Pop-Up News Digest

October 8, 2020

Ian Cook, Managing Editor

The news surrounding pop-up’s has surged this week! Malls and markets such as Lincoln Road are seeing pop-up’s as a great way to lease out empty space. Disney has been constant with pop-up’s as well, introducing one in mid-September and one this past week as well! With bigger players diving into this space of retail, will smaller players follow suit? We’ll have to see; but you know that no matter when or where it happens, you’ll hear all about it here in your Pop-Up News Digest. Enjoy!

Issue #24

Terranova’s Stephen Bittel on Revitalizing Lincoln Road Shopping for a Pre-Holiday Boost

In time for a pre-holiday boost, Lincoln Road is preparing for pop-up shops that will attract customers, and welcome back shoppers.

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Disneyland Opens Halloween Pop-Up Shop To Manage Downtown Disney crowds

The new Backlot Premiere Shop will open Tuesday, Oct. 5 as an extension of the Downtown Disney outdoor shopping mall in the Stage 17 building inside Hollywood Land in Disney California Adventure.

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Levi’s® X Selfridges Authorized Vintage Pop up

This Levi’s UK ‘authorized vintage’ pop up installed in Selfridges, London was launched to tie in with the department store’s inspirational ‘Project Earth’.

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The Pop-Up Motor Show Launched by The British Motor Show Team

An entirely new concept in automotive exhibitions has been launched by The British Motor Show, which is launching a series of portable ‘Pop-Up’ motor shows in the run-up to the big event in 2021.

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Gestuz Opens Pop-Up in Harrods

Danish brand Gestuz has launched a pop-up with Harrods, debuting UK exclusive elements from their autumn/winter 2020 collection.

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This Department Store in Berlin Sells Only Recycled and Second-Hand Goods

Berlin’s city government has just taken the unusual step of opening a department store. But this is no typical retail outlet – the store sells only high-quality recycled and upcycled items.

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Seven Dials Launches Pop-Up Space Initiative for Brands Born out of Lockdown

Shaftesbury has launched a new initiative to give brands born from the ‘kitchen table’ during lockdown the chance to apply for access to temporary pop-up space in the heart of London’s West End.

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Uncommon Goods Is Hosting an Online Pop-Up Shop with Made in NYC All Month Long

Uncommon Goods teamed up with the nonprofit Made in NYC to offer an online pop-up shop with exclusive gifts all month long.

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Pop-Up Businesses Energize Communities

The need to spread out people as they shop and the effort to compete with online retail has brought about a surge in pop-up businesses.

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Alleyoop CEO on Pop-Up Activations, Remote Photoshoots, and AR

Beauty and body care brand Alleyoop has gotten creative these past few months.

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You Say You Want a (Pop-Up) Revolution

Podcast: Jason McNary is no stranger to pop-ups. As UNOde50’s CEO of the Americas, McNary has helped the brand generate awareness, boost engagement and connect more directly with local markets.

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Pop-Up Retail in Canada Grows Significantly Amid COVID-19

The pandemic crisis has created a golden opportunity for pop-up retail across Canada to enter the marketplace in a unique way.

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Vancouver Looks To Approve Winterizing Pop-Up Patios

Restaurants and breweries should soon be able to move ahead with winterizing their temporary pop-up patios.

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Dabbawal Pop-Up at Fenwick Is out To Spice Up Life for Newcastle Shoppers

Indian street food favorite teams up with Newcastle department store to offer a new Dabbabox lunch idea.

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Missing Austrian Airlines? Try Their Pop-Up Store

Fans of Austrian Airlines’ style can enjoy a little of the airline’s experience at a new pop-up shop in Vienna’s city center.

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Night Market Vancouver Launches Pop-Up Shop

Local craft vendors connect with customers without creating crowd.

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Andrew McConnell’s Pop-Up Bakery Finds Permanent Home

Andrew McConnell’s Trader House restaurant group has added to its Melbourne portfolio with grocery concept Morning Market.

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