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October 25, 2013

The Walt Disney Co. announced plans to open its first store in mainland China, in Shanghai.

Shanghai, China -- The Walt Disney Co. announced plans to open its first store in mainland China, in Shanghai. The 53,000-sq.-ft. Disney Store, expected to open in early 2015, will be the company’s largest store to date.

The store will be located in Shanghai's financial hub. It will feature an approximate 10,800-sq.-ft. retail space, and a Disney-themed outdoor plaza area that can be used to host outdoor events. The surrounding area has foot traffic of more than 40 million visitors a year.

October 25, 2013

The Walt Disney Co. announced plans to open its first store in mainland China, in Shanghai.

Shanghai, China -- The Walt Disney Co. announced plans to open its first store in mainland China, in Shanghai. The 53,000-sq.-ft. Disney Store, expected to open in early 2015, will be the company’s largest store to date.

The store will be located in Shanghai's financial hub. It will feature an approximate 10,800-sq.-ft. retail space, and a Disney-themed outdoor plaza area that can be used to host outdoor events. The surrounding area has foot traffic of more than 40 million visitors a year.

August 16, 2013

Disney Store has opened its newest store, located at the Fashion Show Mall in Las Vegas, and featuring a wider array of immersive experiences.

Las Vegas -- Disney Store has opened its newest store, located at the Fashion Show Mall in Las Vegas, and featuring a wider array of immersive experiences.

Grand-opening on Aug. 17, the new Disney Store will include a Disney Princess castle, magical trees, Disney∙Pixar CARS neighborhood and the Disney Store Theater; unique to Las Vegas is a custom skyline on the ceiling with iconic Disney storytelling scenes and Nevada landmarks.

August 16, 2013

Disney Store has opened its newest store, located at the Fashion Show Mall in Las Vegas, and featuring a wider array of immersive experiences.

Las Vegas -- Disney Store has opened its newest store, located at the Fashion Show Mall in Las Vegas, and featuring a wider array of immersive experiences.

Grand-opening on Aug. 17, the new Disney Store will include a Disney Princess castle, magical trees, Disney∙Pixar CARS neighborhood and the Disney Store Theater; unique to Las Vegas is a custom skyline on the ceiling with iconic Disney storytelling scenes and Nevada landmarks.

July 2, 2012

Disney Store was honored as Innovator of the Year at the 2012 Oracle Retail Excellence Awards.

New York -- Disney Store was honored as Innovator of the Year at the 2012 Oracle Retail Excellence Awards. The awards were announced at the annual Oracle Retail CrossTalk event, held June 26-28, at Swissôtel, Chicago.

Other Oracle award recipients included Urban Outfitters, in the category of “Outstanding Achievement in Customer Experience,” and Abercrombie & Fitch, in the category of “Outstanding Achievement in Business Performance.”

July 2, 2012

Disney Store was honored as Innovator of the Year at the 2012 Oracle Retail Excellence Awards.

New York -- Disney Store was honored as Innovator of the Year at the 2012 Oracle Retail Excellence Awards. The awards were announced at the annual Oracle Retail CrossTalk event, held June 26-28, at Swissôtel, Chicago.

Other Oracle award recipients included Urban Outfitters, in the category of “Outstanding Achievement in Customer Experience,” and Abercrombie & Fitch, in the category of “Outstanding Achievement in Business Performance.”

June 6, 2012

Claire’s Stores Inc. has named James D. Fielding, former president of Disney Stores Worldwide, as CEO, effective June 18, 2012.

New York -- Claire’s Stores Inc. has named James D. Fielding, former president of Disney Stores Worldwide, as CEO, effective June 18, 2012. Fielding, who resigned from Disney on Monday, will also join Claire’s board of directors.

“I look forward to capitalizing on the many growth initiatives available to the company, including new stores, development of the Icing concept, continued international expansion in markets such as Mexico, India and China, and optimization of e-commerce,” Fielding said in a statement.

April 17, 2012

Building collaborative relationships between design visionaries and construction teams was the fundamental theme underscoring the tips for success shared in the SPECS Planning & Design workshop session “Going from Prototype to Reality, Without Losing the Sizzle.”

January 17, 2012

The Disney Store announced its 2012 store opening plans, which includes 13 new and remodeled locations in North America, and the company's first ever store in China, opening in the fall in Shanghai.

Pasadena, Calif. -- The Disney Store on Tuesday announced its 2012 store opening plans, which includes 13 new and remodeled locations in North America, and the company's first ever store in China, opening in the fall in Shanghai.
 
The North American openings include the debut of Disney's new interactive store format in the states of Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Utah and Virginia.

