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Number Crunch

The streaming service is going to infinity and beyond

“100 million: The number of subscribers Disney+ has acquired in the 16 months since it launched Source: CNBC” next to the “Number Crunch” logo. The “00” in the 100 million is placed above a black circle to look like mouse ears.
“100 million: The number of subscribers Disney+ has acquired in the 16 months since it launched Source: CNBC” next to the “Number Crunch” logo. The “00” in the 100 million is placed above a black circle to look like mouse ears.


Best Business Books of 2020

An interview with Erin Meyer, co-author of ‘No Rules Rules,’ one of Marker’s ‘5 Best Business Books of the Year’

A view of the Netflix logo on the exterior of its corporate office at Sunset Bronson Studios in Los Angeles.
A view of the Netflix logo on the exterior of its corporate office at Sunset Bronson Studios in Los Angeles.
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Will the coronavirus quarantine boost be a long-term boon for Netflix? Probably not.

The Netflix logo is shown on a smartphone against a backdrop of blurred out Netflix show titles.
The Netflix logo is shown on a smartphone against a backdrop of blurred out Netflix show titles.
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Every company could learn from Netflix’s approach toward personalization and social behavior

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Is Netflix’s most threatening competitor Apple, Amazon — or ‘Fortnite’?

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No Mercy / No Malice

Who will win (and lose) the streaming wars?


From forward-thinking acquisitions to hare-brained lapses of judgment, these were the decisions that crushed the competition — and the ones that backfired horribly

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The 9 Best Moves

1. Netflix rethought its business model


A max exodus of third-party content from their platform could cause irrevocable damage

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Display monitors with Netflix logo are pictured against a black background.
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