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Pop-up stores gain traction as America's retail scene convulses

The stores - in dark malls to shuttered art galleries - can offer lower rents and far less commitment for retailers

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The Broadway Market Co in New York is a pop-up with various vendors who sell handbags, jewellery and stationery.

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AS traditional retail stores close and vacancies mount, landlords across the United States appear newly receptive to leases as short as a week, eschewing the typical 10-year time frame, even in locations that once shunned limited stays.

The upswing in pop-up stores, as the

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