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  • Unique Self-Storage Project Donates All Profit to Charity
    United Storage Norwalk of Connecticut will open its doors this month as part of a new altruistic real estate development, all of the profit from which will be donated to Norwalk-area charities. ...More
    June 10, 2009 Posted in News
  • ISS Expo Attendees Get Discount on Post Guard Products
    A new bollard cover that can help self-storage operators increase revenue will be unveiled Oct. 7 and 8 at the Inside Self-Storage World Expo in Washington, D.C. What’s better is it’s available at a discount to attendees who visit booth No. 135 during the show. ...More
    June 10, 2009 Posted in News
  • Fiat, Chrysler Strike a Deal
    A merger between Italian automaker Fiat and Chrysler LLC, which filed for bankruptcy protection April 30, became official Wednesday. The alliance, brokered by the U.S. government and approved by the Supreme Court, gives Fiat a 20 percent stake in the new company, Chrysler ...More
    June 10, 2009 Posted in News
  • 'Scareware' Pressures Internet Users Into Buying Worthless Anti-Virus Software
    Internet scammers have a new intrusive weapon to scare people into forking over money. It's called scareware, and it's poppping up all over the Internet. The deceptive promotions are designed to panic Internet users into thinking they need to fork over $30 to $80 for ...More
    June 10, 2009 Posted in News
  • Private Surveys: Some Industries Hiring Now
    Several private surveys show there are signs of stabilization in the job market. A survey by the Society for Human Resource Management shows about a quarter of manufacturing companies and 40 percent of service-sector employees will hire employees in June. ...More
    June 9, 2009 Posted in News
  • Merchant Groups Seek Joint Effort for Data Security
    Several trade associations, including the National Association of Convenience Stores and the National Retail Federation, are urging the Payment Card Industry (PCI) Security Standards Council to take the lead in developing a collaborative approach with merchants in defining ...More
    June 9, 2009 Posted in News
  • Great Lakes Self Storage Expo Sees Surprising Jump in Attendance
    The Great Lakes Self Storage Expo, which took place last week in Lisle, Ill., saw an unexpected increase in attendance over last year’s event, in spite of (or perhaps in light of) a depressed economy. ...More
    June 9, 2009 Posted in News, Legal Issues
  • Isle of Wight Self-Storage Facility Changes Hands
    Robert Hampson has purchased InnerSpaces Self Storage at Readers Business Park in Cowes, Isle of Wight, United Kingdom. ...More
    June 9, 2009 Posted in News
  • Bozeman Self Storage Lease Contributes to Public Education
    Bozeman Self Storage in Montana is signing a 33-year land lease with the state and, in so doing, is supporting public education for grades K through 12. ...More
    June 9, 2009 Posted in News
  • MediaBollards
    Encore Commercial Products Inc. has introduced a new marketing tool for self-storage properties: MediaBollards, which convert bollards into instant billboards by using a specially designed flat front panel. ...More
    June 9, 2009 Posted in News