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6 Tips for Making Your Pop-up Pop

Cassie Hughes | Posted 05.12.2014 | Business
Cassie Hughes

From retail concepts to flash dinner parties to magazine events, pop-ups done well blend the immersive with the ephemeral to drive interest and buzz. ...

Pop & Shop With a Focus on Design

Ken Carbone | Posted 01.25.2014 | New York
Ken Carbone

'Tis the season when shuttered and empty street-level real estate comes alive as an enticing retail experience. The holiday "pop up shop," an attracti...

How to Create a Winning Experiential Marketing Campaign

Michael Anthony Fernandez | Posted 01.23.2014 | Business
Michael Anthony Fernandez

Now is the time when most businesses are developing their consumer outreach plans for the 2014. An increasingly popular and effective way for companies to connect with their target audiences is through experiential marketing.

Can You Profit From a Pop-up Shop?

Deborah Sweeney | Posted 12.23.2013 | Business
Deborah Sweeney

If you run a small, online business and want to give traditional retail a shot, rent out a space for a few months and see it goes.

From Pop-Up to Storefront: Three Lessons From a Pop-Up Store Graduate

Andrew Chau | Posted 10.29.2013 | Small Business
Andrew Chau

After a four-months of construction, we opened the doors of the first Boba Guys store in the heart of San Francisco Mission District this past June. To call the project a labor of love would be an understatement.

Lean Retail: The Future of Brick and Mortar

Erik Eliason | Posted 05.05.2013 | Small Business
Erik Eliason

Retail is changing. Commercial real estate is evolving. It's an exciting time to be at the intersection of physical space and technology. While some posit that physical retail will die, I subscribe to the belief that software will help retail evolve and become more efficient and data driven.

Turning Vacant Spaces Into Vibrant Squares With Pop Up Shops

Erik Eliason | Posted 10.01.2012 | Business
Erik Eliason

In San Francisco, the pop up shop movement is filling vacant spaces and empowering makers to sell their wares.

Time to Make the Donuts

Jordana Zizmor | Posted 04.09.2012 | Food
Jordana Zizmor

Now that most of us have broken our resolutions it's time to check out Flex Donuts, which is located in the dining level of Grand Central Station. Besides running Flex Donuts, Zac Young is the pastry chef at both locations of Flex Mussels.

The Death of an American Tradition

Vivian Weng | Posted 04.07.2012 | Business
Vivian Weng

It's no secret that the relevancy of the American shopping mall has plummeted with the rise of e-commerce, but the question still remains: What will happen to the vacant shells that previously housed America's most beloved stores?

Detroit 'Pop' City: A Case For Pop-Up Retail In Detroit

Margarita Barry | Posted 01.27.2012 | Detroit
Margarita Barry

As unique small businesses continue to sprout and help transform the economic landscape of the once-booming automotive capital of the nation, a largely untapped retail concept is quickly gaining steam.

The Incredible, Vanishing Wal-Mart

Al Norman | Posted 01.09.2012 | Business
Al Norman

A company so proud of its logistics technology realizes that a virtual retail store can fit inside any smart phone. Now that Wal-Mart has shrunk itself to 1,000 square feet -- the next step is to vanish altogether.

Halloween's Eerie Evolution Into An Industry Worth Billions

Posted 12.28.2011 | Business

By Alice Hines, AOL Daily Finance Looking for a last-minute costume isn't too tough these days. In strip malls across the country, temporary Hallow...

Kia Makarechi

Vienna In NoLIta | Kia Makarechi | Posted 12.17.2011 | New York

If you keep your head down while walking down Mulberry Street in the boutique-laden depths of NoLita this week, you might miss it. But for those pl...

Rush For Missoni For Target Crashes

AP/The Huffington Post | Anne D'Innocenzio | Posted 11.14.2011 | Style

Text by the Associated Press NEW YORK — There's Black Friday, then there's Target Tuesday. In a scene that was reminiscent of the shopping fre...

Shoe Truck: Gorgeous New Shoe Boutique Parks in Austin

Meredith Barnett | Posted 10.05.2011 | Style
Meredith Barnett

Armed with a pioneer spirit and with the eye of a seasoned stylist, Texas Native Sarah Lewis recently opened Austin's newest shoe boutique, BOOTLEG, in a 30-foot airstream trailer.

Vintage Clothing Holiday Pop-Up Shop This Weekend

The Huffington Post | Grace Green | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Vintage scarves, fur coats, skinny ties and unusual cuff links are all great gifts that can be found at the Manhattan Vintage Clothing Show's Holiday ...

PLAN ForYourArt: December 9-15

Bettina Korek | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Bettina Korek

Celebrate LAXART's five-year anniversary by attending their holiday party and silent auction.

Brooklyn Holiday Bazaar Opens This Weekend

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Artist & Fleas weekly market is one of the best places in Brooklyn for buying unusual vintage wares and handmade items made by emerging artists and de...

Top 5 NYC Sales & Shopping Events This Weekend

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

New York Fashion Week may be grinding to a halt, but there are still excellent sales and shopping events on tap this weekend. From an Ace Hotel sampl...

'Pop-Up Bookstore' Comes To Hawaii For Two Weeks Only

Honolulu Weekly | Ryan Senaga | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Interisland Terminalʻs "small step" is being engineered by famed New York artist jeffstaple of Staple Design. The establishment is being called a "po...

The Faithful Shopper: Beach Chic -- Pop Up Shops

Faith Hope Consolo | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Faith Hope Consolo

Summer, for me is all about surprises -- and shopaholics know there is no better surprise than a pop-up store, a boutique open for just a few weeks.

Why Pop-Ups Work Now

Kit Yarrow, Ph.D. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Kit Yarrow, Ph.D.

Last week Trattoria 1910 opened in a bleak little alley a couple of blocks away from my university. The restaurant has been sold out every day since...

A Dress With a History

Amelia Fleetwood | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Amelia Fleetwood

I am moving house. In the fit of packing, sorting and the general cleansing I come across my beloved wedding dress.

The Faithful Shopper: Shoppertunity Is Now Poppertunity!

Faith Hope Consolo | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Faith Hope Consolo

The latest trend in shopping, particularly for the holidays, is temporary -- literally. Pop-up stores, retailers who open for just a few days or weeks, are cropping up all over town.

Toys R Us "Pop Up Stores" Planned For Holidays

AP | MAE ANDERSON | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

NEW YORK — Toys R Us plans to open nearly 350 pop-up stores in malls and inside Babies R Us stores by early October to drive sales during the cr...