Other Disney Store stores will close in September.
While Target plans to open more than 100 new Disney stores in its stores, Walt Disney Co. is closing nearly 60 of its full-size retail stores across the country. The company updated its store locator tool to identify stores that close “on or before” September 15.
Disney announced in March that it would close at least 60 Disney stores in North America this year. Nearly 40 stores were included in the first wave of closures.
The company said in March it was reducing the number of stores to focus on its e-commerce business.
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“As consumer behavior has shifted towards online shopping, the global pandemic has changed what consumers expect from a retailer,” said Stephanie Young, president of consumer products, games and publishing, in a press release at the time.
After the last round of closures, there will be around two dozen stores left. The closures do not affect more than 600 stores in Disney theme parks and other locations, including small Disney stores in Target stores.
“Over the past few years, we’ve focused on reaching consumers where they already spend their time, such as expanding Disney shopping stores around the world,” Young said. “We now plan to create a more flexible and interconnected e-commerce experience that gives consumers easy access to unique, high-quality products across all of our franchises.
Disney officials have not provided an official list of closings or a new statement, and have asked USA TODAY to use the store locator tool on its website to find stores that are closing.
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Disney Store closures in September 2021
The following stores are expected to close by September 15, 2021, according to the store locator.
Arizona Disney Store closing locations
- Tempe: Arizona Mills, 5000 Arizona Mills Circle
- Tucson: Tucson Premium Outlets, 6401 W. Marana Center Blvd.
Disney Store closures in California
- Brea: Brea shopping center, 1065 Brea shopping center
- Carlsbad: Carlsbad Premium Outlets, 5610 Paseo Del Norte
- Cerritos: Los Cerritos Shopping Center, 163 Los Cerritos Center
- Concord: Sunvalley Shopping Center, 1 Sunvalley Shopping Center
- City of Daly: Serramonte Center, 25 Serramonte Center
- Fresno: Fashion Show, 587 E Shaw Ave.
- Gilroy: Gilroy Premium Outlet, 681 Leavesley Road
- Lakewood: Lakewood Center, 88 Lakewood Center Mall
- Los Angeles: Westfield Century City, 10250 Santa Monica Blvd.
- Modesto: Vintage Faire, 3401 Dale Road
- National City: Westfield Plaza Bonita, 3030 Plaza Bonita Road
- San Francisco: Stockton Street, 39 Stockton St. (Closes no later than September 8)
- Santa Clara: Westfield Valley Fair, 2855 Stevens Creek Boulevard
- Sherman Oaks: Westfield Fashion Square, 14006 Riverside Drive
- Thousand Oaks: The Oaks, 350 West Hillcrest Drive
- Torrance: Del Amo Fashion Center, 21712 Hawthorne Blvd.
- Valencia: Valencia City Center, 24201 West Valencia Blvd.
Connecticut Disney Store closures
- Danbury: Danbury Fair, 7 Backus Ave.
- Farmington: Westfarms Shopping Center, 500 Westfarms Shopping Center
Disney Store closing locations in Florida
- Doral: Miami International Mall, 1455 Northwest 107th Ave.
- Lutz: Tampa Premium Outlets, 2300 Grand Cypress Drive
- Miami: Dadeland Mall, 7527 Dadeland Mall
- Orlando: the Florida Mall, 8001 So. Orange blossom trail
Closing of the Disney Store in Georgia
- Buford: Mall of Georgia, 3333 Buford Drive
Illinois Disney Store Closures
- Aurora: Chicago Premium Outlets, 1650 Premium Outlet Blvd.
- Chicago: North Michigan Avenue, 717 North Michigan Ave. (Closed on September 1st at the latest)
- Gurnee: Gurnee Mills, 6170 West Grand Ave.
- Schaumburg: Woodfield Mall, 1600 Golf & Meacham Road
Maryland Disney Store closing
- Clarksburg: Clarksburg Premium Outlets, 22705 Clarksburg Road
Disney Store closures in Massachusetts
- Burlington: Burlington Mall, 75 Middlesex Turnpike
- Wrentham: Wrentham Village Premium Outlets, 1 Premium Outlets Blvd.
Closure of the Disney Michigan store
- Auburn: Great Lakes Crossing, 4286 Baldwin Road
Missouri closes the Disney Store
- Chesterfield: St. Louis Premium Outlets, 18521 Outlet Blvd.
Closure of the Nevada Disney Store
- Las Vegas: Las Vegas South Premium Outlets, 7400 Las Vegas Blvd. South
Closure of the New Hampshire Disney store
- Merrimack: Merrimack Premium Outlet, 80 Premium Outlets Blvd.
- Deptford: Deptford Shopping Center, 1750 Deptford Center Road
- Edison: Menlo Park Mall, 55 Parsonage Road
- Jackson: Jackson Premium Outlets, 537 Monmouth Road
- Paramus: Garden State Plaza, 1 Garden State Plaza Blvd.
Disney Store closures in New York
- Central Valley: Woodbury Common Premium Outlets, 191 Marigold Court
- Elmhurst: Queens Center, 90-15 Queens Boulevard
- Lake Grove: Smith Haven Mall, 313 Smith Haven Mall Road
- Niagara Falls: Niagara Falls Fashion Stores, 1900 Military Road
North Carolina closes Disney Store stores
- Charlotte: SouthPark Mall, 4400 Sharon Road
- Concord: Concord Mills, 8111 Concord Mills Blvd.
Disney Store closures in Pennsylvania
- Limerick: Philadelphia Premium Outlet, 18 West Lightcap Road
- Whitehall: Lehigh Valley Mall, 217 Lehigh Valley Mall
Tennessee closes the Disney Store
- Nashville: Opry Mills, 433 Opry Mills Drive
Texas Disney Store Closures
- Houston: Houston Galleria, 5015 Westheimer Road
- McAllen: La Plaza Mall, 2200 South 10th St.
- Mercedes: Rio Grand Valley Premium Outlets, 5001 East Expressway 83
- Round Rock: Round Rock Premium Outlets, 4401 North Interstate Highway 35
Utah Disney Store closing
- Salt Lake City: City Creek Center, 51 South Main Street
Closure of the Virginia Disney Store
- Woodbridge: Potomac Mills, 2700 Potomac Mills Circle
Washington closes the Disney Store
- Tukwila: Westfield Southcenter, 536 Southcenter Mall
Contribution: David P. Willis, Asbury Park Press
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