MANCHESTER, N.H., Nov. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The original creator of hook-and-loop fastening solutions, Velcro Industries, today announced its plans to open a retail pop-up store in the SoHo area of Manhattan. Styled as the "Holiday HackShop," the VELCRO® Branded pop-up store, located at 199 Lafayette Street will be open Dec. 1 – 19 and provide a holiday-themed destination for shoppers, DIY and home-improvement fans, families and anyone interested in everyday "hacks" that make their lives easier.
At the shop, VELCRO® Brand ambassadors will host a variety of activities and attractions that will inspire creativity during holidays and throughout the year. Visitors can have their presents expertly wrapped with VELCRO® Brand products and participate in holiday-themed festivities and daily events including:
- Workshops and meet & greet events with celebrity experts to learn new holiday hacks and projects
- Social Currency Day (Mon. Dec. 15): customers can pay for certain products by retweeting, posting, and more
- Hot Chocolate Bar
- Holiday Photo Opportunities
- Kids' Craft Zone
- Giveaways and Freebies
"We are thrilled to connect with consumers and fans to help them 'hack' the holidays by showing them how to work with and use our products to decorate, organize and simplify their lives," said Julie Barry, Director of Global Brand, Velcro Industries. "Since our inception over 60 years ago, the VELCRO® Brand has evolved from being largely a component of other products to a true lifestyle brand. Our shop in SoHo is an opportunity for us to showcase how we help foster creativity and inspire original ideas and solutions."
VELCRO® Brand's Holiday HackShop will be open daily from 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m., Dec. 1 – Dec. 19. For real-time updates and special event information, be sure to follow Velcro Industries on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram. Join the conversation with the hashtag: #velcrobrandhacks.
About Velcro Industries
Velcro Industries together comprise a technology-driven, global organization providing fastening solutions that solve problems in simple, elegant and surprising ways for businesses and consumers around the world. With more than 50 years of experience, Velcro Industries is proud of their heritage in innovation. Velcro Industries B.V. owns over 400 active patents and numerous trademarks, including the VELCRO® mark which is registered throughout the world. Velcro Industries offer global resources for world-class solutions, with manufacturing locations in Spain, the United States, Canada, Mexico, and China and sales offices around the world. "Like" VELCRO® Brand on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/velcrobrand for more information.
SOURCE Velcro Industries