There is nothing more frustrating than trying to pick up some hot new Disney Merchandise at the theme parks only to get in your car, drive to Disney and find out all of the items are now gone.
The same can be said for getting up early, visiting the ShopDisney website, and then in a matter of minutes, the item is sold out.
Many of these items will end up on eBay, most times with large markups. While I am all for people making a living I believe there is a fine line between being a Personal Shopper and a Reseller.
Disney is trying to fight the reseller market by limiting product purchases to 2 items per guest. We are hearing word that Disney is going to take that a step further by revoking Annual Passes and issuing Trespassing Warnings to those resellers.
Just this past weekend I have seen some interesting photos of resellers at the Wine & Dine RunDisney Expo. You can google those photos for yourself.
Which is probably where this latest bit of Disney Gossip came from. We have all seen those photos of resellers with strollers full of product which I am sure great for business for them but makes it hard for those who visit the theme parks to take home a little bit of Magic.
Recently a very prominent Shopper has closed up shop. There is no word if Disney revoked their annual pass, all that was shared was a farewell message on their social media.
This begs the question will we see more shops starting to close as well?
Again I have no issues with people making a buck, if Disney would list every item for sale at the parks on ShopDisney I think the need for resellers would go away. When the signs went up limiting guests to 2 items I heard it was enforced at some places and not at others. If Disney stood their ground and enforced that site-wide I think that would help.
Anywho I could go down the rabbit hole with suggestions we just wanted to pass the word on the Disney Gossip we have seen mentioned in various forums and on other Disney sites.
We are unsure if Disney is going to follow through with any of it so for now take everything with a grain of salt.
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