Disney on track to shatter movie theater records this year

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Disney is on track to shatter movie theater records this year. The entertainment giant could earn more than $9 billion at the global box office in 2019, breaking its previous record of $7.6 billion. Through May, Disney has already brought in over $5.6 billion, and still has a strong slate of upcoming films. The “Lion King,” “Toy Story 4,” “Frozen 2” and “Star Wars: Rise of Skywalker” will all be released later this year.

Walmart is rolling out an unlimited grocery subscription service. For $98 per year, you can order groceries online and choose a timeframe for home delivery for no additional cost. This is part of Walmart's increased efforts to compete with other online retailers. The company has announced other initiatives to entice shoppers, like free one-day delivery for orders over $35, and deliveries straight inside your home, or refrigerator.

Your Toyota will turn itself off, even if you forget. New Toyota models with push-button ignitions will automatically turn themselves off after being parked for a period of time. Cars that are accidentally left running emit carbon monoxide gas, which can lead to injuries or death.

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