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How Disney Has Managed to Keep 'Frozen' Red Hot

How Disney Has Managed to Keep 'Frozen' Red Hot | Smart Media | Scoop.it
Initially caught off guard by the film's massive success, Disney has found a way to keep "Frozen" from going cold.
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The avalanche of products, new content, and audience appreciation continues: Frozen drives 27% rise in Disney latest quarter profits!

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Molding kids' minds ... all for a quick buck?

Molding kids' minds ... all for a quick buck? | Smart Media | Scoop.it
There are many powerful forces in the world — tornadoes, floods
and earthquakes, to name a few. For teens, the power of marketing
may be as or more monumental, shaping their perspectives on life
and their environment.
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Hard-to-Get 'Frozen' Merchandise Going for Thousands on eBay

Hard-to-Get 'Frozen' Merchandise Going for Thousands on eBay | Smart Media | Scoop.it
Frozen's success has led to sizzling merchandise sales.
The hit Disney animated film has already grossed more than $1 billion at the global box office, won two Oscars and sold 3.2 million Blu-ray and DVD units in its first day on sale. Now Frozen-themed merchandise has become so scarce that parents are going to great lengths to get their hands on the gear the film's pint-size film fans crave, including staying up until 3 a.m. to buy a Princess Elsa dress, some of which are now going for $1,500 each on eBay.
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Astonishing to think one might be mugged for carrying an Olaf figurine on the bus. 

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How To Build A Tween Heartthrob - Forbes

How To Build A Tween Heartthrob - Forbes | Smart Media | Scoop.it
Current King of the Tweens: Justin Bieber Justin. Rob. Zac. Their first names elicit screams from their young fans (and often non-recognition among adults).
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