The summer months provide the perfect time of year to have a New York City pop-up shop! A pop-up shop is a temporary restaurant or retail structure often found at open markets like farmer’s markets or local festivals. This rising trend amongst businesses is an excellent opportunity to network and market your business with a group of potential customers you may not have reached otherwise.Treasure Island Storage is a New York City self-storage facility that offers flexible storage options to business owners. Self-storage can be helpful when preparing for a pop-up shop as you will likely have a lot of extra materials you will need for the pop-up shop that you do not want or do not have room for in your main storefront. Why Should You Do a Pop-Up Shop in NYC? Pop-up shops are a great opportunity to get acquainted with members of the community that are not frequent patrons of your business. Especially in New York City, where there is so much foot traffic throughout the city, it is an excellent opportunity to catch a few people walking by and potentially gain new clientele. Aside from gaining new customers, some other reasons you should consider a New York City pop-up shop are: Bring an online brand in-person Network with community members Bring awareness to your business Gives businesses a trial run if they are not yet ready to rent or buy a traditional storefront There are many more benefits to a pop-up shop, but you will want to utilize self-storage to store any additional products you will need, large tables, a tent, signage, and other paraphernalia you will need to be successful. Consider These Pop-Up Shop Ideas A pop-up shop can be whatever you want it to be and should entirely reflect your business and its brand. Consider these popular ideas that may help you shape your pop-up shop: Secret Pop-Up Shop: If you have a decent social media following, give your followers clues as to the pop-up location and award the first ten or twenty customers ...
August 16th, 2021
The holidays are a busy time of year for just about everyone. Decorating, shopping, wrapping, baking, socializing—it’s easy to feel overwhelmed! But it’s so important to remember what the holidays are really about: family, friends, and spreading goodwill to those in need. This year, it’s more critical than ever to help your community as the COVID-19 pandemic continues to impact individuals throughout the world. It’s strained resources, shuttered businesses, and left millions without a job. There’s no better time than now to make a difference for those who are struggling.As a way to give back to our community, Treasure Island Storage is participating in the Marines Toys for Tots Program. Each year, Toys for Tots collects new, unwrapped toys and distributes them to less fortunate children during the holiday season. Since 1947, the organization has delivered a message of hope for those in need.At Treasure Island Storage, we’re happy to announce our status as an official participant in the program. From now until December 15th, all Treasure Island Storage locations will serve as donation locations for Toys for Tots. Through the gift of a new toy, you can help bring the joy of Christmas and send a message of hope to America’s less fortunate children. Bringing Holiday Cheer to Needy Children in NYC Since its founding in 1947, the Toys for Tots Foundation has united the local community in a common cause for three months each year during an annual toy collection and distribution campaign. To donate a toy, simply bring in a new and unwrapped item suitable for children ages 1–12 to your local Treasure Island Storage Location. When you place a toy in a Marine Toys for Tots collection box or donate it at one of our locations, you experience the joy of knowing that that toy will be under the tree in a family’s home and bring a smile to a less fortunate child Christmas morning.Thank you for supporting Marine Toys for Tots, and have a wonderful holiday! Treasure Island ...
October 26th, 2020