Pop-up retail

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Pop-up retail, also known as pop-up store (pop-up shop in the UK, Australia and Ireland) or flash retailing, is a trend of opening short-term sales spaces that last for days to weeks before closing down, often to catch onto a fad or timely event.wikipedia
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Patrick Courrielche

Not yet referred to as pop-up retail, the 1997 Los Angeles event was created by Patrick Courrielche and was later branded as a one-day "ultimate hipster mall.” The event quickly caught the eye of large brands that saw the potential of creating short-term experiences to promote their products to target audiences. AT&T, Levi-Strauss, and Motorola worked with Courrielche to create pop-up shopping experiences across the country to market their products to young audiences.
Patrick Courrielche is an American media entrepreneur, writer, arts advocate, and political pundit, known for pioneering the pop-up retail trend.

Retail apocalypse

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Pop-up retail has been an increasing factor during the retail apocalypse of the 2010s, including seasonal Halloween retailer Spirit Halloween, who has operated stores in vacant spaces during the season.
Pop-up retail, including seasonal retailers such as Spirit Halloween, operating temporarily in vacant spots after companies go out of business have become more common during the retail apocalypse.

Spirit Halloween

Pop-up retail has been an increasing factor during the retail apocalypse of the 2010s, including seasonal Halloween retailer Spirit Halloween, who has operated stores in vacant spaces during the season.
The retailer typically makes use of vacant retail space.

Newbury Street

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Newbury Street in Boston has recently become a hotbed for pop-up retail, hosting temporary storefronts for Martellus Bennett, Cotton, Kanye West and other local brands.
More recently, the district has become a popular destination for highly produced pop up shops.

Colette (boutique)

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Other brands that have developed pop-up shops as part of their campaigns include Kate Spade, Gucci, Louis Vuitton and Colette.
Rihanna, Pharrell Williams, and others were hosted at colette in pop-up shops.

Pop-up restaurant

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Pop-up Retail began extending into other genres around 2009, when the Pop-up restaurant - temporary restaurants popping up in various locations - began growing in public interest and frequency.

King and McGaw

Other brands use pop-ups to create engagement, such as Marc Jacobs Tweet Shop's exchange of "social currency" for free product, and King and McGaw who used a pop-up to exhibit and sell prints from the Mourlot Studios in Soho, London.
In May 2015 King & McGaw used a pop-up shop to showcase lithographic posters from the Mourlot Studios archives on D'Arblay Street, Soho, London.

Treefort Music Fest

Treefort Music Fest 2016
The pop-up retail model has also been used on the concert scene, as at the Treefort Music Fest, to provide all-ages or family friendly venues, often at restaurants or vacated retail establishments which do not routinely host musical acts; these ephemeral establishments are known as pop-up venues.
Additionally The Boise All-ages Movement Project (styled B-AMP), an Idaho nonprofit which provides for inclusive venues for all ages of musicians and audiences which uses the pop-up retail model, joined the festival.

Mourlot Studios

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Other brands use pop-ups to create engagement, such as Marc Jacobs Tweet Shop's exchange of "social currency" for free product, and King and McGaw who used a pop-up to exhibit and sell prints from the Mourlot Studios in Soho, London.
In May 2015 King & McGaw used a pop-up shop to showcase lithographic posters from the Mourlot Studios archives in Soho, London.

Family-friendly

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The pop-up retail model has also been used on the concert scene, as at the Treefort Music Fest, to provide all-ages or family friendly venues, often at restaurants or vacated retail establishments which do not routinely host musical acts; these ephemeral establishments are known as pop-up venues.
In some cases the pop-up retail model is applied, as with the pop-up venues at the Treefort Music Fest.

Halloween

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Pop-up retail has been an increasing factor during the retail apocalypse of the 2010s, including seasonal Halloween retailer Spirit Halloween, who has operated stores in vacant spaces during the season.

Vienna

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Temporary retail establishments date at least to the Vienna December market in 1298 and the European Christmas markets that followed.

Christmas market

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Temporary retail establishments date at least to the Vienna December market in 1298 and the European Christmas markets that followed.

Los Angeles

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Vacant, a Los Angeles, California based business specializing in pop-ups, arrived in New York in February 2003, working with Dr. Martens on a pop-up space at 43 Mercer Street.

California

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Vacant, a Los Angeles, California based business specializing in pop-ups, arrived in New York in February 2003, working with Dr. Martens on a pop-up space at 43 Mercer Street.

Song (airline)

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Song Airlines opened a pop-up shop in New York City in 2003.

Comme des Garçons

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Comme des Garçons opened, for one year, a pop-up shop in 2004 with the 'Guerrilla Shop' tag.

Samsung

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In November 2013, Samsung opened a pop-up shop in New York City's Soho area that worked as a brand experience space.

Kate Spade

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Other brands that have developed pop-up shops as part of their campaigns include Kate Spade, Gucci, Louis Vuitton and Colette.

Gucci

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Other brands that have developed pop-up shops as part of their campaigns include Kate Spade, Gucci, Louis Vuitton and Colette.

Louis Vuitton

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Other brands that have developed pop-up shops as part of their campaigns include Kate Spade, Gucci, Louis Vuitton and Colette.

Martellus Bennett

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Newbury Street in Boston has recently become a hotbed for pop-up retail, hosting temporary storefronts for Martellus Bennett, Cotton, Kanye West and other local brands.

Cotton Incorporated

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Newbury Street in Boston has recently become a hotbed for pop-up retail, hosting temporary storefronts for Martellus Bennett, Cotton, Kanye West and other local brands.

Kanye West

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Newbury Street in Boston has recently become a hotbed for pop-up retail, hosting temporary storefronts for Martellus Bennett, Cotton, Kanye West and other local brands.

Arlington, Massachusetts

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The town of Arlington, Massachusetts started charging landlords a vacancy fee in 2016, which is waived if art is displayed.