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22 - How Disney+ improves the quality of Disney's business model

The DIY Investing Podcast: Value Investing | Fundamental Analysis | Mental Models | Business Management

Release Date: 04/14/2019

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  • $6.99 per month or $69.99 per year ($5.83 per month if paid in advance - basically 2 months free)
  • Launch Date: November 12th, 2019
  • Access to Disney's incredible library of old TV shows and movies, including:
    • The entire Pixar lineup of movies by the end of the first year
    • All of the Marvel Cinematic Universe (eventually), but Captain Marvel will be available on Day 1
    • National Geographic
    • All 9 main Star Wars movies, with Rogue One and Solo on top of that
    • Historic Disney Channel movies and TV Shows
    • The Signature collection of Disney classics including Cinderella and Lion King

Disney's Business Model

  • “Content is King”
  • Well Disney is the “King of Content”
  • Entertainment giant that has a flywheel effect allowing shareholders to profit off of branded content in numerous ways
    • Disney+ combines the best parts of the TV Channels, Movie Rentals, and Theatre Releases
    • Creates lasting fans
    • Movie Releases in Theatres
    • DVD and Movie Rentals and Purchases
    • Theme Parks (Disney World and Disney Land)
    • TV Channels like Disney Channel
    • Cruise Lines
    • Toy Sales and Licensing
    • New Addition: Direct to Consumer Streaming Service (Disney+)

Streaming is Sticky

  • Disney + is going to be a Brand Ambassador for Disney.
  • They will “lock-in” families when they have young children, building life long fans.

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