Take a look at our Markets Calendar for 2022

With the 2nd quarter of 2022 coming to a close this June, Popping is excited to share our new market dates for the remainder of the year – July to November 2022. We are excited to share that Popping has come to an agreement to host the following markets in the following days. Bryanston Rooftop Market – Hosted at the Bryanston Shopping Centre 25 June, 20 August, 29 October, 26 November The Kyalami Outdoor Market Read more…

How to set up a Pop Up Shop

Pop-up shops are a great way to test out your ideas, build your brand and make sales without the cost and commitment of permanent premises. They also invigorate empty high streets and spaces. A pop-up is nothing more than a short-term retail let. You see pop-ups appear every year in South Africa, selling Natural hair products, Fashion clothing and art. You see them on Trade Shows in Expo’s. But pop-ups can appear at any time Read more…

How E-Commerce Brands Can Make Use of Pop-Up Stores

In today’s digital era small businesses with little or no funding are confronted with the decision of where to retail:• in a physical store – Traditional brick and mortar• an online store – E-commerce• or both – Physical and online. Starting an e-commerce site may be the least costly structurally, however it requires a strong digital marketing strategy. On the other hand, starting a physical store can be extremely costly for a small business as Read more…

How AFRO’s Chicken went from a Pop-up Trailer to a Franchise

AFRO’S started in a trailer at “Durban Day”, Peoples Park in September 2012. ” That was the first of two trailers that travelled Durbs for two years, pulling up at the finest markets, events, shindigs & private jols. In 2014 we moved into our first shop on south beach, serving surfers, cyclists, power walkers & anyone who agrees it’s “lekker by die see! AFRO’s Chicken is a perfect example of the power small businesses, with Read more…