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Pop-up Shop turns Stop-up Shop!

by: Startacus Admin ~ 13th August 2013
At Startacus we are not ashamed to admit that we've got a bit of a thing for the whole pop-up phenomenon, from pop-up shops to pop-up restaurants - we love them all!  So you can imagine how excited we were to discover a couple of clever ladies in Hanley, Stoke-on-trent, who have made the daring decision to turn their pop-up shop into...wait for it... a Stop-up Shop! Number 26 Pop up Shop cam...
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Developing an idea into a Product - an interview with an Inventor

by: Startacus Admin ~ 18th July 2013
Ever had that Eureka moment when you are lying on the beach and you have that ‘great idea’? It might be the ‘next blockbuster film’ or a ‘career change’ you really decide you want to make. Or...it might just be an invention you reckon could be the next big thing... In this case Jonathan Meare had an idea for a solution to that pain in the back moment when your ...
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Ebay shoppable windows

by: Startacus Admin ~ 25th June 2013
Ebay shoppable windows...If you are a regular reader of Startacus, you’ve probably picked up by now that we do like any type of innovation or creativity linked with “saving the high street”. From pop up shops, a pop up village (yep you read that right) to trader markets, and conferences addressing the future of the high street, we do like to feature the good news and inspiration...
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Startup of the Week - SilkFred

by: Startacus Admin ~ 16th May 2013
If you’re a designer in any discipline, you’ll be only too well aware of how difficult it can be to make your mark on the world, as it were, and get your creative work noticed. It has been refreshing then to see a rise in recent years in digital platforms where creatives can actually showcase and promote their wares - something that is exactly what our latest Startup of the Week is aim...
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The Boxsmall Project

by: Startacus Admin ~ 8th May 2013
The pop-up phenomenon seems to be here to stay - whether it’s a pop-up shop giving an independent creative the chance at running their own retail outlet or the pop-up gallery where artists and artisans alike can showcase their wares - and that’s surely no bad thing. The whole notion of providing a place for people to be enterprising and creative is pretty close to our hearts here at St...
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Love your Local Market

by: Startacus Admin ~ 28th April 2013
Here at Startacus we love hearing about innovative projects and initiatives which are trying to improve and regenerate our beleaguered high streets and towns, so when we first heard about the Love your Local Market campaign, we knew it’d be something we’d love. And we do. Now in its second year, Love your Local Market is a national campaign which aims to showcase all sorts of markets ...
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Tips and Advice for your first Pop Up Shop experience

by: Startacus Admin ~ 27th April 2013
“Pop Up Shop – A temporary retail space in which businesses can showcase and advertise their products on a short-term basis.” Whoever brought this idea to life hit the nail on the head. Pop up shops are exciting and becoming increasingly popular in the UK, promoting some of the most influential and unique upcoming businesses. Here in Britain, we are witnessing high streets chang...
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Digital High Street 2013.

by: Startacus Admin ~ 7th April 2013
Digital High Street 2013. Technology versus the high street (not). If you own a pop-up shop, retail space or want to start a retail business, but have concerns about the future of the high street, this 2 day event might be for you... The death of the High Street has already written. The story of the commerce takeover and victory, already told, leaving retail favourites Woolworths, HMV and (until...
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Starting a Business on eBay

by: Startacus Admin ~ 20th March 2013
Not every business has to start with grand ideals of corporate boardrooms, lunching with Lord Sugar and reusing a 4 year old suit until it starts to peel away, however even online businesses can require a significant amount of interaction, office space and to-ing and fro-ing.An eBay business however is different. Imagine Bargain Hunt, only without Tim Wonnacott’s super sweet tweed and mousta...
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Top Online Payment Options

by: Startacus Admin ~ 14th March 2013
  I'll be honest, before starting to write this piece I was fairly happy with myself. 'Not many of those!' I thought. 'Self explanatory, really!' I thought. And then I began to research it. Well, there are a few things more than I anticipated, to learn about the world of online payment. So sit back, put your feet up, and let Startacus take you through it all. First thing’s first. Ther...
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