How to Store Retail Stock More Efficiently

stock labelling

As retailers continue to reap in the benefits of the boom in online purchases during the lockdown, various products are rapidly growing in demand. From baking ingredients to home accessories, this stock needs to be stored efficiently in order to create a seamless journey for customers.

Here at Space4U many of our customers use our storage facility as a warehouse for their online business. If you are looking to do something similar, here are our top tips on how to store your retail stock more effectively.

Label and organise your stock

Labelling is one of the most important methods to … Read more

How to grow your eBay business

how to grow your ebay business

Today, starting and growing your own small business is easier than ever thanks to platforms like eBay. Whether you just want a small project on the side or have big business ambitions, eBay can be a great way to show off some entrepreneurship and make a bit of money all on your own. Anyone can set up an account and buy or sell on eBay, whether it’s second-hand items from around the home or reselling wholesale items as an independent online retailer. Of course, however small you are at the moment, there’s a good chance you’re interested in making sure … Read more

Step-by-step guide on how to archive documents like a pro

A guide on how to archive documents properly

There aren’t many people who can claim to like admin and we suspect there are even fewer who can claim to like archiving. In fact, we dislike it so much that most of us aren’t even sure how to archive documents properly. Running a business is busy work and certain things just aren’t at the top of the to-do list. Of course, even when there are a few hours to spare, most of us will still find something (anything) to do if it means putting off that huge archiving job for a little bit longer.

Unfortunately, archiving is an inescapable … Read more

The best way to organise a stockroom

The best way to organise a stockroom

The stockroom is the essential driving force of any retail business, whether it’s the machine that drives your shop front or the hub of your ecommerce operations. Without your merchandise, you wouldn’t have a business and the same goes for your stockroom. Unfortunately, it can also be easy to mismanage and many aren’t sure how to organise a stockroom.

With merchandise coming and going all the time plus various people with different management methods using the stockroom, it can quickly get out of hand. Without the right system in place, you may find yourself bursting at the seams with too … Read more

How to set up a new office: The complete checklist

How to set up a new office: The complete checklist

Sure, moving house is tough, but what about moving offices? As you might expect, setting up a new office can be even more stressful than setting up a new home. There are a lot more things you are legally obliged to think about, such as the health and safety of your employees. As well as style, you’ll need to think about the practical personal and business consequences of your new office set up. Whether you’re finally taking that big step and moving out of your home office and into your first ever rented office space or you’re just thinking about … Read more

Business Storage: Warehousing vs. Storage Units

Our business storage solutions have loads of advantages over traditional warehousing and office space

Whether you’re a one-man start-up or a small but rapidly growing business, many struggle to find the right place to grow their business without sending costs skyrocketing. Fortunately, there are more options out there than pricey long-term contracts. Maybe you need new warehousing for your increasing stock levels or you just need to get out of the home office and into something more official, business storage could be the perfect solution.

Types of Business Storage

Business storage is a general term for a huge variety of business solutions that storage units offer. The range of sizes alone mean storage units … Read more