PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — A pop-up shop stocked with official DNC Host Committee merchandise opened Wednesday in the concourse of the Comcast Center in Center City.
Located at the entrance to the Comcast Center food court, the store is stocked with buttons, T-shirts, drinkware, along with other wearables and tchotchkes. Host Committee Deputy Executive Director Angela Val says it’s all made in America, much of it union-made, with images created by local talent.READ MORE: Disgruntled Bar Patron Opens Fire Into Northeast Philadelphia Bar Killing 21-Year-Old Woman: Police
“We wanted people to be able to get merchandise that was representative of Philadelphia,” she said. “That’s a very hard thing to do without incorporating some of our artists and designers into that mix.READ MORE: Police Hope Surveillance Video Will Help Solve Deadly Shooting In Philadelphia's Oak Lane Section
Philly-based Impact Dimensions partnered with the Host Committee to provide the merchandise. President Luis Liceaga says there are two more pop-up stores in the pipeline.
“We’ll be opening one at PoliticalFest,” he said, “and one at the 30th Street Station.”MORE NEWS: Arson Suspect Arrested In Connection To Fire, Building Collapse That Killed Philadelphia Fire Lt. Sean Williamson
The store is open 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday through Friday, and 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday.