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What Makes Pop-Up Retail a Viable Option During a Pandemic?

Traditionally, when we think of starting a business, we tend to consider a handful of options. There’s the brick-and-mortar storefront, or online visibility through e-commerce storefronts hosted on platforms like Shopify or Etsy. What about the pop-up shop? Pop-up shops are often referred to as "temporary" retail spaces. Many are seasonal storefronts that show up...
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Now Trending: Should You Move Your Work Outdoors?

Earlier this year, outdoor retailer L.L. Bean embraced their love for the alfresco way of life and set up a temporary office located in a New York City park. The pop up contained all of the typical components of most office spaces — including desks, swivel chairs, laptops and WiFi — but was completely open...
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Starting a Business in Outer Space (and Other Places to Pop-Up) [Radio]

On this episode of StartupNation Radio, your host, StartupNation founder and CEO, Jeff Sloan, is joined by two co-hosts, Norm Pappas and Mark Bennett. Together, they chat with two entrepreneurs making their startup dreams come true. Their first guest is Frank Bunger, CEO of Orion Span, a company building the world's first luxury space hotel....
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Starting Up With Flexible Retail: Pop-Up Entrepreneurship [Radio]

This week's edition of StartupNation Radio features three pop-up shop connoisseurs, who offer the inside scoop to entrepreneurs looking to start small. Your host, StartupNation CEO and co-founder, Jeff Sloan, kicks off the conversation with John Hart and Valerie Byrnes of the city of Battle Creek's project, BC Cargo Pop-Up Shops Marketplace. The shipping containers...
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How New Generation Point of Sale Systems Can Help Retain Customers

If your startup plans include a brick and mortar store, no doubt the selection of a point of sale (POS) system is on the list of purchases before you open your doors. Today’s entrepreneur, however, has more to consider outside of the traditional in-store POS system. Recent technology allows point of sale systems to not...
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Detroit-Based Clothing Retailer Outfits Customers with a Mature Look [Radio]

On this edition of StartupNation Radio, your host, Jeff Sloan, chats with Darryl and DeKoven Humes, co-founders of Mature. The Detroit-based men's clothing retailer launched on July 4, 2017, and offers an exclusive collection of contemporary, casual clothing and modern dress wear. Mature utilizes its e-commerce site and various pop-up locations throughout the Detroit area...