Published: 01 May 2011
Last reviewed: 11 Aug 2020

In this issue:

  • European Computer Statistics
    • To coincide with the Safer Internet Day on the 8th of February, 2011 Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Union, presented a selection of statistics concerning Internet security.
  • Is “Mobile Search” changing the way customers find self storage?
  • Small Business Act update
    • Europe’s economy and 2020 strategy rely heavily on Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (SMEs) achieving their potential.
  • FEDESSA Profile – Kimmo Vesander
    • Kimmo Vesander Kimmo Vesander (49) is the manager of the Finnish self storage company Omavarasto Oy. And, he is a founding member and the current President of the Finnish Self Storage Association “Itsepalveluvarastot ry”, a position which he now holds for a second time. Kimmo is also the FEDESSA Council Representative on behalf of Itsepalveluvarastot ry.
  • Company Feature:
    • BOX Noliktavas, Latvia
      • The spread of self storage services in some East European countries might be at a relatively slow pace, but some operators have been quick to make sure that they have an early foothold; ready for when the industry really takes off. One such operator is BOX Noliktavas in Latvia, which already has three facilities up and running, all within Riga, the capital of Latvia.
      • Kennards Self Storage
        • Australia’s largest self storage company is gearing up for growth. It loads up its development pipeline and the Australian Self Storage Industry helps out following the recent devastating floods and cyclones
  • USA Feature: 
    • Lien sales goes crazy
  • Marketing Feature:
    • Have you reviewed your sales plans for 2011?
      • As the economic challenges for many businesses continue, it’s crucial that you take time to think about your sales strategy so that you are able to maximise profits. Creating an effective sales and marketing plan is vital to the success of your business.
  • Country Feature: 
    • Self Storage in Finland