Many booksellers choose self-storage containers to hold the stock they buy and sell because it’s a safe, dry, secure environment. It’s a myth that containers are damp or attract condensation — as long as nothing damp goes into them, nothing damp will come out! There’s more about damp and condensation here . An added bonus is that there’s enough room inside many containers for customers to browse what’s on offer. And with street-level access 24 hours a day there’s also opening hours flexibility. More about container self-storage for traders here.