Disney’s Downfall: The Rise and Fall of an Entertainment Giant - Plain English

We often think of Disney as having a flywheel of all different components: merchandise, theme parks, TV, motion pictures. That’s true, but close to two-thirds of Disney’s cash flow last decade was coming from its theme park division. That was because, as successful as the films were, they were primarily monetizing through those parks.

Plain English by Derek Thompson is always a pleasure to listen to.