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  • Clever, Cute and Crazy
    No, I'm not talking about myself. I'm referring to the few entertaining tidbits I'm going to share with you today, one of which will make you laugh so hard, you might want to empty your bladder beforehand. There are little holiday helpmates popping up in facilities here and ...More
    December 19, 2008 Teri L. Lanza Posted in Blogs
  • Americans Eye Health Care Reform
    As Americans continue to struggle with the sinking economy, many eyes are on health care reform and President-elect Barack Obama's plans. Sixty-four percent of voters expect the new president to "improve the health care system," according to a USA Today/Gallup survey taken ...More
    December 19, 2008 Posted in News
  • Four Steps to Better Performance: Training Self-Storage Staff
    The right training program—combined with holding employees accountable for performing—will help self-storage employees reach their highest potential. ...More
    December 19, 2008 Dan Cosgrove Posted in Articles, Management
  • Oil Drops Below $40 a Barrel
    Crude oil dropped 70 cents to $39.36 a barrel in midday trading today. Around the same time, the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) announced a production cut of 2.2 million barrels per day. Oil prices have slumped more than $100 since closing at ...More
    December 18, 2008 Posted in News
  • Use Low-Cost Marketing to Outwit the Competition
    The key to a successful marketing campaign is testing and tracking until you find out which method garners the most customers. Then capitalize on that idea. Good marketing doesn’t have to cost a lot, but should always be creative. ...More
    December 18, 2008 Denny Durbin Posted in Articles, Marketing
  • U-Store-It Self-Storage Changes Corporate Headquarters
    U-Store-It Trust has officially moved its headquarters from Cleveland to Wayne, Pa., according to a Tuesday regulatory filing. ...More
    December 17, 2008 Posted in News
  • Boomerang Installs World’s First Fully Automated Self-Storage
    Boomerang Systems Inc., a manufacturer of automated robotic parking garages and self-storage systems, has created and installed the world’s first fully automated self-storage system, in New Kensington, Pa. ...More
    December 17, 2008 Posted in News, Technology
  • Adventures In Storage
    December 17, 2008 Posted in Articles
  • Zoning Approved for Beacon Hill Self-Storage
    The Zoning Board of Adjustment in Marlboro, N.J., gave preliminary and final site plan approval for Beacon Hill Self-Storage. The five-building facility will be located at the corner of Tennent and Greenwood roads in the Morganville section of the community. A use ...More
    December 17, 2008 Posted in News
  • Chalk One up for Guinness Book
    I never thought I'd really see the day that self-storage would become fully automated. It seemed too far-fetched and futuristic. I even had a hard time envisioning it when Chris Mulvihill of Boomerang, engineers of an automated locker retrieval system, tried to explain it ...More
    December 17, 2008 Drew Whitney Posted in Blogs