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Pop up boutique raises thousands for charity

Pop up boutique The Willow Wardrobe has raised more than £14,000 for charity after opening for just four days at a shopping centre in Walton.  The pop up shop was filled with quality new and pre-loved clothing, as well as … Continue reading

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Henri Lloyd open its first pop up shop

Lifestyle brand Henri Lloyd opens its first pop up shop on Lamb’s Conduit Street in London’s Bloomsbury district this October. To celebrate the opening of the concept store, Henri Lloyd is launching a limited edition ‘Ocean Racer’ jacket.  Only 50 … Continue reading

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Rent free pop up shop in Hoxton

Hackney Council is offering a retail space at 297 Hoxton Street, London on a rent free basis for up to six months.  The ‘Art in Empty Spaces’ programme is aimed at individuals and organisations looking to develop initiatives that will … Continue reading

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Ocado to launch pop up shops across the UK?

Ocado has opened its debut pop up shop in London’s One New Change shopping centre.  Representing the first physical high street presence for the online retailer, the shop is opening from 26th August to 1st September to coincide with the launch Ocado’s ‘On The … Continue reading

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UK sees 20 high street shops close every day

New research by PricewaterhouseCoopers and the Local Data Company reports that an average of 20 shops are closing every day on the UK’s high streets.  A combination of high costs and low comsumer spending have been pushed up by nine … Continue reading

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Cardiff’s empty shop experiment

A team from Glamorgan University has taken over a vacant shop in Queen Street in the heart of Cardiff’s city centre for a “Great Big Empty Shop Experiment”. The store will be home to a range of design, photography and fashion … Continue reading

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Time to visit G-Shock pop up shop

31st March saw the opening of a new pop up “flash store” in London’s Covent Garden. Casio launched ‘G-Shock West’ at 51 Neal Street with a live street art installation, to celebrate its “passion for the spontaneous creativity of the underground art … Continue reading

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The world’s first pop up shopping centre?

A new ‘pop up mall’ with space for 60 pop up shop units is to open in the summer of 2011 on an East London site that has been disused for decades. Old Bishopsgate Goods Gard is owned by Hammerson, … Continue reading

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Emu pop up shop

Just open in Lamb’s Conduit Street, in the heart of London’s fashionable Bloomsbury, is a pop up store by premium sheepskin brand EMU. The temporary shop, which sells EMU’s range of men’s and women’s footwear, apparel and accessories, will be … Continue reading

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Lush pop up shops

Another major brand has opened pop up stores to take advantage of increased trade over the festive season.  Lush, the handmade cosmetics retailer, has occupied two prime shops in Cardiff and Liverpool city centres on temporary terms. The store in St … Continue reading

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