August 22, 2011

In May 2011, Disney Store let landlords know it had big plans: The 200-plus store retailer of Disney merchandise announced at the International Council of Shopping Centers’ annual retail real estate convention that it would open 40 stores globally this year, a jump from its originally announced 25. That’s big news from a chain that, like most of its retail counterparts, has had more than its share of struggles as the economy tanked and it was forced to embark on a stringent right-sizing plan.


May 24, 2011

Disney Store plans to open its interactive concept stores in more than 40 locations in 2011 the company announced today at the Global Retail Real Estate Convention in Las Vegas.

Pasadena, Calif. — Disney Store plans to open its interactive concept stores in more than 40 locations in 2011 the company announced today at the Global Retail Real Estate Convention in Las Vegas.  The company said that by the end of 2011, it will have 60 new concept stores in 16 major markets in North America and eight countries.

May 24, 2011

Disney Store plans to open its interactive concept stores in more than 40 locations in 2011 the company announced today at the Global Retail Real Estate Convention in Las Vegas.

Pasadena, Calif. — Disney Store plans to open its interactive concept stores in more than 40 locations in 2011 the company announced today at the Global Retail Real Estate Convention in Las Vegas.  The company said that by the end of 2011, it will have 60 new concept stores in 16 major markets in North America and eight countries.

March 7, 2011

Princess castles with RFID-enabled “magic” mirrors, sparkling trees with projected video and high-definition theaters will materialize in more Disney Store locations this year as the company continues the rollout of its interactive store format. Disney plans to expand the concept — designed to deliver “the best 30 minutes of a child’s day” — to 25 new and remodeled locations globally in 2011. 


March 7, 2011

Princess castles with RFID-enabled “magic” mirrors, sparkling trees with projected video and high-definition theaters will materialize in more Disney Store locations this year as the company continues the rollout of its interactive store format. Disney plans to expand the concept — designed to deliver “the best 30 minutes of a child’s day” — to 25 new and remodeled locations globally in 2011. 


January 12, 2011

Disney Store will open more than 25 new and remodeled locations around the globe in 2011.

Pasadena, Calif. -- Disney Store will open more than 25 new and remodeled locations around the globe in 2011. The stores will feature the company’s updated store design, which features an array of interactive and immersive experiences. The company ultimately plans to transform all its 350+ locations to the new concept.

January 12, 2011

Disney Store will open more than 25 new and remodeled locations around the globe in 2011.

Pasadena, Calif. -- Disney Store will open more than 25 new and remodeled locations around the globe in 2011. The stores will feature the company’s updated store design, which features an array of interactive and immersive experiences. The company ultimately plans to transform all its 350+ locations to the new concept.

December 14, 2010

Making your NRF Show plans?

Making your NRF Show plans? Don’t forget to allow yourself time to check out the Big Apple’s exciting retail scene. Here’ s a quick hit list of the city’s newest retail stars:

December 1, 2010

So many stores, so little time. That’s how I felt as I was putting together my annual Big Apple retail hit list. This year’s crop of stores is particularly diverse, and ranges from fast-fashion leader Forever 21 to the cult French candle-maker Cire Trudon — with some Disney magic thrown in for good measure. Let’s get started: 


November 24, 2010

Disney Store has opened its largest and most ambitious store to date -- smack in the middle of Manhattan’s Times Square.

Disney Store has opened its largest and most ambitious store to date -- smack in the middle of Manhattan’s Times Square. The 20,000-sq.ft., two-level Disney emporium is about five times bigger than most Disney stores, with a layout that is divided by the company’s most popular franchises.

November 24, 2010

Disney Store has opened its largest and most ambitious store to date -- smack in the middle of Manhattan’s Times Square.

Disney Store has opened its largest and most ambitious store to date -- smack in the middle of Manhattan’s Times Square. The 20,000-sq.ft., two-level Disney emporium is about five times bigger than most Disney stores, with a layout that is divided by the company’s most popular franchises.

November 10, 2010

Disney Store has opened its largest store to date, a 20,000-sq.-ft. emporium in the heart of New York City’s Times Square.

New York City -- Disney Store has opened its largest store to date, a 20,000-sq.-ft. emporium in the heart of New York City’s Times Square. The two-level space is colorful and interactive, and features an array of kid-friendly attractions.

"This store is designed to give kids the best 30 minutes of their day," said Jim Fielding, president, Disney Store Worldwide. Fielding said the store anticipates some 11,000 visitors daily.

September 14, 2010

Philadelphia-based Pennsylvania Real Estate Investment Trust (PREIT) said that five new specialty retailers will open...

June 29, 2010

Disney Store on Tuesday debuted its long-awaited new prototype, at The Shops at Montebello, in...

June 29, 2010

Disney Store on Tuesday debuted its long-awaited new prototype, at The Shops at Montebello, in...

January 26, 2010

Disney Store has named Damon Whiteside VP marketing for Disney Store North America....