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The Power of Pop-ups: From Fad to Retail Mainstay

Posted in Landlords, Pop-up Retail, Real Estate, Restaurants, Retail, Retail Sales

Pop-up stores or “flash retail” have graduated from passing trend to popular practice. Historically utilized for the sale of seasonal products (think temporary stores that only sell Halloween costumes), the pop-up has evolved into an attractive option for retailers of all shapes, sizes and experience. Smaller, emerging companies have jumped on the pop-up as an… Continue Reading

“In-Season Relevancy” Is in Season this September

Posted in Pop-up Retail, Retail, Retail Sales

The fashion industry is at a crossroads. Designers must decide whether to continue the age-old tradition of previewing their collections during Fashion Week four to six months before they are available in stores (with fall looks shown in February and spring looks shown in September), or buck tradition in favor of providing instant retail gratification… Continue Reading

Pop-Up Halloween Stores Don’t Scare Landlords

Posted in Landlords, Pop-up Retail, Retail, Retail Sales

Halloween specialty stores have been popping up annually since the 1980’s and quickly became a national phenomena.  According to the National Retail Federation, the celebration of Halloween is projected to generate approximately $7.4 billion dollars this year. Pop-up Halloween stores can be big business for both retailers and their landlords.  Even though pop-up tenants only… Continue Reading

The Pop-Up Regulatory Maze

Posted in Licensing, Permitting, Pop-up Retail, Regulatory, Retail, Retail Sales, Zoning

Pop-up retail establishments, or “pop-ups,” generally refer to stores, restaurants, or events with a short duration. Pop-ups are typical for seasonal retail products, like Christmas or fireworks, but they have become common for designers (clothes, furniture, toys, etc.), restaurateurs (i.e., dinner clubs, food trucks), or other performers (concerts, parties) to conduct a one-time event, to… Continue Reading

When Fashion Met Style…Spin-Off Stores

Posted in Landlords, Pop-up Retail, Real Estate, Restaurants, Retail, Retail Sales, Tenant

Over the past few years, there has been a discouraging rash of mall vacancies and closings, as traditional department stores and retail chains have had to close shop, lick their wounds, and get back to the drawing board in hopes of reviving their brand names and regaining a foothold within the retail market. What truly… Continue Reading