When most people hear the word retail space, they immediately think of cramped quarters of the store in the mall or the sprawling aisles of the big box stores. But there are many more types of retail than just those, and just as many different needs for space. The truth is that retail operations need space for much more than just displaying product, but that display space is where the sales are generated. Storage containers are a great option for many types of retailers- whether they’re looking to improve their space usage outside of their sales floor or looking for an innovative way to set up shop.
Pop-Up Store Fronts
Sometimes a storefront is not a possibility, whether it’s because of the investment involved or because of location. Do you want to try your product in a new city? How about setting up shop at the marina but only during prime boating season? Storage containers can be customized and outfitted to serve as a storefront in any situation. They can be set up in areas that have seasonal or periodic use, like at sporting events or festivals or in parks during the summer. Because they’re not permanent they can be a great way to try new areas or ventures.
Extra Storage Space
Almost every retail operation will tell you that they could definitely use more space if they had it. This is especially true around major holidays or sales when stores need to have lots of extra product on hand. Modular containers offer a great, worry-free place to store all this extra stuff. They offer flexibility because you can buy or rent to suit your needs. Because they’re mobile, they can come to you, often sitting in your parking lot. These units offer protection from the weather and they are totally secure, so you can have peace of mind that your stock is safe.
Multi-Use Space During Renovation
Whether you’re doing some much-needed renovation and revamping or cleaning up after a natural disaster, construction usually spells a shut down to some or all of your business. This doesn’t have to be the case, however. Storage containers can be linked together in very many ways to replace your office, backroom, and even showroom floor. With the right storage container, you could temporarily move your entire operation out of the original building while it is being repaired.
Contact Allied Trailers Today for Your Storage Container Solutions
Allied Trailers is a leading provider of space solutions for the construction, education, energy, industrial, commercial/retail, healthcare, and government markets. With operations on the East Coast of the United States, and serving more than 50,000 customers, Allied Trailers operates a fleet of nearly 10,000 modular space and secure storage units that are leased through a network of 8 branch locations along the East Coast of North America. Check out our Locations page for contact information, and follow us on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Youtube, and our don’t forget to check out our blog.