Monday’s business headlines

INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) – Here’s a look at Monday’s business headlines.

Disney World

Walt Disney World Resorts phased reopening will begin next year with a bang.

The theme park will bring back its Park Hopper program starting on Jan. 1, 2021, the park announced in a blog post.

The perk lets guests visit two of Disney World’s various parks with one ticket on the same day, such as Magic Kingdom and Disney’s Hollywood Studios or EPCOT or Animal Kingdom.

Fender sales

Fender sales boom as guitar playing is surging during the pandemic.

The head of Fender says sales are up 17% this year.

The company’s online video platform for learning guitar, bass and ukulele, is helping to drive consumer interest in the brand.


The IRS has 1 million unprocessed returns and 3 million pieces of unopened mail after COVID-19 wreaked havoc on tax season.

The pandemic and distribution of millions of stimulus checks upended operations.

The IRS is offering weekend shifts and overtime to get the work done.


Bitcoin is surging in 2020 and near its all-time high.

The largest digitial currency by market cap is up 160% in 2020 and up 190% since March 15.

It’s not far from its all-time high of around $19,800 toward the end of December 2017.


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