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PopUp Chard shop opens for business!
6:00pm Thursday 29th August 2013 in News
AN empty shop in Chard town centre is being brought to life to give dozens of local start-up businesses a retail boost.
PopUp Britain, the retail arm of national enterprise campaign StartUp Britain, opened PopUp Chard in Stringfellow Gallery on Holyrood Street on Tuesday.
Emma Jones, StartUp Britain co-founder, said: “We’re delighted to be opening our ninth pop-up shop in the UK and our first ever in the South West.”
The daily running of the shop will be headed by the Chard Town Team.
Garry Shortland, above, of the Town Team, said he was delighted to be giving budding entrepreneurs a high street presence.
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