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StorageMart in Missouri Sponsors Swimsuit Drive

by Winnie Hsiu May 3, 2013 3:43 PM
When you think of clothing drives that self storage facilities hold, most people think of coats, hats, gloves, and other types of winter wear. Rarely do people think of holding a drive to collect swimsuits. But that is what StorageMart in Missouri is doing. [More]

Birthdays are to be Celebrated in the Self Storage Industry

by Tony Gonzalez May 2, 2013 9:01 PM
When we are kids we love our birthdays. It’s a great excuse for our parents to pamper us, we can get away with anything, the day is all about us, not to mention the cake and presents! Our opinions sometimes change when we get older, but when it comes to ‘birthdays’ in the self storage industry the older the birthday the bigger reason to celebrate. [More]

STORE Self Storage & Wine Storage Improves Their Green Market

by Holly Robinson May 2, 2013 4:30 PM
If I gave you one string, you could probably break it without any problem. If I gave you a rope (which is made out of many strings wound tightly together), you would have a difficult time breaking it. Joining strings together make them stronger. The same principle applies to people and events. When they join their efforts, those efforts are stronger and benefit more people.

STORE Self Storage & Wine Storage (a single string) is joining together with Palm Beach Gardens (another single string) to create a strong event for the community. They are combining their separate green markets and making it one jumbo event. [More]

Classic Wine Storage & Services Opens New Facility

by Kim Kilpatrick May 1, 2013 8:44 PM
The great majority of items stored in self storage facility include things such as beds, tables, chairs, desks, lamps, washers, dryers, clothes, knick-knacks, and various other odds and ends. However some facilities, such as Classic Wine Storage & Services, specialize in specialty storage such as storing wine. [More]

A Little Competition is Good for the Self Storage Industry

by John Stevens May 1, 2013 7:52 PM
When a business has monotony in its market there is no competition and they can pretty much dictate what happens, what the prices are, and how much supply there is to meet the demand. So of course when there is some competition it bodes well for the consumer. [More]
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