On the rise: Independent retailers launch ‘pop-up’ shops to extend their reach during holiday season

Susannah Siger had been coming up with ideas for “pop-up” shops for years before the term existed. One temporary store sold candles in a former mall pizzeria. Another sold menorahs. Now, Siger has transformed a vacant spot at The Mall in Columbia into the place to go for socks. At Socks Appeal, shoppers will find shoes, ponchos and headbands alongside novelty socks with portraits of Ruth Bader Ginsburg. (Balt. Sun)

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