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Welcome The Great British Pop-Up News!

  Welcome The Great British Pop-Up News! We are excited to launch our brand new news blog. This will be a platform to provide you with our latest pop up updates, exciting features from guest brands, top tips and exclusive community content.  We recognise that each brand we work with is unique and in a […]

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What our Makers Say: Being in the right place, at the right time

  The story behind Scalable Designs… As Christmas 2018 rolled around, we got out the bulky box home to our increasingly bedraggled 12 year old artificial tree. It needed to change. A family debate sparked; what should we get next? A natural tree needs replacing each year, agitates allergies and inevitably ropes you into excessive […]

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What our Makers say: Seven Twilights Ltd

From lighting up lockdown to multiple pop-up shops! We caught up Fifi and M from family run business, Seven Twilights, who have hosted multiple pop-up shops in John Lewis and Boots UK! Hearing how their business started off with crystals and candles in lockdown to help brighten up peoples day, to gifting family and friends […]

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What our Makers say: George Stevens Candles & Co

  From a fragrance fanatic to an independent business owner.  Stephen set up George Stevens Candles & Co in 2018, after having a keen interest in fragrances and aromatherapy, his products were a hit with family and friends. Building social media platforms and a website to help spread the word about his local Liverpool business, […]

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Great British Pop-Up Judge Gift of the Year 2022!

What better way to get your brand and products recognised industry wide, than entering The Gift of the Year by The Giftware Association! The competition is a fantastic platform for businesses of all sizes to enter and have their brand in-front of industry judges, acclaimed to discover the best new products, talents and inspiration. This […]

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A guide to Pop-Up shop success: Small business goals

  SET YOUR GOALS The first step is knowing what you want to get out of your pop-up shop, this can help you to remain focussed on achieving achieving your goals, these could include… Additional revenue source Grow brand awareness Exposure to iconic retailers Engage with new and existing customers Gain customer feedback Gain selling […]

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Q&A: Small Business Collaborative, Therese (Founder)

WE WENT LIVE Are you looking to go into wholesale? Or not sure if it’s right for you? We caught up with Therese, the founder of Small Business Collaborative, who is an amazing business mentor with over 13 years experience in the industry! We delved in how Small Business Collaborative was created and has grown […]

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What our Makers say: First Light

  Leicester’s Locally Made! Let’s meet the makers behind the brand… John and Dawn are the founders of their beautiful candle business, First Light, based in the Leicester area. Their range of candles not only vegan, but blended using sustainable and ethical suppliers for their soy wax, to help do their part in protecting the […]

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What our Makers Say: Tiny Bubbles

In 2017 Lauren started her brand Tiny Bubbles, getting inspiration after having her first born baby. The business started off with Facebook orders from family and friends, developing the wonderful small independent business that it is now. Lauren hosted a Great British Pop-Up in John Lewis at Leeds, from the 25th to the 31st October […]

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Pop-Up do Podcasts: The Resilient Retail Game Plan, Catherine Erdly

Catherine Erdly, started her own businesses to gain more flexibility and freedom in life, believing that all founders should have the same opportunity, from which The Resilient Retail Club was founded. Giving expert advice on how to start, grow or scale profitability for businesses of all sizes. Managing Director, Matt Hopkins, had the pleasure of […]

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What our Makers say: Feragaia

We had the pleasure of meeting Bill from Feragaia and learning about their authentic alcohol-free spirit brand, Feragaia. Being born and based in Fire, they root themselves in their surrounding area, through their team, suppliers and right down to the botanicals handpicked by their foragers and founders! This Scottish heritage is distinct within their handcrafted, […]

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