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25 Eye Popping Pop-up Shop Examples to Inspire Your Small Business

25 Eye Popping Pop-up Shop Examples to Inspire Your Small Business

According to recent research, the pop-up business segment [1] has grown to be valued at $50 billion in the U.S. That means there’s a lot of potential for stores and businesses to take advantage of this growing concept.

Pop-Up Shop Examples

If you’re interested in creating your own pop-up, or wondering if this concept might apply to your small business, check out these eye popping examples for inspiration.

Jewelry Pop-up Shop in Store

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Taylor Morgan, a California based jewelry brand, hosted [2] a pop-up at a local West Elm store to help its products reach new potential customers.

Eyewear Shop at Pop-up Mall

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Chakshu London is a prescription Eyewear retailer that held [3] a pop-up event at the Boxpark pop-up mall in Shoreditch to give customers an easy way to try out different frames and look at the designs in person.



Japanese Pop-up in New York

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The Arcade Japan is a concept pop-up store that brings products from Japan to a new market in New York.

Christmas Pop-up Shop

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Popular online retailer eBay has utilized [4] a pop-up model to bring certain products to consumers in a retail setting during the holiday shopping season.



New Product Line Pop-up

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When Birchbox, the popular beauty subscription box, offered [5] a special line of gifts for men, the business opened up a holiday pop up shop in New York.

Temporary Mall Location

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American Girl only has a few store locations around the country. So to bring its products to even more customers, it sets up temporary mall locations periodically, especially around the holidays.



Curated Goods Pop-up

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Warby Parker offers a pretty wide selection of glasses at its full retail locations and online. But it also brought [6] some curated collections, along with a selection of books, to temporary pop-up stands in New York and California.

Mobile Fashion Truck

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Nomad is a mobile fashion boutique in a repurposed truck. So the owner can constantly move to different pop-up locations [7].



Valentine’s Day Pop-up

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You can also use pop-ups to celebrate other holidays. Lauren Conrad and some partners put together a pop-up shop with some unique products for a Valentine’s Day theme.

Mall Pop-up Events

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Rachel Zoe also hosted a pop-up featuring [8] her fashion line at The Grove mall in California. To celebrate, she also held contests and other special events to bring in even more shoppers.



Home Goods Market Pop-up

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The Artifox, a home decor brand, is hosting [9] a pop-up shop at the Canal Street Market, an established venue for pop-ups in New York.

Pop-up Library

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Penguin Books teamed up with retail shop Whistles in England to host a pop-up library, filling [10] the retail store with books along with other items for sale.



Twin Peaks Halloween Pop-up

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It’s not just stores that can benefit from a pop-up concept [11]. Showtime is using a pop-up diner during the Halloween season to promote the show Twin Peaks.

Handmade Flower Pop-up at Coworking Space

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Pop-ups can take place [12] at a variety of different locations. Posy & Pot, a shop that sells handcrafted paper flowers, hosted a pop-up and workshop at WeWork Moorgate, a popular coworking space.



Special Edition Products Pop-up

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Offering some limited edition products or just want to promote items that not many customers know about? Coca-Cola promoted [13] these items at pop-up shops around Europe.

Pop-up Wine Bar

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The Pop Inn is a pop-up wine bar in Australia that constantly moves to different pop-up locations to serve [14] customers rather than having one set location.



Pop-up Coffee Shop

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Similarly, Slow Coffee is a new coffee shop in England that just makes use of pop-up events rather than sticking to a set location.

Traveling Martini Bar

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Grey Goose creates a unique experience with its “world’s most intimate martini bar” a pop-up bar in a truck featuring cocktails made with its popular line of vodka.



Story and Brunch Theater Pop-up

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The Marsh Theater in California recently [15] hosted a brunch pop-up with playwright and performer Charlie Varon.

Pop-up Restaurant with Noted Chef

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Borough Wines & Beers is a beverage company that teamed [16] up with chef Oded Oren to host a pop-up restaurant experience featuring the company’s drinks.

Halloween Restaurant Pop-up

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Another restaurant pop-up concept, Strongman’s Tipple, a cocktail events company, is hosting [17] a Halloween themed pop-up with a restaurant and event space in London, with themed drinks and other special menu items.

Halloween Drinks Pop-up

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You could also go with a smaller assortment of items. Unreliable Narrator in California is currently [18] hosting a Halloween pop-up just with themed drink items.

Bakery Pop-up for a Cause

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Junction Bakery & Bistro in Virginia hosted a pop-up event at its location with a special menu to raise [19] funds for disaster relief in Puerto Rico.

Tattoo Artist Pop-up

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Even service based businesses can make use [20] of the pop-up concept. Wild Riot is an events company in California that recently hosted a pop-up with local tattoo artists offering discounts on their services.

Wine and Workout Pop-up

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Skeleton Root, a winery based in Ohio, recently hosted a pop-up workout class in collaboration with the local Pure Barre, giving customers the chance to enjoy a class and then a nice glass of wine.

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