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Kelowna's mayor not a fan of 'Pop Up' stores

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They move into town. They sell. They leave. The trend is called the Pop Up Store and it's a trend the Mayor of Kelowna wants to keep out of this city.

Walter Gray is not a fan of these retail outlets because the owners parachute in for a few months, lease a space, sell the goods and take off until next season.

Last Halloween saw an influx of these stores in the Kelowna area last year.

Mayor Gray dropped by our Kelowna studio to explain his position on these businesses.

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