Pop-up stores have recently emerged as an effective and popular marketing tool for brands. They are temporary retail establishments that can be set up on the streets, in shopping malls, or at public events. Depending on the location and marketing objective, a pop-up store can be available for a few days or even weeks. Many big brands, including Nike, Google, and Amazon, have integrated pop-up shops into their marketing strategies.
Over the past several years, we have seen an increase in demand for indoor, location-based technology by retailers nationwide as the number of consumers with WiFi capable devices reaches saturation. Online shopping has put the hurt on many brick-and-mortar businesses, but they’re not down and out yet. In fact, many retailers and shopping centers are giving their stores a tech makeover, making them more attractive to consumers by providing a more personalized experience with the use of proximity marketing.