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Pop up shops increasing in the Christmas period

After a tough year for the high street, retailers are looking to boost their Christmas sales to salvage something from what has been a difficult year. Pop up shops are a great way to do this as they are no … Continue reading

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Ebay pops up in Covent Garden

Further to their recent online pop up shop, Ebay opened a physical pop up shop in Covent Garden last weekend. The shop was different to most as it did not feature any products on shelves, but instead used QR codes … Continue reading

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Curious Makers pop up shop

Sunday 9th December is the date for the exclusive Curious Makers pop up shop at 297 Hoxton Street, London. Curious Makers is a collective of Hackney based designers and they will be selling original Christmas presents such as prints from … Continue reading

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Lucky Voice pop up shop

Selfridges, London is hosting the Lucky Voice karaoke pop up shop from now until 13th December. The pop up space will have a special themed event, ‘The Big Duet’, every week and special guests to entertain all. The company will … Continue reading

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John Lewis to play host to Berwin and Berwin re-launch

The family run suit maker is re-launching its brand in the Oxford Street flagship John Lewis store. The pop up shop will showcase a limited edition collection of suits and jackets, all made using English wool. There will also be … Continue reading

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James Franco’s holiday job in a mall

Actor James Franco is among celebrities taking new jobs over the Christmas period and who will be manning a pop up kiosk in Adams Row, Mayfair, with all funds going to South London art gallery House of Voltaire. With pieces … Continue reading

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Re:So

Southampton Solent University has opened the first “student enterprise” pop up store in a UK shopping centre. Re:So – which takes its name from “Retail Solent” – is the result of a collaboration between Southampton’s Marlands Shopping Centre and the … Continue reading

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Harrods Window 2.0

The famous department store in London has become very high tech with its window display, courtesy of Mont Blanc. With augmented reality displays, Harrods shoppers can download a free app to their phone, point it at the displays and enter … Continue reading

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Private home pop up galleries

Preston Fitzgerald, collector of art and antiques, owns a beautiful home from which he has let students from the RCA’s ceramics and glass course stage a sale. The RCA students approached Fitzgerald and his partner Cedric Smith with the idea … Continue reading

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Northern Ireland vacancy rate highest in the UK

With one in five local shops empty (NIRC shop vacancy study), it is Northern Ireland that has the highest vacancy rate in the whole of the UK. If not for pop up shops and charity shops, the high streets would … Continue reading

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