Shanghai Disney Resort has opened its first retail store outside of Shanghai, in neighbouring Suzhou. The new Suzhou Village Shanghai Disney Resort Store offers Disney merchandise in a fun environment.
Shanghai Disney Resort hopes to extend its reach to a wider market with the store.
The Suzhou Village Shanghai Disney Resort Store will offer more than just merchandise – with Disney promising the “signature Disney touches” – with immersive ambience and entertainment.
Over 500 products
The shop will feature over 500 products, including apparel, accessories, home goods and souvenirs. The store will include exclusive Shanghai products including unique attraction-themed collections to the vintage Shanghai collection.
The Suzhou Village Shanghai Disney Resort Store is the third Shanghai Disney Resort located outside of the resort. The other two stores are at Terminal Two at Shanghai Hongqiao International Airport.
Officially opened on June 16, 2016, Shanghai Disney Resort was built at a cost of $5.5 billion. It comprises Shanghai Disneyland theme park, two themed hotels, the Disneytown dining and retail district and Wishing Star Park recreation area. Signature features include the world’s tallest Disney castle, the Pirates of the Caribbean themed zone Treasure Cove. plus unique attractions such as the TRON Lightcycle Power Run motorbike coaster. The latter is reported to be the most popular attraction inside the park, in spite of some Chinese guests’ reticence to ride a rollercoaster. It received over 11 million visits in its first year of operation.