2015 is finally upon us and with the forecast looking bright for retail in the new year, thanks to low interest rates and real wage growth, there’s no time like the present for bringing your idea to life on the high street. Indeed, January is the month for new beginnings and a time to put […]


Brighton Fashion Week took place over the course of five days in October and is following it up with its first pop up store in Brighton, which opened on 28 November and will be running until 6 January 2015. The first Brighton Fashion Week Christmas pop up promises to deliver the opportunity for upcoming designers […]


Whether you’re a small retail shop or restaurant or someone looking to do something this weekend, get involved with Small Business Saturday this Saturday, 6 December. With medium and small-size businesses making up over 99 percent of all UK businesses, shop local this Saturday and support small businesses. What is Small Business Saturday? Now back […]


Have you ever spent a day walking countless hours in and out of high street shops, sifting through piles of clothing, and trying on clothes just to put them back on the rack? It sums up the old shopping experience. Well, out with the old and in with the new. Dubbed the world’s first talking […]


Glassworks was born from the idea to create a fashion destination for modern women. They opened up their retail shop as a Shop Share in the heart of Shoreditch and now in Stoke Newington High Street to work with other collaborators who share and fit the brand vision. We caught up with Irena Gordon, landlord […]


New York-based photographer, Ricky Chapman, is in London from 6 to 9 November to launch the follow up to his portrait series, Parallax. Comprised of just two shots per subject with no retakes or retouching except for contrast, it’s a way to capture people as well showcase photography as a medium and process. We had […]


With small markets, pubs, and cafes lined up among Camden High Street, you’ll find the Colombian Street Kitchen at no. 11. This is a new concept by Chef Pérez Cocina owner Esteban Pérez. Chef Pérez Cocina is a catering business specialising in modern Colombian cuisine, with its focus on introducing the unique flavour and taste […]


One of the challenges that pop ups face when launching their shop is how to create buzz. Contacting the press is a sure way to get your shop covered in the news, but getting their attention to get your press pitch noticed is an entirely different feat. Asa Bennett of the Huffington Post, Bex Burn-Callander […]


Peter Brünings-Hansen, Managing Director and Partner of Billetto – an events discovery platform – uses his passion for creative sector startups and interactive design to make buying tickets when you go out as easy as possible. A Scandic Tech Entrepreneur with a VC background it’s clear that Peter has a strong vision for the company which currently hosts 35,000 events a year […]


Written by: Emily Shuey, Marketing and Events, PopUp Village Berlin EyeEm Festival and Awards 2014 Berlin recently held a two day summit bringing together their brightest minds from the photography, tech and media industries. Internationally recognised, participants flew in from across the globe in support of EyeEm, the photo-sharing & discovery app.  EyeEm’s members are a […]