Retail Category Archive

Pop-Up Restaurants: Retail’s Evolutionary Next Step

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Retail has hit an undeniable slow down. Some chains are talking about refreshing their brands or ramping up their online efforts to counter the revenue dip. Urban Outfitters, on the other hand, has moved forward with a pretty radical idea. They’re going into a business in a sector where economics are actually improving. Pop-up Restaurants. Yep. […]

Copycat Containers

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Imitation might be the highest form of flattery, but I say, “Why imitate when you can dominate?” Everyone wants the container look. Let’s face it, they’ve dropped a few jaws in their time. And that’s what makes Boxman Studios famous. We take ordinary containers and make them into hospitality suites, concession stands, and over-the-top tailgate […]

How to Get Consumers to Spend Money Faster

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Accessibility is key in today’s marketplace. You could have the greatest idea to ever grace the board room, but unless you can connect directly with your audience, you might as well be a sitting duck. Today, nothing brings more consumers in than an accessible market. One click buys, seamless interaction between consumer and product; people […]

The Business Case for Retail Pop-ups: Stay Nomadic with Shipping Containers

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One of the founding principles of Boxman Studios is the idea that people are nomadic. We migrate – whether it’s from one state to another for a music festival, or across the country to cheer on our favorite team in the Rose Bowl. The question is: how can brands take advantage of this nomadic nature […]

Pop-up Retail: How Staying Mobile and Agile Benefits Your Brand

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Every year, half a million bikers roll into Daytona Beach for a ten day, Harley Davidson-filled party. It’s a week-and-a-half of sun, concerts, street festivals, and races. If you’re a biker, this is your mecca. And if you sell products geared towards bikers, this where you need to be. The problem is that the fixed […]

Shipping Containers: Making The “Convenience” Market Even More Accessible

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Since 2009, Boxman Studios has partnered with top brands throughout North America to createamazing shipping container experiences. While we are leading the way in the immersive marketing and VIP hospitality industries, those are far from the only applications possible when imagination and innovation meets talent and steel. Pop Up Convenience Stores Imagine you are remodeling […]

How Can Your Business Use a Pop-Up Location to Get Ahead?

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Boxman Studios’ customers have come to rely on our ingenuity and innovation to make their events and experiences come alive. We continually push ourselves, and each other, to think creatively – to go outside the box even as we’re working within it. Part of this involves considering new, interesting, and effective ways that our containers […]

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 […]