Retailers Reinvent the Holiday Pop-Up Shop
During the Great Recession, shoppers could stroll down just about any major city block and find one, or two, trendy storefront pop-up stores. But those days are long gone. With less vacant commercial retail space available this holiday season, pop-up shops — temporary retail stores — are evolving and finding new outlets. The vacancy decline in fact is a sign of a stabilizing economy, said Chuck Lanyard, a retail analyst for the Goldstein Group, a real estate brokerage firm.