire outside companies with IPs and fail to fully invest in your own creative talents, then you have a problem.

    Personally, I feel like Iger never truly had faith in his own people to make Disney successful in its own right without utilizing an outside IP. And to be fair, a lot of that came from the Eisner era.
     
    wdwbaw likes this.
  3. Matt_Black

    Matt_Black Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Jan 24, 2013
    Messages:
    10,448
    Likes Received:
    22,075
    In this case, they'd also, I assume, get access to any assets Hasbro might have that deal with toy manufacturing and distribution, which would be very useful to a company with numerous IPs for children.
     
    wdwbaw likes this.

Share This Page