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A small window that is displayed on top of the existing windows on screen. A popup window can be used in any application to display new information; however, the term often refers to an advertisement (see popup ad). The window that "pops up" when you select a function from a menu is officially known as a "dialog box." The first popups were DOS terminate and stay resident programs in the 1980s (see TSR). See popup menu.
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The home furnishings retailer has a tremendous opportunity in this category, said Christina Norsig, CEO and founder of PopUp Insider.
Even Gwyneth Paltrow, who heads up the swanky wellness website goop, launched a popup for the company.
Popups have been a growing retail and restaurant trend since 2008, and give businesses the opportunities to try new concepts or products without fixed overhead such as annual rent or utilities, while providing consumers with new experiences and tastes.
Julian Weetman, manager of the Esh Winning store, said: "Esh Winning is the first location in the North of England to have our popup store.
Worcester PopUp is a collaborative initiative including the Worcester Cultural Coalition and Worcester's Cultural Development Office, Bay State Savings Bank, and the Worcester Business Development Corporation.
Part of Kane/Miller's "Books in Action" pop-up series, Busy Farm: Count to 10 is a colorful popup book designed to help little people begin counting.
? THOUSANDS of pop-up events have opened in the UK over the last few years - popup shops, restaurants and gardens; pop-up galleries - one in an abandoned Woolworths in Leytonstone - and cinemas - Tilda Swinton even carted one around the Scottish Highlands.
Demonstrate three to seven popup techniques and features and have students follow along while learning some basic folds and cuts as they experiment on single sheets of paper.
Head straight for Tooto Technologies (www.tooto.com) and try Zero Popup 6.1 free for two weeks.
A joint project of Create Little Rock, studioMAIN and the Little Rock Regional Chamber of Commerce, PopUp in the Rock isn't a street fair or a block party.
Another successful popup shop in the centre includes homegrown Droneboy.
Starting with a blank structure, TFI Envision's team developed the illustration graphics that would allow the brightly colored male Northern Cardinal to literally 'pop off' the roof of this charming popup card.