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Who Will Take Advantage of The Disney Departure?

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Yesterday we walked down a few streets where it would have been nearly impossible to make much headway during the shopping days before Christmas. It was refreshing, like having your home back to yourself after your in-laws have concluded a visit. But more than anything, it was a reminder that the holidays are over and now is the time for big sales and big store departures.

Hightailing it out almost immediately after the high retail holidays was The World of Disney, whose new address in Times Square we just reported.

In the meantime, we've now got a huge open spot to fill on 5th Avenue and 55th Street; what brand do you think will move into the space? Is New York ready for a second TopShop? Let us know in the comments!
· Good-Bye Mickey [Madison Avenue Spy]
· Discontinued: Fifth Avenue Is No Longer Where Disney Dreams Come True [Racked]
· For Disney, The Magic On Fifth Avenue Ends [NYT-City Room]

711 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY