The Distillery Historic District has announced its initial roster of vendors for its pop-up containers.
Back in March, Retail Insider created a photo tour of the area which included sharing new retailers and hinting towards a number of announcements that would be made over the coming months. In addition to Peace Collective signing a lease to open a new flagship store, Grace Loves Lace announced that it would be opening a showroom on site.
In that article, the Distillery provided information on a pop-up initiative which would be coming to fruition in the summer.
With delays due to the pandemic, the initial list of pop-up container retailers has been released and we are able to provide an exclusive sneak-peek into the roster.
- YK Marketta – Container #1 (Open Now)
- Tartistry – Container #2 (Open Now)
- Liberty Clothing – Container #3 (Opening Soon)
- Brika Inc. – Container #4 (Opening August 1st)
- Roots Canada – Container #5 & #6 (Opening July 30th).
YK Marketta is a Greek inspired food & gift market with the Peter and Pauls line of products. The offering will feature FAHM (Finish at Home Meals), My Mother’s Olives and Oil, Peter & Paul meals and additional floral arrangements.
Liberty Clothing is a fashion brand that brings sustainability, upcycled and re-purposed clothing into an unique product line. Retail Insider wrote a bulletin on the opening of the brand’s brick & mortar location.
BRIKA Inc. will be opening a pop-up with its curated collection of goods from local makers. The assortment will include Sapsucker, Tealish, route 26, la botica and Minted Mama brands.
Tartistry will be offering an unique selection of butter tarts, including a Gooderham & Worts “Butter & Scotch” tart.
Roots Canada has secured two containers, and we will be circling back during the set-up to share what the iconic Canadian brand will be offering as part of its pop-up.
Installation of the containers started on July 12th, with brands starting to build-out retail spaces a week later. YK Marketta opened on July 24th and the other brands will be opening throughout the month.