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Bleacher Report Rolls Out Pop-Up Retail Shop In Manhattan, Will Sell Custom-Made Gear

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 06 / 23 / 16

Bleacher Report yesterday opened to the public a pop-up retail shop and fan experience in N.Y.'s SoHo neighborhood. Developed in partnership with streetwear brand Kith, the location called "#BR99" will be open daily through June 30 offering custom-made Bleacher Report gear, a lounge area and present...

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Tags: Marketing and Sponsorship, Turner Sports

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