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Michael Eisner working behind scenes to help bring NFL back to Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES - Michael Eisner likes a good game.He was chief executive at The Walt Disney Co. when it owned the Los Angeles Angels and founded the NHL's Mighty Ducks of Anaheim.But ask him about the NFL playing in a...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2014-11-28/michael-eisner-working-behind
Business news

...entertainment giant aims to stay in front of younger audiences who are increasingly watching short videos online.The Walt Disney Co. could pay up to $450 million more in bonuses if Maker meets performance targets, the company said.The purchase...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-03-24/business-news
Dish, Disney deal envisions Internet TV offer; disables ad-skipping DVR function for 3 days

...commercials from prime-time weeknight programming. But that's only for programs on ABC, which is owned by The Walt Disney Co.Dish CEO Joseph Clayton said in a statement the deal was "about predicting the future of television."Anne Sweeney...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-03-04/dish-disney-deal-envisions
Disney launches digital movies app

...app account to Apple's iTunes digital store will receive a free copy of The Incredibles.The app is built on The Walt Disney Co.'s KeyChest technology, which stores and records consumers' purchases of digital movies on distant servers. The...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-02-25/disney-launches-digital-mo
Disney prepares a toy offensive with 'Infinity'

...decision concerning Infinity has gone down."It's fitting the space has been dubbed the Infinity war room because the Walt Disney Co. is readying for a yearslong siege ? not just a one-time battle ? for consumers' attention with the multi-platform...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2013-08-11/disney-prepares-toy-offens
Apps for babies entertaining, not educational, group says

...from making claims about educational benefits. The FTC eventually declined to act after the companies, owned by the Walt Disney Co., agreed to remove some marketing promises from its packages and took down testimonials that claimed educational...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2013-08-07/apps-babies-entertaining-n
Annette Funicello dead at 70

...faith.Funicello died Monday at Mercy Southwest Hospital in Bakersfield, Calif., of complications from MS, the Walt Disney Co. said. She was 70 and had dropped from public view years ago."She really had a tough existence," Avalon said...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/national/2013-04-08/annette-funicello-dead-70
Pressure on Bangladesh, retailers to fix factories

...dozen other international retailers who used garment factories in the collapsed building.After the Tazreen fire where Walt Disney Co. branded clothing was found, the company in March added Bangladesh to a list of countries where it prohibits any...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2013-05-03/pressure-bangladesh-retail
Mike Bobinski introduced as Georgia Tech's athletic director

...baseball team. A certified public accountant, he initially worked in the business world, including a stint with the Walt Disney Co., before moving into college athletics at his alma mater in 1984.Just to make sure he blends in at his new school...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/georgia-tech/2013-01-18/mike-bobinski-introd
Factory where fire killed 112 made clothes for Wal-Mart, Sears, other

...said its merchandise was being produced there without its approval through a vendor, which has since been fired. The Walt Disney Co. said its records indicate that none of its licensees have been permitted to make Disney-brand products at the factory...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2012-11-28/factory-where-fire-killed-