While the idea of a pop-up store is nothing new—seasonal shops and special limited displays have been popping up for years—it seems that these days more retail landlords are getting in on the craze. Big mall owners like Westfield Corp. and Simon Property Group are allocating more space and staff to short-term retailers as a … More Pop-Up Shop Strategy Gains in Popularity
Like the swallows that return to Capistrano and the inevitable taxes we pay every April 15th, the mall Halloween pop-up store has become an annual ritual. Not associated exclusively with holidays, pop-ups can mean quick and easy income from the increased foot traffic in prime but previously unused space. Tom Jones, principal with Colliers International, … More Maybe We’ll See Pop-up Valentine’s Day Stores Next Year?
To go along with the official release of the Pixel and Pixel XL, Google plans to open a temporary pop-up store to commemorate the release of the devices. Google’s New York City pop-up store will open on October 20th and run through the holidays. Google’s pop-up website doesn’t contain a whole lot of information at this point, but we … More Google to open pop-up store on October 20 in New York City for Made by Google products
Train stations are no longer just a starting point, they’re rapidly becoming final destinations. Today, tourists and locals in cities around the globe are heading to mass transit stations to shop at luxury storefronts, enjoy a massage or even dine at historic restaurants, such as Le Train Bleu in the Paris-Gare de Lyon station. In … More Train Stations as Final Destinations
Go-kart racing, indoor rope climbing and laser tag aren’t activities typically associated with back-to-school shopping, but that is what some shoppers at a Syracuse, N.Y., mall are doing. Entertainment offerings at malls have generally been limited to dining and maybe a multiscreen movie theater alongside the main draw of traditional retailers. But many U.S. malls, … More Shopping Malls’ New Product: Fun