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China and India Outpacing U.S. in Consumerism

by John Stevens June 30, 2011 8:46 AM
Consumerism is what drives the self storage industry. The more people acquire, the more room they need for their stuff. And as people downsize, the availability of space in a typical household shrinks. But a love of shopping might be slowing down in America today as compared with consumer-giants China and India, according to a new survey. [More]

Wine Storage Offers New Upscale Services

by Tony Gonzalez January 7, 2011 1:43 PM
High-end wine storage facilities need to treat the contents within their walls like storage royalty in order to retain customers. The basic tenets of quality wine storage are that temperatures and humidity levels need to be set to exact levels. But now wine connoisseurs are excited about a new trend in wine storage where facilities are offering ramped up services, such as helping customers catalog their wine collections and accepting shipments directly from out-of-town wineries. [More]