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/C O R R E C T I O N -- The Disney Store/

Friday, August 16, 2013

/C O R R E C T I O N -- The Disney Store/

10:00 EDT Friday, August 16, 2013

In the news release, Disney Store Celebrates Grand Opening Of New Location At Fashion Show Mall In Las Vegas, issued 16-Aug-2013 by The Disney Store over PR Newswire, we are advised by the company that the second paragraph, first sentence, should read "Jonathan Storey, vice president, Disney Store" rather than "Julie Sneddon, executive vice president, Disney Store" as originally issued inadvertently. The complete, corrected release follows:

Disney Store Celebrates Grand Opening Of New Location At Fashion Show Mall In Las Vegas To Celebrate the Brand New Disney Store in Las Vegas, Guests Are Invited to Meet Mickey Mouse and Minnie Mouse; First 500 Guests Will Receive a Free Gift To tweet this release, copy and paste http://bit.ly/DSFSM to your twitter handle with the hash tag #magicisback

PASADENA, Calif., Aug. 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- On Saturday, August 17, Disney Store will celebrate the grand opening of its brand new store at Fashion Show Mall in Las Vegas. The new Disney Store location will "Create Magical Moments for Guests of all ages" through immersive experiences, including a Disney Princess castle, magical trees, Disney?Pixar CARS neighborhood and the Disney Store Theater, featuring the latest in Disney entertainment. Unique to Las Vegas, as guests enter the store and look above, they will see a custom skyline with iconic Disney storytelling scenes and Nevada landmarks.

"Disney Store brings the magic of Disney to life every day in Las Vegas," said Jonathan Storey, vice president, Disney Store. "We've created an interactive shopping destination that offers engaging experiences for Disney fans of all ages to enjoy."

In celebration of the new store opening, one lucky child from the local Boys and Girls Club of America (BGCA) chapter will "unlock imagination" and officially open the Disney Store location at Fashion Show Mall at 10 a.m. on August 17. Disney Store's signature opening ceremony will take place every day at the Fashion Show Mall store, giving local children an opportunity to participate in an unforgettable Disney Store experience.

The first 500 guests to attend the grand opening celebration will receive a free gift and, from noon to 4 p.m., a meet and greet with Mickey Mouse and Minnie Mouse will take place in the shopping center's Great Hall with an opportunity for guests to take photos with the characters*. Disney Store will donate 10 percent of grand opening day's sales to the local Boys and Girls Clubs of America chapter.

To find a Disney Store location, guests can visit www.DisneyStore.com/storelocator  or call (866) 902-2798. Guests can also sign up for email alerts at www.DisneyStore.com/Updates , become a fan on www.facebook.com/DisneyStore  or follow us on Twitter www.twitter.com/DisneyStore to stay connected to your favorite destination.

For more information, please visit www.disneyconsumerproducts.com/press/us.

*Characters alternate every 30 minutes. Character appearances are subject to change or cancellation without notice.

ABOUT DISNEY STORE The Disney Store retail chain, which debuted in 1987, is owned and operated by Disney in North America, Europe, and Japan.  Disney Store is the retail merchandising arm of Disney Consumer Products, the business segment of The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS) and its affiliates that extends the Disney brand to merchandise. Disney Store carries high-quality products, including exclusive product lines that support and promote Disney's key entertainment initiatives and characters. Disney Store opened its first store in Glendale, California and, in doing so, originated the themed retail business model. There are currently more than 200 Disney Store locations in North America; more than 40 Disney Store locations in Japan; and more than 100 Disney Store locations in Belgium, Denmark, France, Ireland, Italy, Portugal, Spain and the United Kingdom , plus online stores www.DisneyStore.com, www.disneystore.co.uk, www.disneystore.fr and www.disneystore.de. Each Disney Store location offers a magical shopping experience that can only be delivered by Disney, one of the world's largest and most successful entertainment companies.  For more information, please visit www.disneyconsumerproducts.com/press/us/disneystore or follow us at www.facebook.com/DisneyStore and www.twitter.com/DisneyStore.

Media Contacts:Erin BarrierDisney Store North America626-773-5132Erin.j.barrier@disney.com

SOURCE The Disney Store

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