Monthly Archives: February 2021

Real Estate Matters featuring Alex Cohen, Compass Real Estate

Alex Cohen, a VP at Compass Real Estate, develops strategies for retail, commercial office, and mixed-use acquisition and lease transactions. For the past 20 years, he has specialized in launching international brands in the U.S. and has developed deep expertise in mixed-use real estate marketing.

On this episode of The Pop-Up Biz podcast with Alex Cohen:

  • The intersection of global tourism and retail.
  • We discuss the various types of deals that can help brands negotiate a lucrative pop-up agreement.
  • Insights into the future of commercial real estate.

The Show and Tell of Experiential Retail featuring Katie Hunt, Showfields

Katie Hunt is the Co-Founder and CRO of Showfields, “The Most Interesting Store in the World.” With stores in New York and Miami, Showfields offers emerging brands a hybrid in-person and digital platform to increase revenue, grow brand awareness, and gain valuable consumer insights. Katie started her career as the third employee at Warby Parker, and besides leading Showfields, she also co-founded the venture capital group The Fund.

On this episode of The Pop-Up Biz podcast with Katie Hunt:

  • Katie shares Showfield’s mission to make opening a brick-and-mortar store as easy as launching a website
  • She explains how partnerships with artists and influential brands often lead to exciting results and drive foot and web traffic.
  • The power of maintaining relationships with a committed customer base.