Tag: Merchandise

DIS Unplugged Podcast – 07/09/13 – Orlando Show

DIS Unplugged Podcast – 07/09/13 – Orlando Show

| July 10, 2013 | Reply

In this week’s show, Sea World adopts Big Mama, Universal Japan will be opening a new Resident Evil attraction, and Bob Iger will remain Disney CEO until 2016. Then, DIS special correspondent Nikki Mancini and Julie Martin discover some unique shopping experiences at WDW. All this and more in this week’s edition of The DIS [...]

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DIS Unplugged Podcast – 03/11/13 – Ladies Only

DIS Unplugged Podcast – 03/11/13 – Ladies Only

| March 11, 2013 | 1 Reply

In this our newest ladies only show, Julie Martin, Teresa Echols, Kathy Werling, and Leah Zanolla discuss traveling as a solo woman and what tips you should keep in mind when doing so. They also talk about places around the world where women are not allowed. Want to get in touch? Check out our contact page. [...]

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Times are A’Changing – Is Disney Listening?

Times are A’Changing – Is Disney Listening?

| January 17, 2013 | 3 Replies

Money talks. We all know that in today’s society the amount of money you spend speaks volumes. Disney Parks are no different. It’d be naive to think that Disney execs are not monitoring what sells and what doesn’t only to make a new plan to bring in revenue. While some like to keep themselves distant from the [...]

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Disney Parks Vinylmation Craze – Here to Stay?

Disney Parks Vinylmation Craze – Here to Stay?

| January 6, 2013 | Reply

It seems like Disney always has something new to collect. I remember years ago it was trading pins. You’d see guests (myself included) scour the shops for that hot pin, attend pin trading events, and create elaborate portfolios showcasing their treasures. As of lately, Mickey Ear Hats seem to be the next fad with a [...]

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Trinkets, Knick Knacks, & Baubles: Merchandise at Magic Kingdom’s New Fantasyland

Trinkets, Knick Knacks, & Baubles: Merchandise at Magic Kingdom’s New Fantasyland

| December 23, 2012 | Reply

Journeys under the sea. Walks in a quiet village. Thrills in a diamond mind. Nibbles in the West Wing. All of these experiences can be had in the new Fantasyland at Walt Disney World. With so many characters to meet and places to explore, time passes as the petals fall from the rose in Beast’s [...]

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Restored Faith in Disney Merchandise: A Look at What’s New in the Parks

Restored Faith in Disney Merchandise: A Look at What’s New in the Parks

| July 15, 2012 | 6 Replies

I have to admit: shopping is definitely my thing. I scour online and print ads looking for sales. I track trends. I have even been known to wait outside of stores at 2 am for Black Friday markdowns. However, when it comes to Disney shopping, I tend to relax a bit and study the merchandise [...]

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The Return of Resort Specific Merchandise at Disney

The Return of Resort Specific Merchandise at Disney

| July 9, 2012 | 1 Reply

Beginning in 2009, Walt Disney World enthusiasts began to see a decrease in the types of items available for purchase that were branded with their favorite resorts’ logo. For many, this was a disappointment and even a topic of discussion on several episodes of the DIS Unplugged Podcast. The days of coming home from a [...]

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