Tag Archives: pop up shop
Posted on December 22, 2016 by Toothpicker
Left: Selecting products for the Christmas fairs; Right: New postcards with info of the Christmas fairs
Since our e-shop first started 5 years ago (I can't believe it has been 5 years already!), we have participated in different pop-up Christmas fairs around London. They serve as our opportunity to meet customers/ potential [...]
Posted on December 29, 2015 by Toothpicker
Three weekends of Christmas market at the Barbican Centre
I admit that I am not a natural salesperson. I have always worked behind the scenes, and selling face to face is a 'skill' that I had to learn when I started this business.
I know that popping up once a year is not [...]
Posted on December 3, 2015 by Toothpicker
Our advent calendar-inspired pop-up promotional card
This December, we will pop up for three weekends in London! We are very happy to be selected as one of the vendors to be selling at the Barbican this year. I have often visited the Barbican for events and exhibitions, so I am thrilled to [...]
Posted on October 12, 2014 by Toothpicker
My last entry on the London design festival is related to shopping... As someone who is involved in the retail business, shamefully, I don't think I am out and about enough, and so the design festival was gave me an opportunity to see what is happening in the design retail world.
The Saturday [...]
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Posted on December 17, 2013 by Toothpicker
Top left & right: Christ Church and Spitalfields market; Bottom left & right: Another Christmas market and street art outside of the Old Truman Brewery.
This year was our third consecutive year to be showing at the East London Design Show, and the venue had changed from Shoreditch town hall to the [...]
Posted on December 13, 2013 by Toothpicker
Top left: the Eros snow globe at Piccadilly Circus; top right: the Christmas tree outside of St Jame's church; bottom left and right: interior of the church
One aspect I love about running a business is that you never know what will happen tomorrow. Although this applies to life in general [...]
Posted on December 2, 2013 by Toothpicker
It's the busiest time of the year for all retail or e-tailers, so it's no exception for us! It will be a busy week ahead because we will be popping up at two events across town. The first is on 2nd Dec (Monday evening) at Alternatives inside St. James Church in Piccadilly [...]
Posted on December 12, 2012 by Toothpicker
A more prepared stand this year...
I have been so busy preparing for the show that I haven't had time to update the blog until now...
Last December, approximately 6 weeks after the launch, we did the first pop-up shopping event at East London design show. I was sick with flu, missed most of [...]
Posted on June 26, 2012 by Toothpicker
I can't say that I have been very aggressive ( it's not so natural for me) in promoting the e-shop since the launch about 8 months ago. I am still learning, trying things out and finding my feet in the competitive world of e-tailing.
Since the East London design show in Dec, I [...]
Posted on December 15, 2011 by Toothpicker
I was meant to write about the East London design show right after it ended but I caught a bad flu which disrupted all my work schedules. I almost thought I had to pull out of the show because I was so poorly! I missed half of Friday but luckily, other designers [...]