Archive for March 1, 2017
Tucked into the hub of Downtown Brooklyn, bustling with the movement and chatter of warm-weather shoppers, sits Dekalb Market. As with any other open air market, Dekalb is lined with small vendors, each sporting a unique product and brand. The difference, however, is all about mobility: Each shop is housed in a shipping container.
A new take on the portable office, pop-up shops might just be the future of small businesses. Affordable and highly customizable, shipping containers allow business owners to bring their brand to the street while maintaining the atmosphere of a more traditional retail space.
“In the street people are only willing to spend so much,” sais Carlos-Ameed Jureidini-Cully