Your Assistance Please

We need your help to battle spammers and also to keep our community user friendly.
PLEASE BE KIND TO OTHERS - Refrain from personal attacks. Avoid politics and harsh language whenever possible. If someone is violating our simple rules, DO NOT confront them, simply report the post.
STOP SPAMMERS - Report the post. DO NOT respond to them.

2017 is a year of renewal for us, we have lots of exciting changes on the way for you, but we don't have time to deal with trolls and spammers. If you find yourself suspended and need to plead your case, you will need to do so after your suspension. We are happy to address your concerns if you made a simple mistake. However, please note that those with a history of bad behavior and pushing our rules to the limit will not be given the courtesy of a reply.

MiceChat offers a number of ways for you to communicate and get involved. We offer Facebook Groups and Pages, Twitter, Instagram and Pinterest accounts. We have a front page filled with amazing content. We offer weekly meetups in the parks. Meets and events all over the world. Podcasts and videos. And we continue to maintain forums for your posting convenience. But with all those options, we can't be everywhere all the time. We need YOUR help. Please don't poke the trolls. Report posts and leave reputation. We'll do our best to keep the forums clean and active, but we can't do so without your help.

Thank you for your support folks, it's going to be a really fantastic year in the MiceChat world.
See more
See less

The Muppets take Madison Avenue - CNN 05/19/05


Ad Widget

This topic is closed.
  • Filter
  • Time
  • Show
Clear All
new posts

  • The Muppets take Madison Avenue - CNN 05/19/05

    Article from CNN - May 19, 2005
    The Muppets take Madison Avenue

    Through merchandise and TV, Disney hopes Muppets reel in $300 million in retail sales by 2009.

    NEW YORK (CNN/Money) - If Disney has its way, Kermit the Frog and his Muppet cohorts will reclaim their position as some of the most recognizable puppets in popular culture, according to a news report.

    After acquiring the rights to the stuffed characters a year ago, the company that has long been known as Mickey Mouse's kingdom plans to bring back the characters slowly, The Wall Street Journal reported Thursday.

    Friday's airing of "The Muppets' Wizard of Oz" on the Disney-owned ABC network marks the first major effort by the media company to reposition the Jim Henson-created characters in the popular culture landscape.
    Foster says Disney is betting that the previous generation who grew up on Fozzie Bear and Miss Piggy will help by introducing the Muppets to their children. The company hopes the Muppets will generate around $300 million in retail sales by 2009, the Journal reported.

    Relatively speaking, however, Mickey Mouse and the characters associated with him bring in a significantly larger purse, raking in $5 billion in annual retail sales for Disney.

Ad Widget