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Startup of the Week - Popertee

by: Startacus Admin ~ 8th February 2018
As we all know, the pop-up phenomenon is here to stay and since it offers such a flexible option for retailers, it is easy to see why. It is not always easy however to source a suitable space for your temporary retail endeavours – until now that is. Our latest startup of the week is on a mission to help retailers seeking popup space find the optimum location to match their business’&n...
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Choose Love, the pop up shop selling products for refugees

by: Startacus Admin ~ 28th November 2017
"Shop to your heart’s content, leave with nothing, and feel great" via Choose Love, the London pop up shop where you can buy real products for refugees. Choose Love is the world’s first shop where you can buy real products for refugees - from emergency blankets to school bags and medical equipment. All funds raised will go directly to Help Refugees, a pioneering organisation work...
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Four reasons why a pop-up can benefit your business

by: Startacus Admin ~ 29th June 2016
In the last couple of years, more and more brands and retailers have begun to realise the multiple benefits pop-up shops can bring. In fact, the pop-up industry is now valued at £2.3bn with over a third of new businesses predicted to start their life as a pop-up.   From helping young start-ups quickly test an idea and grow their business to giving big retailers the flexibility to cre...
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Startup Van sets up camp in Old Street Station

by: Startacus Admin ~ 12th May 2016
We featured the guys from Startup Van back in January as 2 of our ‘ones to watch’ for 2016. Launched back in July 2015 by Founders Graham and Mark, the Ireland-based duo are becoming infamous for filming short videos that give great insight into the going-ons and characters that shape innovative startups and the startup ecosystem itself. Post-January the Dublin team made a trip to Lo...
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The Kiosk Cafe Pops Up

by: Startacus Admin ~ 5th August 2014
From abandoned park shelter to pop up cafe - Startacus takes a look at the Kiosk Cafe...Here at Startacus we do love highlighting a nice pop-up story - adds a little inspiration to the day - don’t you agree? So this week we thought it would be nice to highlight the development of an abandoned park shelter in Bethnal Green, London that has become known as The Kiosk Cafe. Of course, as with ...
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Popup Inspiration! Multipods Popup House

by: ~ 12th May 2014
A you have probably noticed every now and then we like to go a little off point here at Startacus…as the old saying goes - variety is the spice of life. We also like to give an inordinate amount of space over to all demonstrations and manifestations of the popup phenomenon. We love it all - from popup shops to popup villages, once we pop we just can't stop (no copyright infringement intende...
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The lost and found popup

by: Startacus Admin ~ 15th January 2014
A popup shop selling lost and found items...Just a few weeks ago we did a feature on a clever and quirky little social enterprise called ‘Glove Love’ , a matchmaking service which guarantees to match single lost gloves with a suitable mate and them off on their way to a delighted new owner, with all proceeds going to an environmental charity. Today we’ve got a great new project,...
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How to source products for your popup shop

by: Startacus Admin ~ 4th November 2013
If you are a regular visitor to Startacus, you will know that over recent weeks we have been outlining the specifics of setting up a popup shop with a renewed spirit and vigour. So far in the series we have brought you ‘How to set up a popup shop’, ‘How to select and secure a location for your popup shop’ and ‘The legalities of setting up a popup shop’.  No...
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Falcon Enamelware - Cardboard Popup

by: Startacus Admin ~ 3rd November 2013
Falcon Enamelware - Cardboard Popup When we think of the popup phenomenon we will generally envisage innovative and cutting edge startups looking for an exciting and modern way to introduce their product to market or create a bit of excitement - like these - Number 26 Stopup Shop, Propstore and WeArePopup.   But what about a 100 year old enamelware manufacturer with a strictly classical ran...
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Information on the Legal Issues of Setting up a Popup Shop

by: Startacus Admin ~ 23rd October 2013
The Legal issues of seting up a popup shopOver the past few weeks we have been undertaking the enormous task of compiling as much specific and detailed information about the process of setting up a popup shop as possible. Yesterday we talked about how to select and secure your pop up location and the many things that you need to consider. Today we will be doing valiant battle with the big boys - t...
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