The Importance of Storage in Retail

After a rocky year for the industry, retail businesses have finally started to reopen, many of which have received an overwhelming amount of support from the general public. Now things are starting to return to some kind of normal, it’s more important than ever for those in retail to ensure they are ready for what’s in store and that they can cope with demand.

Storage in retail is a necessity. Employees rely on these areas to keep stock organised and easily accessible, and with a bigger influx of customers as many stores have reopened, it’s crucial that businesses can cope with demand, with quality storage equipment to do its job effectively.

How is storage in retail important?

Keep your processes efficient 

Effective storage solutions in retail can have a big impact on the efficiency of your daily processes, keeping stock out of the way in an organised manner, and helping systems remain in place for stock replenishment or reordering. Overcrowded and cluttered areas can make jobs harder and reduce productivity levels in staff. 

Create more space

For more storage space, it’s not always feasible or practical to find an additional storage unit and it’s impossible to create a new space from thin air. Having clever storage space can help you to make the most of the space you do have, utilising it to its full potential whilst still keeping organised. Here at Craven, we offer bespoke storage solutions and work closely with businesses to cater for their specific needs. Find out more by getting in touch.

Maintain health and safety 

Having the right storage solutions can prevent your storage spaces from becoming dangerous and can instead optimise your health and safety levels. Instead of piling stock on top of stock, the right storage equipment will help to organise your supplies on shelves, helping you to stay on top of things and create safer working and shopping environments.

Find the right equipment for you 

The industries we support span far and wide and for decades, we’ve been supplying our innovative, high-quality storage and shelving solutions to many businesses across the country. In fact, the retail sector is one of our key areas of success. Our solutions, as well as POS products, are used in many organisations working in the retail sector, including some well-known brands you will have heard of yourselves, such as Tesco, Prezzo, McDonald’s and Costa Coffee to name but a few!

We know just how important it is to get your storage just right, which is why here at Craven, we put all our skills and experience into creating solutions that work for you.

For storage in retail, choose Craven

Our UK manufacturing facility enables us to create innovative, high-quality point of sale, shelving, storage and display products for the retail sector. We regularly invest in new technologies to ensure we remain at the forefront of our industry and can provide our customers with the very best shelving and storage solutions.

For more information about our retail solutions, or you have a question about a product or our services, get in touch with the team today on 01423 796 200 or email us at

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