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Pop-ups don’t need to make money to be successful

Find out why the industry is way past point-of-sale goals

This fall, Google hosted a series of pop-ups that lured large crowds with a sweet marketing strategy. The short-term shops, featuring an unusual link to donuts, were rolled out in nine cities across North America.

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Tinsel Trials: Are the holidays a good testing ground to host a pop-up?

Grow your business by popping up at a time that’s best for your brand

For most brands, the Q4 holiday is a critical time of year. Don’t be fooled by the tinsel, planning for this period often starts months in advance as businesses prepare their strategies to capitalize on the surge in consumer spending.

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Borrowing The Hype: How to Leverage Pop-Ups and Local Events

Improve your street cred by piggybacking on the hype of events in your area

Finding ways to boost your business profile can be as simple as participating in local events, big or small. The temporary nature of pop-ups makes them a strategic choice for those who want to participate in the community and leverage the increased foot traffic of events with an established presence.

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The Benefits of Building Pop-Up Benevolence

Give Back With a Charity Pop-Up event

Campbell’s soup served a seriously smart marketing minestrone by combining benevolence, branding and food into the marketing pot. After teaming up with Daily Bread Food Bank, the largest food relief agency in Toronto, Campbell’s hosted two pop-up restaurants in Montreal and Toronto.

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How the music industry uses pop-ups to improve profits

You don’t have to be Drake or the Weeknd – both of whom caused a stir with their exclusive (and elusive) Toronto pop-ups – to capitalize on the hullabaloo pop-up shops incite. From rap to classical music, artists of every background can use temporary spaces to augment their profits.

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