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Pop-up stores help fill mall space during economic slump
Unlike the vacancies created by bad luck and a bad economy, these and other stores — including Calendar Club, Hickory Farms and some Gucci sneaker shops — are set up to close up. These "pop-up," or temporary, stores actually benefit from the downturn as mall owners and other landlords are often happy to have a two- or three-month tenant rather than no one to fill voids left by the departures of Linens 'n Things,
"Mall owners have discovered they can line malls with kiosks and fill up empty stores with short-term merchants," says Jim Bieri, a Detroit-based retail real estate consultant. "It's hard to do the temporary merchandising, but companies figure out how to do it short term for Christmas because the lines are so long."
Source and Full Story: USATODAY