DENVER — More than 100 emerging brands will be featured at Pop Up Grocer when the monthlong retail concept opens Sept. 30 in Denver’s RiNo neighborhood. Colorado-based businesses include Rowdy Mermaid Kombucha and Byte Bars, alongside national brands including Christie’s Chips, The Hampton Grocer and Courtside.
Pop Up Grocer, described by its founder as “the first experience-oriented grocery store” and a destination where shoppers discover new products from the “buzziest brands on Instagram,” has opened shops in New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, Miami, Washington, DC, and Austin, Texas. A portion of profits from sales are donated to The Pop Up Grocer Fund, which supports emerging consumer products brands.
“Denver is an active, wellness-minded city that has welcomed a lot of new residents in the last few years,” said Emily Schildt, founder and chief executive officer of Pop Up Grocer. “We’re thrilled to meet their enthusiasm for adventure with a like-minded array of products that are the perfect complement to their lifestyle.”The store will be open seven days a week from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. through Oct. 30.