October 25, 2013

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

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.

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.

July 2, 2012

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

July 2, 2012

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

June 6, 2012

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

January 12, 2011

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

December 14, 2010

Making your NRF Show plans?

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.

November 24, 2010

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

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.

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....