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Tired of being assaulted by the beauty-product-shilling folks who man the kiosks at the Westfield Mall in SF? It looks like SF Made retailers are set to take their places, or at least give them some competition, as they move into their own kiosks at the mall through October.
Participating brands include Wildebeest (pet and lifestyle products), Drib Module (modern, minimalist home goods) and Clubfife (eco-friendly undies and loungewear). The new SF Made project comes hot off the heels of a successful series of popups at SF's Banana Republic featuring Rickshaw Bags, Ritual Coffee and Hello Lucky greeting cards.
It's a smart move for both parties: the big companies get to look like they care about the local community plus sell refreshingly unique wares, and the vendors get a gratis kiosk (for one month) and exposure to hundreds of thousands of shoppers from around the country. Win-win!
· Meet Your Makers: SFMade Retail Kiosks to Pop Up at Westfield [SF Business Times]
· This Is How We Do: SF Made Starts Today [Racked SF]
· SF Made [Official Site]