pop-up shops

May 4, 2017
How Pop-up Shops Bridge the gap Between ecommerce and Brick-and-Mortars

Changing a store’s window display regularly is good retail business sense. But for Bref MTL, changing the display is the business. The Mile End shop is an art gallery-store hybrid whose name is exactly right: Bref, or en anglais, “brief” — as in: in four to six weeks’ time these products will be gone, replaced by an entirely new assort... »

April 21, 2017
Keep On Poppin’ On: Pop-Up Shops Gain Popularity in Tucson as Entrepreneurs use the Concept to Reinvent Their Craft

Tucson, AZ - The “pop-up” trend has gained much attention in Tucson in the last few years thanks to an up and coming chef, an innovative restaurant owner, and a couple of creative entrepreneurs. Pop-ups—temporary shops or events that typically last anywhere from a day to a few months—have been popular in big cities, but Tucson has recently ... »

April 15, 2017
Faster, Cheaper, More Direct: Why Hong Kong’s Pop-Up Shops are Here to Stay

Retail may be suffering in Hong Kong, but pop-up shops and events have proven to be a lucrative opportunity for designers and brands looking to reconnect with the local consumer. Although the pop-up isn’t a new concept, all segments of the market are welcoming it, as a testing ground for everything from disruptive concepts to specific products... »

January 27, 2017
In Stores, Retailers Get Personal to Fight E-Commerce

It’s no secret that brick-n-mortar retailers are having a tough time. Stores are battling against online giants like Amazon, H&M and many others. Icons like Macy’s are closing dozens of stores and laying off thousands of employees. To stop the flood of dollars to e-commerce, retailers are developing more personalized in-store customer experi... »

January 27, 2017
Muskegon Joins Pop-up Shop Craze

Muskegon, MI - The city of Muskegon is thinking inside the box — one measuring between 90 and 150 square feet — to inject a retail presence in the downtown. Construction is underway on a cluster of nine or 10 pop-up shops, or chalets, to house small retail outlets on Western Avenue between First and Second streets. Retailers will be able to ... »

January 13, 2017
Pop-up Shops in Canadian Malls on the Rise

Toronto, ON - For the second year in a row, a shop selling dolls with back stories that celebrate Canada popped up for a limited time in a Toronto mall. Last year, Maplelea Girls' shop at Promenade Mall boosted sales to the point other industry insiders "were really quite surprised at what we managed to do at that mall," says Kathryn Gallagher M... »

December 27, 2016
Store-Within-a-Store: Chains Co-Opt Small Retailers to Lure More Customers

Vishaal Melwani started the menswear line Combatant Gentlemen in 2012 with one goal: create a wardrobe for the working millennial man. The Irvine-based company, which started online before opening a flagship store in Santa Monica, has since expanded to a handful of other locations. This fall, Melwani’s “store within a store” concept opened... »

December 20, 2016
Why Temporary, Limited-Edition Pop-Ups Are the Future of Shopping

E-commerce might be the way of the future, but 2016 proved that real-life shopping is still a force to be reckoned with—it just looks a little different now. This year, downtown New York felt like a game of pop-up shop musical chairs, with brands from Glossier to Google opening temporary brick-and-mortar locations. Once considered a low-key way t... »

December 4, 2016
Pop-Ups, the New Darling of Retail

Manhattan’s softening retail market is making allies of the pop-up and the landlord. Retailers are getting to test the waters in the priciest shopping districts with pop-ups, often at discounted rents. And landlords are using the temporary stores to show off the space to prospective long-term tenants, say brokers and retailers. “This kind... »

November 15, 2016
10 New Retailers Open at Stoneridge Shopping Center

Pleasanton, CA - Five new stores and five holiday "pop-up" shops have opened at Stoneridge Shopping Center in time for holiday shopping. Typo, a concept store for stationery, gifts and home decor, is open on the lower level of the mall. Typo features holiday gifting and other merchandise in a quirky, vintage and unexpected retail environment. ... »

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