Many people think that self storage is just for long term projects and keeping big or bulky items, storing business files or work tools. The truth is, short term storage can be the answer to many challenges.
Are you expecting visitors and need to empty the spare room to make extra space? Is there a delay in a house move and do you need storage for a few items? How about keeping Christmas presents hidden from those prying eyes at home? Short term storage can help.
Christmas is a busy period for many businesses and that can make things rather stressful. Properly preparing all the essentials, including effective business storage, stock management and Christmas marketing campaigns will help reduce stress and ensure that you can enjoy all the festivities.
Make sure you have everything in place with this simple guide containing handy business storage tips and how to prepare your business for a Covid Christmas. It’s now more important than ever to put in place the right processes as the pandemic is still a real concern.
We know that most of you don’t want to hear about Christmas before we’ve even had Halloween, but for businesses, it is a reality. Honestly, you should have been thinking about seasonal stock storage and Christmas since June.
For many it will simply be booking the annual staff party, but for retailers there is much more to consider. Increases or changing stock orders should already be finalised along with any additional stock storage requirements. The Christmas trade may well put a strain on the current storage needs for market traders and small retailers. Many small cafes have started selling locally produced arts and crafts within their business during the Christmas period.
If all this makes you somewhat nervous, self storage could be the answer to all your storage woes. Every year we provide stock storage for countless businesses from all sizes. Not only do we provide peace of mind with clean, dry and secure units, our rates are exceptionally competitive. We’ll share some tips on how to store your seasonal goods to help minimise damage during storage and in transit.
With the heatwave dissipating somewhat and a distinct chill in the air, it’s almost time to pack away your seasonal clothing. More people are walking around with trousers and hoodies gearing up for the cold weather ahead. Enjoy the last bit of sunshine as one season ends, another begins and with that, our seasonal storage tips.
Many of us can divide our wardrobes into spring, summer, autumn and winter collections which makes storage slightly easier. However, limited storage space in your cupboards and drawers means your clothes could end up all over the place. In the end, we keep an obscene amount of clothes in one big pile with winter woollies and summer clothes mixed together. Worst of all is that we probably won’t even wear half of the clothes we own. Continue reading →
It’s time to consider swapping from hats and gloves to summer stock and if you’re prepared, good things will happen. Although stock storage for seasonal trade mostly applies to smaller retailers and market traders, everyone can benefit from self storage.
For many businesses, sales from previous years dictate the amount and variety of additional stock orders. If you’re a start-up, no matter how much research you do there will always be an element of guesswork. At the point when you need more stock, you also have to find a safe place to store it.
Bigger businesses tend to have warehouse space which means they don’t have to rely on self storage units as much.