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Homewood’s UpsaDaisy success story: From pop-up proprietors to TOD property owners


Image courtesy of Just Short Of Crazy

Image courtesy of Just Short Of Crazy


In 2014, three friends who had worked together for years on community and school service projects decided to try a new venture.

Julie Lawton, Suzy Moore and Julie Smith, all of Flossmoor, created a pop-up shop as part of Homewood’s holiday shopping program.

Many pop-up shops are transient, but the ideal result, from the village’s perspective, is for prospective business owners to use the format to test a business idea and use the experience to help launch a permanent business.

In this case, it worked…Please click here to read Eric Crump’s story in the Homewood-Flossmoor Chronicle.

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