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  • Weak Retail Report Causes Stocks to Drop Slightly
    Stocks ended on a low note Tuesday following news of a weak retail sales report for March. The poor sales data combined with a sharp drop in wholesale prices overshadowed better-than-expected earnings reports from Johnson & Johnson and Goldman Sachs. ...More
    April 14, 2009 Posted in News
  • Twitter Away
    With 7 million users on Twitter, the social network service can be a great way for self-storage owners and operators to market their facilities. They can post specials and unit sizes as they change daily, or let current tenants know what’s up. ...More
    April 14, 2009 By Amy Campbell Posted in Blogs
  • Service Matters! Eight Steps to Superior Customer Relations
    Customer service matters now more than ever, as consumers spend wiser and expect more for their money. Giving good service in tough times makes good business sense. Here are eight proven principles you can use. ...More
    April 14, 2009 Ron Kaufman Posted in Articles
  • Arkansas Governor Repeals Self-Storage Sales Tax
    Last week, Arkansas Governor Mike Beebe signed into law a bill that repeals the sales tax imposed on mini-warehouses and self-storage services, setting an important precedent for the self-storage industry. ...More
    April 14, 2009 Posted in News
  • Units Robbed at Southside Self Storage in Augusta
    More than $7,000 in goods was stolen on Saturday from Southside Self Storage in Augusta, Ga. ...More
    April 14, 2009 Posted in News
  • Bernanke: 'Tenative Signs' Recession Easing
    There are "tenative signs" the recession may be abating Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke said Tuesday. However, lasting recovery depends on the government's success in stabilizing the shaky financial markets and getting credit flowing again, he warns. ...More
    April 14, 2009 Posted in News
  • Michigan City Self Storage Sells for $1.2M
    Michigan City Self Storage in Michigan City, Ind., was sold on April 3 for $1.2 million. ...More
    April 14, 2009 Posted in News
  • Facebook Draws Older Crowd
    Social networking websites like Facebook, Twitter and MySpace have long attracted young viewers, but new reports show older generations of men and, particularly, women, are using the sites. About 1.5 million female users older than 55 are on the site, the group says, ...More
    April 13, 2009 Posted in News
  • Budget Development Expands Self-Storage in North Carolina
    Budget Development Partners opened a Budget Self Storage facility in Matthews, N.C. last month and has two more storage facilities under construction in Cornelius and Mooresville. ...More
    April 13, 2009 Posted in News
  • New CA Bill Addresses Disposal of Abandoned Records
    To assist in identifying the appropriate course of action for the disposal of personal information, California lawmakers have introduced Assembly Bill No. 1094. ...More
    April 13, 2009 Posted in News