List of Significant Flagship Locations for The Disney Store and other Establishments

Here we have a list of significant locations for Disney’s international specialty store chain, the simply-named Disney Store. Several of these locations are flagship stores in prominent shopping districts. Others are one-off locations catering to specific lines of Disney products and merchandise, alongside subsidiaries that don’t bear the Disney brand.

  1. Chicago Flagship Store – opened 1999 on the “Magnificent Mile”
  2. New York City Flagship – originally opened 1994 at Fifth Avenue, it closed 2010; new flagship located on Times Square (1540 Broadway) opened same year
  3. UK Flagship – opened 1990 in London
  4. Japan Flagship – opened 1992
  5. China Flagship – opened 2015 at Lujiazui, Pudong in Shanghai; it’s currently the largest Disney Store in the world, with opening day having customers waiting for 3 hours before being let in
  6. Ireland Flagship – opened 2011 in Dublin
  7. Germany Flagship – opened 2017 in Munich
  8. The Magic of Hong Kong Disneyland – originally opened 1994 in a New Territories shopping complex, now closed; last operating store at Hong Kong International Airport
  9. Disney Baby Store – opened 2012 at Americana at Brand complex in Glendale, CA; the city is also the site of the original Disney store, opened 1987 at Glendale Galleria; sells items from the Disney Baby product line
  10. Disney’s Soda Fountain and Studio Store – opened 1998 at El Capitan Theatre, Hollywood
  11. Character Warehouse Outlet Store – sells Disney overstocked and discontinued Disney merchandise from Disney Parks; Character Depot at Murfreesboro, TN counts as flagship, opened 2012; original location opened 2007 at Midvale, Utah and closed in 2008

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