Shoppers at the Disney Store on Manhattan's Fifth Avenue.
Rank in Entertainment: 1
(Previous rank: 1)
Overall score: 8.00
Why it's admiredDisney slips six spots this year as shake-ups at the company's disappointing movie studio have brought in new leadership. Last year the company announced a long-term distribution deal with Dreamworks SKG and, hoping to jump on the superhero bandwagon, acquired Marvel Entertainment for $4 billion. Still, the company is a known leader in animation, and its ESPN division has become a powerful growth engine. --C.T.
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