Retail Category Archive

How Are Shipping Container Projects Priced?

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At Boxman Studios, we know that you invest your marketing and events dollars carefully and expect to see a solid return. And the first question for most people who contact us is ‘How much will this cost me?’ But before we can answer that, we need to ask a few questions first. The cost of […]

Have a Brew with Boxman Studios

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Introducing the East Coast’s first-ever retail and dining venue built from modified shipping containers. Located in Somerville, Massachusetts, SOMBLOX is anchoring Assembly Row, the area’s newest shopping, dining, live/work and entertainment destination developed, owned and operated by, Federal Realty Investment Trust. The shipping container architecture pays homage to Somerville’s industrial past, once home to a Ford Motor […]

How We Transformed a Shipping Container into a Mobile Kitchen Showroom

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Boxman Studios recently transformed a forty foot shipping container into a mobile kitchen for Electrolux, one of the world’s top appliance brands. Electrolux is well known for its vacuums, but they also create a wide range of high-end kitchen appliances – and a live demonstration is the ideal setting for an audience to see the […]

From Outside to Inside: Designing the Whole Event Experience

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What’s the one detail that will turn a mildly interested event-goer into a wildly enthusiastic brand ambassador? When is the tipping point between like and love? Where do they find the motivation to follow your brand, check it out online, or visit a physical location? It could be the excitement they get from interacting with […]

3 Ways Shipping Container Architecture Can Be Used In Retail

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Shipping container architecture provides endless, cutting-edge possibilities for retail design, ranging from pop up jewelry shops, to fixed structures such as block-long shopping malls. Here are three ways shipping containers can be used in retail: 1. Pop-up Store Pop up retail provides organizations with flexibility and versatility. Small, well-designed units are the ideal place to […]

4 Benefits Of Shipping Container Pop Up Retail Space

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Retailers aren’t waiting for customers to find them anymore; they’re bringing products right to customers. Building a pop up retail space from a modified shipping container is an ideal way to be a part of this movement. Pop up retail has become trendy, from boutique clothing stores to taco stands. But retailers can really stand […]

Pop-Up Retail – Boxman Style

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Pop-up retail may not be a new idea but it does seem to be a trend that is gaining momentum. In the past, major retailers and other B-to-C companies have traditionally spent significant resources on in-depth research and economic forecasting to determine where they should consider opening new brick-and-mortar store locations. Lately, however, more and […]