Small business owners of the world, we hear you. You want to have a pop-up somewhere, but don’t know how to start or have worries about funding it. Well, how about doing it completely free? Because Appear Here and Square have joined forces to offer one lucky winner their own shop front in one of the slickest neighbourhoods in London, New York or Paris.
A Bit About Appear Here
It’s the dream of every start-up retailer: to have a storefront in one of the city’s hottest locations. Appear Here was created to help independent retailers achieve just that and lists thousands of the very best pop-up locations in hundreds of cities for small businesses to rent – without having to commit to long-term contracts and hefty prices. Pop-ups are a powerful tool, and where once they might have just been a bit of a novelty, they’re now an important stage in every small business’ success.
And if it’s important to small businesses, it’s important to us. That’s why Square is supporting Appear Here to help bring you this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to get your brand out there and on the frontline of the world’s shopping masses. Like Sarah Harvey, our UK Lead for Square, said: “Small businesses and entrepreneurs are the lifeblood of our high streets. We’re excited to be partnering with Appear Here on this competition and look forward to helping the winners to start, run and grow their business with Square.”
With the help of Appear Here and Square, this could be the leg-up you need to make your dreams a reality.
This competition is giving you the chance to experience the awesome offerings of Appear Here (and Square, of course) for yourself, plus a few fantastic extras. One lucky winner can look forward to:
- A two-week occupancy of a slick flagship shop in the heart of London, Paris or New York – completely rent-free.
- £3000 spending money for kitting out your space to fit your vision.
- Up to £8000 in design services from the experts at aleading retail design agency to give your brand real personality.
- An education from the very best with mentoring sessions from experts in the industry, including our competition partners and judges.
- A Square POS hardware kit, including a Square contactless Reader, Square charging dock and Apple iPad Air, so you can accept every single sale that comes to your pop-up counter.
All you have to do is submit your idea and vision to Appear Here. Appear Here deals with great spaces, so they’ll be looking for great ideas to match.
The winner will be selected by an expert panel of judges. Made up of only the very best experts, creatives and entrepreneurs in the industry, all of whom be sharing their knowledge and insights with the winner, only the best ideas will pass.
So what are you waiting for? Enter now.