Category Archives: retail

Digital photography pop up shop

A photo studio with a twist is being planned by youngsters on the Retail Ready People programme after their intensive three-day residential course. During the course the volunteers, aged 16 – 25, heard from retail and pop up experts about developing business plans.  They brainstormed ideas for a pop up shop, which will … Continue reading

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Love of travel inspires pop up shop

 Wendy Smith from Winchester has turned her love of travel into a business venture by opening a pop up shop in Stockbridge Road.  With a launch party at Kathmandu and TV travel presenter Charlie Ottley cutting the ribbon, the shop is sure … Continue reading

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Cocomaya pops up at Heathrow

Chocolatier and artisan baker Cocomaya is opening a pop up shop in time for Easter at London Heathrow’s Terminal 5.  The shop will sell a range of delicious morsels such as cakes, pastries, sandwiches, chocolate bars and truffles alongside hot … Continue reading

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Pop up boutique in Potters Bar

Two pubs have raised £1,500 with a pop up boutique at The Brookmans Pub in Potters Bar by selling donated items from staff and customers of The White Horse in Hatching Green in aid of The Willow Foundation. Lauren Bailey, … Continue reading

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1D World pop up shop

World famous pop group One Direction have announced that their fans will soon get the chance to enter their very own ‘1D World’ in their brand new pop up shop – the first to open in the UK. The 5,000 … Continue reading

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Emergency measures to reverse the decline of London’s high streets?

London Assembly’s Economy Committee has suggested a number ideas to reverse the decline in London’s high streets, including renegotiating rents and slowing the spread of pawnbrokers and betting shops. The Assembly said that in 2000, a third of retail spending … Continue reading

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Donations at an all time high for charity pop up

Charity workers have been amazed at the level of donations for a new pop up charity shop.  The Opportunity Box – located in St John’s Street, Coleford – is supporting the work of the Children’s Opportunity Centre. The shop’s organizer, Georgina Ford, said: “We have been absolutely overwhelmed … Continue reading

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Made in Northamptonshire still going strong

Trading for just over three months, the Made in Northamptonshire pop up store in St Giles Street, Northampton is still going strong. Helen Senogles, who oversees the project, explained: “We opened two weeks before Christmas and we have the lease for nine months. It is a … Continue reading

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Parsons Bakery transforming their pop up into a permanent fixture

Bristol based Parsons Bakery has revealed that their temporary site in Bedminster, which opened on 15th December, has been trading at a profit and the company now wants to continue operating the shop. Parsons Bakery is a family-run chain of … Continue reading

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Corner House pop up shop

The Corner House – an empty office in Market Place, Braintree – is to be let out to entrepreneurs to set up temporary pop up shops. The premises will be let out to new tenants every 12 weeks under its … Continue reading

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