Changes in season always bring the challenge of seasonal stock storage needs and for the smaller retailer having flexible storage solutions are essential as they need to consider the impacts of having an increased amount of stock in their hold.
While you may be able to get family or friends to let you make use of their spare rooms or garages for a short time, they will probably be using the space to store things of their own, particularly at Christmas time. There’s also the concern of the actual conditions that you will be putting your stock into and what impact or damage might occur,
This is why more and more of smaller businesses are heading towards using
Rental fees will still need to be paid, yes, but nothing near the amount that renting commercial premises would do and there wouldn’t be any additional cost for lighting, water or heating, you can come and go and get stock and re-stock whenever you need to. Then, once you don’t have as much stock you can either scale down the size of the unit you are renting or cancel your storage