Category Archives: retail

Made in Bristol

A temporary emporium showcasing the best of local design has opened in the commercial heart of Bristol city centre. Paper Scissors Stone Volume 2 has been put together after the success of the Volume 1 ‘temporium’. Volume 2 will see … Continue reading

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Margate – can it be saved?

With a 36.1% retail vacancy rate in the town centre Margate was always a contender for one of the Portas Pilots grants and the Margate Town Team are the group who masterminded the winning bid and who are now faced … Continue reading

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Taunton’s boho pop up shop

A new pop up shop has opened in the lovely town of Taunton to raise money for the charity Headway which supports people with brain injuries. Selling clothes with a bohemian feel in a range of sizes brought originally from … Continue reading

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Chepstow creates

Showcasing local talent, a pop up shop is opening in Chepstow at the end of the month. The scheme run by a social enterprise group will see a vacant shop in Bank Street become a arts and crafts mecca selling … Continue reading

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Is pop up the future of the high street?

With vacant shops in town centres at an all time high and more retailers going into administration retail landlords futures are looking bleak as the costs associated with empty units take their toll, so pop up shops are becoming a … Continue reading

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Bolton pop up market

National market day sees the start of two weeks of the first national Love Your Local Market campaign pop up market in Bolton. Apprentice semi-finalist and market trader Adam Corbally will be giving talks and celebrity chef Simon Rimmer will … Continue reading

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No dead space for the Olympics

London landlords are enjoying a boom over the Olympic period with pop up shops, restaurants and events appearing in seemingly ever vacant space available. “Enquiries from landlords looking to lease out their vacant units during the Olympics have risen by … Continue reading

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Handy and Divine

Local artists and craftspeople will be exhibiting and selling their wares in a new pop up shop in Midhurst, West Sussex on the 23rd – 24th August 2012. Appropriately named Handy and Divine, the shop will be on West Street, … Continue reading

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BoxBag pop up events

BoxBag are opening a number of pop up shops in Gloucestershire to promote their leather goods. A British company, they produce handmade bags and belts for the discerning buyer all made in England. If you want to get in on … Continue reading

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Bombay Duck

A little birdie tells us that Bombay Duck are opening a pop up shop in Westfield, a first retail space for the online brand. The shop will showcase Bombay Duck’s unique range of home accessories and gifts so pop in … Continue reading

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