Sears Canada opening college pop-up stores
September 3, 2008,
Toronto – Sears Canada will open a series of pop-up stores on university campuses across the province of Ontario this month, stocked with housewares, home decor, bed and bath, electronics, and cosmetics.
“A pop-up temporary storefront concept has been gaining popularity in Canada, and Sears Canada is delighted to bring this concept to four Canadian universities, at a relevant and exciting time like back to school,” said Dene Rogers, president and ceo, Sears Canada.
The locations, each about 900 square feet, will also feature a recruitment area for students interested in job opportunities at nearby Sears stores, as well as a Sears Travel and Sears MasterCard application kiosk.