Comparison Of Twentieth Century Fox And The Walt Disney Company

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Examining both Twentieth Century Fox and The Walt Disney Companies annual report we will be looking at a few areas in comparison. First looking at the risk factors for Twentieth Century Fox, the company has not really been able to show a consistent effective approach when dealing with the consumer’s behavior changes. In large part, it is due to the rapid change in technology and the rapid change has a huge impact on consumer’s behaviors. Another risk is the unpredictable acceptance by the public with feature films and television production and distribution which the revenue is derived from (Pg. 24 , 2nd paragraph). Predicting the acceptance is hard because of the other programs or the feature films that might be getting aired at the same time or around the same time.…show more content…
With the company having resorts and parks earning revenue the company could take a significant hit when the economic conditions decline in the U.S. and other regions in the world. Thus, meaning that consumers will have to cut back on some spending with cutting resorts and parks out of the budget for the time being. Another risk, is the forever changing consumers taste which Disney has showed consistency but remains a risk factor. So much of the company’s business relies on entertainment, resorts, new hotel attractions, film productions, television programming, merchandise, etc. The Walt Disney Company has to anticipate consumer tastes and it is based off ratings from programming, online services, theatrical film receipts, etc. (Pg. 17 2nd
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