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Shop fitting on a budget: Cheap ideas for your pop up shop

Opening a new retail store is an exciting process, but one that traditionally requires a big budget and a large commitment. The pop up shop concept allows almost anyone with an idea and a modest budget to open their own … Continue reading

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The UK’s strangest pop ups

Ever wondered whether there’s an audience for your pop-up? Don’t worry – if nudist cafes and knitted corner shops can draw a crowd, so can you. Here are some of the quirkiest pop ups we’ve ever heard of. See if you … Continue reading

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The pop up economy is all around us

The pop-up economy is all around us now, and it’s no longer limited to shops and restaurants. Recently on our blog we have talked about pop-up opera tours, pop-up hot tub cinema nights and even pop-up pig petting!! There are … Continue reading

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Our top blogs in 2014

As 2015 draws ever closer, we take a look back at some of our most popular blog posts about popups, business and marketing techniques. These gems may just give you the inspiration to start something new! Start ups How to … Continue reading

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Free working space from Barclays and 3Space

As an advisor for 3Space, we’re proud to announce that they are partnering up with Barclays Bank to provide free working space to local enterprises and innovators.   The scheme, dubbed Hatch, will see under-utilised Barclays’ properties transformed into spaces … Continue reading

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How to hire your first employee

If you’re thinking of expanding your business, or need some extra help when setting up your own pop up, then hiring your first employee is probably the next thing to do on your list.   Make sure you have all … Continue reading

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Pop up shops set to storm the economy

Pop up shops seem to be the words on everyone’s lips recently, as more and more retailers, marketers and small businesses look to pop up shops to get their ideas off the ground.   And it’s a trend that’s not … Continue reading

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Finding Inspiration for Pop ups

Creativity – 1. the state or art of being creative. 2. the ability to transcend traditional ideas, rules, patterns, relationships, or the like, and to create meaningful new ideas, forms, methods, interpretations, etc.; originality, progressiveness, or imagination   …and mostly … Continue reading

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Getting The Most Out of Your Social Media

In light of Marc Jacobs first ever ‘Twitter Pop Up Shop’ held last weekend, we thought we would share a few basic tips on how to ensure you are getting the most out of your social media campaigns. Marc Jacobs … Continue reading

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One Can Never Have Enough Good Books

To satisfy the bibliophiles out there we couldn’t rest with just giving you our Top 3 Reads For Entrepreneurs and Independent Retailers Who Want To Open a Pop Up Shop. No! We merely skimmed the surface with covering the setting … Continue reading

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