Mickey & Friends Join Nordstrom in Pop-In Series at 2 Canadian Stores

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Disney has partnered with Nordstrom for the next in the series of themed pop-up shops that brings exclusive merchandise to select stores in North America. Included are two Nordstrom stores in Canada, located in Vancouver and Toronto.

The Pop-In@Nordstrom Celebrates Mickey & Friends will feature limited-edition merchandise with the Fab 5 (Mickey, Minnie, Goofy, Donald and Pluto with special guest Daisy).

The space has been curated to bring upcycled apparel, bags, accessories and footwear with Disney-inspired designs from brands like Champion, Diamond Supply Co., CASETiFY, Crocs, Herschel and Levi’s.

“I’ve always loved the nostalgia of Disney, and the characters they’ve created. Those characters were each of our friends from generation to generation.” said Olivia Kim, VP of Creative Projects and Home at Nordstrom.

“Friendship is something that is always worth celebrating, and what better way to celebrate than being with our friends including Mickey, Minnie and the whole gang. As our customers immerse themselves into the iconic and wonderful world of Disney’s Mickey and Friends that we have brought to life at Nordstrom through this partnership, we hope they will find joy in discovering some timeless treasures from pre-loved and upcycled t-shirts to all the everyday products featuring their favourite classic characters,” said Kim.

Mickey & Friends at Pop-in@Nordstrom CF Toronto Eaton Centre – Photo by Dustin Fuhs

For generations, Mickey and his friends have been an example of genuine friendship, showcasing what it means to stay true to yourselves and one another,” said J.D. Edwards, Senior Vice President of Third- Party Commercialization at Disney Consumer Products, Games and Publishing. “Through our collaboration with Nordstrom, we have created the opportunity to tell compelling friendship stories through a unique shopping experience and bespoke product that fans of all ages can enjoy.”

Pop-In@Nordstrom Canadian locations for are at the CF Toronto Eaton Centre in Toronto and CF Pacific Centre in Vancouver and will run from July 23rd to September 12th.

The initiative was created by the Nordstrom Creative Projects team back in 2013. Partnerships have included Aesop, Allbirds, Alexander Wang, Casper, Converse, Everlane, Gentle Monster, goop, Hanes, HAY, Liberty London’s Flowers of Liberty collection, Nike, Opening Ceremony, Poketo, rag & bone, The Museum of Modern Art’s MoMA Design Store, The North Face, Topshop/Topman, VANS and Warby Parker.

Mickey & Friends at Pop-in@Nordstrom Image: Nordstrom
Mickey & Friends at Pop-in@Nordstrom CF Toronto Eaton Centre – Photo by Dustin Fuhs
Mickey & Friends at Pop-in@Nordstrom CF Toronto Eaton Centre – Photo by Dustin Fuhs
Mickey & Friends at Pop-in@Nordstrom CF Toronto Eaton Centre – Photo by Dustin Fuhs
Mickey & Friends at Pop-in@Nordstrom CF Toronto Eaton Centre – Photo by Dustin Fuhs
Mickey & Friends at Pop-in@Nordstrom CF Toronto Eaton Centre – Photo by Dustin Fuhs
Mickey & Friends at Pop-in@Nordstrom CF Toronto Eaton Centre – Photo by Dustin Fuhs
Mickey & Friends at Pop-in@Nordstrom CF Toronto Eaton Centre
Mickey & Friends at Pop-in@Nordstrom CF Toronto Eaton Centre – Photo by Dustin Fuhs

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Dustin Fuhs
Dustin Fuhs
Dustin Fuhs is the Editor-in-Chief of Retail Insider, Canada's most read retail trade publication. He has over 20 years experience in the retail, marketing, entertainment and hospitality industries. He has worked with Retail Insider since October 2020 in a number of roles, including associate publisher of the Retail Insider magazine. Dustin was named as Editor-in-Chief of Retail Insider in 2022. Dustin was named as a RETHINK Retail Top Retail Expert in 2024.

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