Maybe it's not such a magical world after all as Disney has announced a new round of store closings which include a number of Missouri and Illinois locations.

Yahoo! Finance shared this sad Disney news about the next stores that would be closing their doors in September. Here's the list of affected stores in our area.

  • Aurora: Chicago Premium Outlets, 1650 Premium Outlet Blvd.
  • Chicago: North Michigan Avenue, 717 North Michigan Ave. (Closing on or before Sept. 1)
  • Gurnee: Gurnee Mills, 6170 West Grand Ave.
  • Schaumburg: Woodfield Mall, 1600 Golf & Meacham Road
  • Chesterfield: St. Louis Premium Outlets, 18521 Outlet Blvd.

It appears based on the Yahoo report that this round of closings will not affect theme park or Target store locations where you can Disney stores.

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