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Site Preparation For Your Shipping Container

Preparing a site for a shipping container to be delivered will ensure there are no problems once the container is in place. This planning needs to be careful and thorough. The location where the container will sit needs to be decided based on several factors. One...

Shipping Containers as Office Buildings?

The Case for Conex Containers as Offices The shipping container has revolutionized how cargo is transported, and now because of high transportation costs, importers choose to buy new ones rather than re-using the slightly-used units they already have, creating an...

Help Your Container Last a Lifetime

How to Properly Maintain Your Shipping Container So It Can Last You A Lifetime Shipping containers are naturally built to handle extreme temperatures and conditions like those of the open sea. Although, this does not mean they are indestructible and with time they...

Let’s Compare Sheds and Shipping Containers

Storage Shed vs Shipping ContainerOutdoor storage options vary greatly but two of the most popular and commonly found ones are storage sheds and shipping containers. If you're stuck trying to decide what you need, go ahead and give this a read and it should help you...

Storage Container Maintenance

The Ultimate Tips for Maintaining Your Storage Container Do you own a storage container or are actively looking for shipping containers for sale? Are you finding it difficult to effectively maintain your storage container? This guide will help you learn the ins and...

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Hot Shipping Container businesses for 2019

All States Containers custom containersShipping containers come in many various sizes and are generally rectangular in shape. These containers make it easy for several people to start small scale business without having to drop a lot of money just to rent a shop. There are several businesses which can be do business in shipping containers in 2019, and among them are some of the following:

Coffee Shop: With several business opportunity arising from coffee such as roasting, serving drinks etc., the coffee and tea industry is an ideal starting place for any entrepreneur. Shipping containers are very useful for housing coffee shops because of their easy customization as well as speed to market. Most important, the shipping containers can be moved easily, meaning you can introduce yourself to new markets and cultivate a wide array of customers far easier than from a brick and mortar store.8

Specialty Retail: For those that do not know what this entails, it is a kind of shop which focuses mainly on a very specific product category. The employees are knowledgeable, passionate, and focused on providing a more personalized and in-depth experience when compared to larger stores. Occasionally, these shops will be standing free but they usually appear as part of a larger shopping centre as a booth, kiosk or pop-up. With a container store, you can move closer to where your target audience may be!

All States Containers shipping containersMobile Bar: If you have been to big events such as festivals, concerts, carnivals, parades etc., you’ll likely find one thing common to all of them; a bar. These temporary structures are fantastic for these events that only last a few days, it can all be packed up and moved where you need it! What’s great about these containers is even though they are portable, they’ve super heavy duty and give you a great little safe place to work out of. Shipping containers provide the simple structure that bars need to service various events.

Quick Service Restaurants: Each and every week a restaurant isn’t open, a gross loss of 2% is incurred. Shipping containers allow you to open your new business within a short duration rather than spending months to erect a typical brick and mortar structure. If planned appropriately and built with consideration for safety and codes, everything from a line service QSR to a full-service kitchen can fit in perfectly into a shipping container.

Convenience Store: Convenience stores are there to provide ease and accessibility. The introduction of shipping containers has also added a new line of benefit to these quick-stop-shops. They have light weight, are movable, and can be used to meet the need of customers wherever they may be.

Pop-Up Shop: Making a pop-up shop stand out may be challenging. In most cases, we come across the old aesthetic, accompanied by the same decrepit tent. However, shipping containers give a nice new appearance off and can be customized. The pop-up game will completely change with the use of mobile container shops.

Mobile Showroom: There are some major changes happening in the retail industry and one of them is the introduction of a ‘show room’ concept for brands which are no longer interested in maintaining large inventory. Rather, brands are developing an interactive, concept stores which allow customers to handle popular merchandise. The use of shipping containers makes the mobile showroom business easy while minimizing the running cost.

For more information on storage containers in general, contact All States Containers at 704-802-7700 today.