Monthly Archives: March 2012

LDC launches Tool Kit for Portas’ ‘Town Teams’

February 2012 saw the highest level of shop vacancy rates on record, with 14.6% of shops on the UK’s high streets sitting empty. The Portas Review identified the need for change with an underlying theme of ‘adapt or die’.  To support … Continue reading

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Pandora pops up at Heathrow

Jewellery brand Pandora has opened a new pop up store at London Heathrow’s Terminal One. The ‘travelling pop up store’ will be open for just three months before being moved to another UK airport.

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Albemarle & Bond: a pop up success story

Reading-based jewellery retailer and pawnbroker Albemarle & Bond is looking for pop up shop sites following the runaway success of the 40 pop up shops it opened in 2011. With the majority of its pop up shops still trading on … Continue reading

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Made Here in Liverpool

Liverpool One is to host a pop up shop to promote the work of local artists and designers.  In a bid to encourage people to buy locally, handmade items including jewellery, gifts, art, cards, prints, homewares and fashion accessories will be … Continue reading

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Temporary fix? Pop-up shops on the rise

The BBC’s Sian Lloyd reports on the growing trend.

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