Walt Disney lays off more employees 2016-09-16 10:50:29

Entertainment giant Walt Disney Co. is planning a reduction in its consumer products and interactive media unit. Low financial indexes and following changes to the company’s gaming strategy reflected this decision. The company is going to lay off about 250 people. The cuts represent a roughly 5% reduction in the workforce.

In May, the company discontinued an internal developed series of video games, which led to layoffs of roughly 300 people. Theme parks and resorts were the subject of a very careful analysis and attention of the management as well.

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