Hammacher Schlemmer

Hammacher Schlemmer

A former hardware store, and New York’s longest running catalog company; Hammacher Schlemmer stay true to their word, offering “the Best, the Only and the Unexpected” within this, their landmark store at East 57th. Selling a vivid array of electronic and traditional gadgets, expect to find a quantative supply of other worldly technology, including the laser guided RobotVac, FollowMe Puppy and GPS homing key-fob. While you’re exploring the wondrous gadgets on offer, be sure to visit the home-living department which offers the “World’s Healthiest Deep Fat Fryer” and “The Best Countertop Ice-Maker” among the plethora of innovative products.

N.B.A. Store

NBA Store

From the superior Lakers to the acclaimed Timberwolves, N.B.A Store New York stocks merchandise for every major basketball team you can think of. With over 35,000 square feet of retail space, spread across two floors, sports fans can enjoy a multifarious range of in-store entertainment activities including a full-size half shooting court, interactive player video wall, game broadcasts and arcade games. Keep your eyes peeled as many of the major league basketball stars regularly make guest appearances to the store for signings. Head to the gift area for signed artworks, shirts and mugs, along with N.B.A computer games.

Forbidden Planet

Forbidden Planet

Considered the brand’s flagship bookstore, the Union Square outlet of Forbidden Planet is oft described as a “twilight zone” of fantasy for the comic enthusiast. With abundantly stocked shelves displaying genres from Manga to mainstream, and action figurines ranging from Gundam to Doctor Who and Alice in Wonderland, Forbidden Planet is a fantasy-fan’s treasure trove of merchandise. Check out the Apparel department for a gift selection ranging from anime t-shirts, to talking Predator heads and masks.

Warner Bros. Studio Store

Warner Bros Studio Store

Whether you’re seeking a replica of Harry Potter’s wand, or a photo mug depicting your son as Superman – you’ll find it all under the whimsical umbrella of Warner Bros’ Studio Store. From traditional characters such as Taz and Bugs Bunny, to hit tv series’ The Gilmore Girls and Smallville, Warner Bros cater for all ages and imaginations. Attractions include an in-house 3-D theater, two-storey play center and The Moving Picture Cafe.

Disney Store

Disney Store

This brand spanking new store situated on dazzling Times Square is a new, conceptual design influenced by the Chief Executive of Apple who joined Disney in 2006. With a theme-park inspired interior, the Times Square store houses an array of entertaining delights including a children’s theater, magic mirrors and two storey fairytale castle. Now the largest store in Disney’s 360-outlet chain, the latest acquisition at Times Square has been designed to bring fairytales to life. Young boys will love the Cars themed department where they are encouraged to build their own vehicle, while little princesses can have endless fun with the …continue reading