Category Archives: pop up shops

The Portas Review round two!

The town centres set to receive the second wave of Portas Review money have been announced. Brighton (London Road), Ashford, Forest Hill and Waterloo are among the recipients of up to £100,000 to improve their high streets. Brighton is looking … Continue reading

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Opening ceremony for Opening Ceremony!

Opening Ceremony, the American fashion firm have opened the doors to their 3,000 sq ft pop up shop in King Street, Covent Garden. Open until October in a former Hackett site, the opening marks 10 years of Opening Ceremony as … Continue reading

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Support for pop up shops

Communities Secretary Eric Pickles has highlighted government proposals to scrap restrictions that put off start-up businesses from using vacant high street shops until a permanent tenant can be found. The proposals essentially remove some of the red tape that causes … Continue reading

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Pop up shops – are they the answer to the dwindling High Street

Willing landlords are the key, says our own Rosie Cann of Popupspace. “For many years I worked for private landlords, and was always keen to negotiate pop-up style deals on the empty properties I managed. I never saw the sense … Continue reading

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IKEA opens a pop up shop

If you are flying into Paris and realise you have left your wardrobe and dining set at home – never fear as Ikea, the Swedish flat pack furniture retailer has set up a pop up shop in Charles De Gaulle … Continue reading

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A pop up tea shop (literally!)

A Brazilian architect has designed a pop up tea shop that is literally just that! Alan Chu has designed a wall of what appears to be flat coloured panels, that when open reveal a fully fitted tea shop complete with … Continue reading

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It’s all about the Olympics!

London’s largest ever pop up shop has been opened by Sir Steve Redgrave. The 12,000 sq ft pop up shop on Rotten Row, Hyde Park is the only location fans can purchase official London Olympic 2012 venue merchandise outside of … Continue reading

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Chanel two floor pop up shop

Another big name to jump on the pop up shop Olympic band wagon is Chanel who will be opening a pop up shop in honour of the games. The two floors are top play host to the luxury retailers beauty … Continue reading

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Laitwaites wine pop up shop

Laithwaite’s Wine will be closing their Vinopolis site and opening a pop up shop in London’s Borough Market during the Olympics period to allow room for official sponsors of the Olympics to make use of their flagship store. Tony Laithwaite, … Continue reading

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Pop up Noho success

A new hangover remedy is set for success as the two entrepreneurs that own the brand are aiming for sales in the region of £4.8 million. NoHo is a ‘natural’ cure for that over indulgent night out and the business … Continue reading

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