Saving Money As A Retail Business
28 Aug 2017

How To Save Money As A Retail Business

One of the biggest costs of running a retail business is space. Retail space is not cheap. The cost of the space itself, plus the accompanying bills, quickly add up, and you can find yourself struggling to stay afloat in a space that is rapidly eating up a lot of…

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Self Storage And Growing Your Business
10 Aug 2017

Many people are turning to entrepreneurship and small businesses in the 21st century as a way to add additional income to their main source, or as an attempt to transition away from the corporate world…

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15 Jan 2016

It might not seem immediately obvious, but how you utilize your office space can have a direct and observable impact on your business’ revenue. Make sure that you are maximizing your office space and keep everything on site you really need to run and grow your business – this may really save you money. And as for what you don’t need readily on-hand, there are a variety of storage options to suit all your needs. Here are five ways that renting storage space can help your business’ revenue and cut costs. Remove the clutter. Most offices are filled with an array of desks, cabinets and paperwork supplies that are just not needed. Anything that doesn’t need to be on site:…

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11 Jan 2016

Most of us haven’t attained the cushy corner office yet, complete with sitting area, bar and L-shaped executive desk so we have to make do with less space. This means that the decisions we make with what we do have need to be a bit more strategized and well executed. If you are planning on setting up a small office space, here are five tips to consider that will help you get a lot out of a little. Reduce your reliance on paper. Any office, but especially a smaller one, will become more agile the less it relies on paper. Going digital will reduce the need for bulky office furniture such as filing cabinets, which will take up the majority…

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18 Jun 2015

There are certain documents that we need to keep safe at all times. From wills to property deeds to life insurance policies to immunization records and other important forms, it is imperative these documents remain safe during a move. Some of these documents are irreplaceable and it would a shame to lose them, while others are essential to your and your family’s overall well being. If you’re unsure how to keep sensitive documents safe while moving here are some important tips: Make replicas. Before you move, make copies of all your valuable documents. Besides paper copies, scan everything and save a version to your computer. When it comes to sensitive documents you can never have too many copies. If you…

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12 Mar 2015

At Jiffy Storage, we try to be paperless where possible. We use file-sharing, online banking, cloud storage, and more. Still, like most companies, we still end up with a mountain of paperwork every single year! Paper is simply just another cost of doing business. Every small business we know has a mountain of paper that they don’t have space to store, can’t afford to throw out, and have no time to digitize. Luckily, storage solutions can help with that! Climate-Control and Document Maintenance It would be great if every office was reliably heated, air conditioned, and humidity-controlled. Sadly, that is nowhere near the case in Toronto. The hot, sticky weather of summer has a tendency to wreck paper documents, encouraging…

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10 Jan 2014

After several years as a professional window cleaner, Mark Strange and his wife Leonor decided they would give retail store ownership a try. Of course the perfect choice of product to sell would be window cleaning supplies as well as other related cleaning products. Mark began doing research on store locations and involved costs back around the fall of 2012. That’s when he first spotted the newly renovated store units in the front end of Jiffy Storage Plaza on Wilson Ave. After finally making the decision to move forward with the retail store in Toronto, Mark and Leonor began renting a retail unit in July of 2013 and eagerly began renovations. By late August they had both their Toronto retail…

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15 Sep 2013

It was really one of the best years ever for TIFF. So many stars came up to Toronto to be part of the festival. But behind the scenes are networks of support staff, workers, film producers, directors, script writers – anyone and everyone – in and outside of Toronto, working to make the deals for these new movies and passing “hush, hush” secret scripts for next year’s and years’ following. All of these things happen while all the public’s events are happening. Our Toronto TIFF Film Festival has become so big that it is one of the World’s Top 3 Events for promoting films. At Jiffy Self Storage we are very proud of the boost that TIFF gives to the…

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7 Sep 2013

New budget Office/Workspaces available. Everything you need to run your office/workspace at low monthly cost. Why pay more when you can get it for less? CALL 1-866-821-8364 for details. You can depend on Jiffy Workspaces: Rent a Jiffy Workspace for as short or long as necessary. Reserve the most economical workspace size. Our co-ordinated solution saves you money. Contact us now…before they’re all gone! CALL 1-866-821-8364 for details. Affordable monthly rent No long term leases. Perfect for seasonal work, or entrepreneur trying out new business. Internet access available. Air conditioning and heating. Immediate visitor parking. Additional storage on site. Shipping/receiving Area. Roll up garage doors and standard doors. Workspaces of varying sizes and layouts. All-day breakfast, hardware. movers, Jiffy Storage…

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15 Jul 2013

Jiffy Self Storage is so much more than a place people can keep their valuables. The business is also a useful tool for small-business owners in the Toronto area.Any small business can benefit from streamlining…

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8 Jul 2013

While many small business might think they are at it alone when it comes to improving the efficiency of their business, resources are available to help. Whether you have items cluttering up a workspace or important…

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2 Jul 2013

In today's world of mobile devices and social media, small businesses are increasingly reducing the amount of paper in their offices. This can not only make an office space look cleaner but it can improve…

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24 Jun 2013

Good customer service can help a small business get off its feet, while poor customer service can snuff it out like a candle.Small businesses need to set themselves apart from larger businesses by the way…

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21 Jun 2013

Any small business should be looking high and low for ways to improve customer service. This should be an area where small businesses make their mark and set themselves apart from larger businesses. One way to…

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19 Jun 2013

As it is now six months into the year, every small-business owner should take a step back and assess their progress in the first half of the year. Crunching the numbers and seeing how you…

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17 Jun 2013

Implementing a video marketing campaign will likely lead to more customers, sales, referrals, social media followers and overall interest.According to a recent report from The Toronto Star, promoting a small business through YouTube can have…

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14 Jun 2013

Mobile marketing has been increasing in popularity since the rise of the smartphone.Any small business can benefit from implementing a mobile market campaign. This can be particularly beneficial because it allows a business to be…

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10 Jun 2013

When operating a small business, there is little room for waste. All employees need to be running on all cylinders, and there is no room for useless spending. With that being said, small-business owners will…

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7 Jun 2013

Any small business could benefit from a target market analysis. A target market analysis does a number of things to help a small business. First, it will tell you everything about who is buying your product.…

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