Sunday, 22 July 2012

StartUp Britain's Pop-up Shop for Small Enterprises in Richmond


I love this initiative!  StartUp Britain, a body advised by people like Sir Charles Dunstone, Luke Johnson and Mary Portas, is launching a pop-up shop in Richmond where a sting of start-ups will appear on a rolling 2-weekly basis.  The merchants share the shop, and it costs £135 for two weeks.  You can see a list of the first six merchants below.

"A temporary shop in Richmond which will be occupied by Britain’s most promising small enterprises for two weeks on a rolling basis. All of these start-up retailers already run online businesses, but none of them have the financial clout to take on a shop single-handed.  That's why StartUp Britain has stepped in to offer a co-working, co-funded space for brands to explore new ways of working - and a whole new audience.
From Richmond, we hope to take the concept to other High Streets across Britain, throwing open empty shops across the land for the benefit of local start-up retailers."

You can see the list of current merchants here

When - From Monday 23rd July

Where - 'Opposite Richmond Station'

Map

Link - StartUp Britain

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