It’s hard to imagine a time when your only choice for all of your personal cosmetic needs was going to the department store beauty counter or a discount beauty supply store. Today, there are so many options for everything beauty from Sephora and Ulta to boutique retailers like Bluemercury, and even your smaller, hyperlocal shops.Read More

Temporary real estate establishments date all the way back to the 1200s, when seasonal Christmas shops began to appear in medieval cities. But it’s only recently that retailers have truly begun to master the art of the pop-up shop.

Typically meant to fill a temporary lease while a landlord looks for a more permanent tenant, these shops, appearing for anywhere from a single day to a few months, have become increasingly common as retail continues to shift to an experienced-based space.Read More

Pop-up shops have become one of the hottest retail trends of the past few years as the retail landscape transforms and brands seek new ways to connect with shoppers. In fact, the National Retail Federation and Forrester’s recent State of Retailing Online study shows 24 percent of online and brick-and-mortar retailers are testing pop-up stores.Read More