If there is one thing about Disney’s merchandise program I’m constantly amazed at, it’s how they manage to screw up the limited edition merchandise events so frequently. If they didn’t have a brand with such a strong history, I don’t think people would put up… Read More »Disney Store Offers Make-up Discount
The Disney Stores
After a few months of refurbishment, the Florida Mall location of The Disney Store has reopened under the new interactive play themed model. It’s been open for a few weeks now, so we dropped by to see how things are going.
The new look of the store resembles the more modern lines shoppers are used to seeing in malls these days.
Inside there is a boy side…
and a girl side.
The first day at the D23 Expo brought a lot of new and buzz-worthy merchandise to the table, including four adorable new additions of Wish-A-Littles to the exclusive Charming Collection. Designed by celebrity Kidada Jones, the new Ariel, Alice, Jasmine, and Tinker Bell figurines are… Read More »New Wish-A-Littles from Kidada Jones Unveiled at D23
The Walt Disney Company announced that it will be returning some operations to Japan for administrative and Disney Store roles. This is seen as the first move to resume film, themepark, and store operations. No word on when the Disney Stores themselves will re-open, and… Read More »Disney resumes some activity in Japan
Fans of Disney’s latest collectibles craze, the Mickey Mouse shaped Vinylmation series, stay tuned. I have been sent a very special sneak peek at the Vinylmation Villains series created especially for The Disney Store and DisneyStore.com. The new series will be available beginning January 31, 2011.
The eleven figures assembled in Villains Series #1 are: Ursula, Prince John, Banzai, Mim, Kaa, Cruella De Vil, Steam Boat Pete, Old Hag, Stromboli, Shan Yu, Ratcliff. Of course there’s also the elusive chaser. Suggested retails price for all the 3 inch figures is $9.95.
More previews and details of an exciting Vinylmation Giveaway below the jump:
Ed: I’m very happy to welcome back guest author Daniel Wanderman. Yesterday morning, myself and fellow Disney groupie Jenn (twitter.com/DisneyGirlinNJ) had the privilege of attending a very unique event at the brand new Times Square Disney Store. Just two days before the grand opening celebration… Read More »Big Apple Pixie Dust: D23’s Sneak Peek at Times Square Disney Store
Update: the correct day is now mentioned. Sorry for any confusion. The grand opening of Disney’s newest Disney Store will take place in the world famous Times Square of New York City Nov 9th Tuesday morning. The event will feature a parade that will require… Read More »Times Square Disney Store in New York City Grand Opening Nov 9th
The Atlantic magazine has a very interesting article on how Apple stores are really an entertainment destination, much like Disney’s theme parks. As part of the story they include a chart that shows 74.5 million visitors to Apple stores compared to Disneyland and Disney World… Read More »Why The Disney Stores are so Important