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September 22, 1992 | DON LEE, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Despite the country's retail slump, Mickey Mouse is selling quite well. So well, in fact, that Big Bird and Bugs Bunny are in hot pursuit. In the spring of 1987, the Walt Disney Co. launched the Disney Store in Glendale, selling toys, clothes and books based on Disney's animated characters. Since then, the Burbank-based company has opened 170 more Disney Stores, mostly in U.S. shopping malls. The chain's rapid expansion, now focused on Europe and Japan, has been prompted by impressive sales.
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May 31, 1996 | GEORGE WHITE, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Sesame Street Retail Stores, a Bay Area-based chain licensed to sell products based on the popular children's television program, has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection from creditors. The Sesame Street chain is the latest toy retailer to face difficulty in an industry increasingly dominated by discount giants such as Wal-Mart and mega-chains such as Toys R Us.
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BUSINESS
May 31, 1996 | GEORGE WHITE, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Sesame Street Retail Stores, a Bay Area-based chain licensed to sell products based on the popular children's television program, has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection from creditors. The Sesame Street chain is the latest toy retailer to face difficulty in an industry increasingly dominated by discount giants such as Wal-Mart and mega-chains such as Toys R Us.
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September 22, 1992 | DON LEE, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Despite the country's retail slump, Mickey Mouse is selling quite well. So well, in fact, that Big Bird and Bugs Bunny are in hot pursuit. In the spring of 1987, the Walt Disney Co. launched the Disney Store in Glendale, selling toys, clothes and books based on Disney's animated characters. Since then, the Burbank-based company has opened 170 more Disney Stores, mostly in U.S. shopping malls. The chain's rapid expansion, now focused on Europe and Japan, has been prompted by impressive sales.
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