reBooked Hong Kong pop-up

Online second hand bookstore takes its message of sustainability to new audience with pop-up in Hong Kong

Bailey in her pop-up sustainable bookstore in Hong Kong. ‘Inspirational’ is the only word for Bailey.  Her company, reBooked, is a not-for-profit social enterprise that collects and resells second hand books in the name of sustainability. The thing is… Bailey is only 15 years old. So when she approached Storefront to help her find a …

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Retail's new normal

Retail’s new normal: what does the future hold for physical retail?

While the world attempts to return to a semblance of normality, it is clear some things may have changed irrevocably. The world of retail is no exception, so what is retail’s new normal? The Covid pandemic is one of only a few ‘before and after’ moments in history. When everything can be put into context …

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How to set up a pop up shop

How to set up a pop-up shop. Set yourself up for success with this handy checklist

How to set up a pop-up shop is one of the most frequent questions we get asked. Setting up a bricks and mortar pop-up store is a lot of work and while Storefront are the experts in finding venues for pop-up shops, there are many other factors that are equally important. We’ve prepared the below …

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What is a pop up shop?

What is a pop-up shop? Everything you need to know to try short-term retail

‘What is a pop-up shop?’ is a question we get asked frequently. Fortunately, the answer is simple. A pop-up shop is the term given to a shop or store that is deliberately temporary. It’s a store that “pops-up” for a limited period of time to achieve a particular goal. Overall, pop-up retail is becoming more …

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How To Use Data and Insights To Measure Your Pop-Up Store’s Success

Today’s customers value experiences as much as (if not more than) things. Therefore, they’re buying based on how you make them feel, not just on what you have to offer. This experience-over-things mentality has contributed to the rise of the pop-up, specifically the pop-up’s popularity with brands, event marketers and experience creators. For brands that …

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Covid

What’s open? A list of retailers who are opening their doors and the steps they are taking to provide customer safety

As lockdown eases around the world retailers are opening their stores and customers are returning. To help keep tabs on what’s going on, we have curated this list of retailers who are opening their doors and the steps they are taking. This is an aggregated list of brands from around the world who are reopening …

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Retail Covid

How to open a store – Eleven things to consider when planning to open a store in a post-Covid world

Want something more visual? Check out the infographic. With lockdown restrictions slowly lifting across the world, people are beginning to emerge from their homes and life is making its first tentative steps towards returning to normal.  In this article we’ll talk through some of the steps retailers should consider when planning to open a store …

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The Odder Side, fashion

Coping with Covid-19: Fashion brand The Odder Side

Covid-19 has had a disruptive impact on many industries and sectors. In this series we are showcasing a number of our clients and partners, highlighting the steps they have taken, their current activity and what their plans are for the future. We hope that by sharing this we can help organizations and brands going through …

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Storefront joins the fight against Covid-19

Free spaces for those battling global crisis We are pleased to announce that we are offering our services for free to any organisations currently battling the global pandemic. Governmental bodies, health organisations and charities are all attempting to mobilise and expand their operations. One stumbling block has been access to empty and available space for …

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