StorageTreasures/StorageBattles Signs Exclusive National Agreement with Pop-A-Lock
Thursday, April 3, 2014
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Signs Exclusive National Agreement with Pop-A-Lock
Will eliminate the inconvenience and liability
of cutting locks and taking photos of storage auction units
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. -
April 1, 2014 - Auctions of abandoned self-storage units made famous through
reality television shows such as Storage Wars, Auction Hunters and Storage
Hunters are moving to a new battleground - online.
Battles, North America's largest and fastest growing online self-storage
auction company, has partnered with Pop-A-Lock to offer customers lock cutting,
photo taking and inventory services. The exclusive agreement with the nation's
largest locksmith network will streamline services for Storage
Treasures/Storage Battles managers and their customers.
"This added service
will bring convenience and a time-saving option to self-storage facility
managers who no longer desire to cut their own locks, take pictures and
inventory their storage units in preparation for sale," said James Grant,
CEO of StorageTreasures/StorageBattles. "This will also reduce their
liability, as an insured third party will be performing this duty while being
observed and witnessed by the facility manager."
"Pop-A-Lock is the
preferred provider to numerous corporate strategic partners. Our large
footprint, prompt response, latest technology, and top quality make us the
first choice for security. We look forward to working with Storage Treasures
and their innovative, industry leading marketing and methodology." said
Don Marks, CEO of Pop-A-Lock.
has more than 4,000 self-storage facilities that have signed up to hold online
auctions on its website-- from large publicly traded companies to independent
operators. With a database of 800,000 registered buyers nationwide,
StorageTreasures/StorageBattles averages more than 4,000 online auctions a
month and expects to double that in 2014. With the national Self-Storage
Association estimating there are 2 million auctions a year, the potential for
growth in the online auction market is phenomenal.
Battles is a free, social site to find live on-site storage auctions at any self-storage
facility across the United States and Canada. Members also can bid on storage
units online from participating facilities. StorageTreasures/Storage Battles
the way in which the contents of self-storage units are marketed and publicly
auctioned after the lessee has failed to pay rent. The site fills the gap between the
operational systems that the industry currently utilizes and the public buyer
who may be interested in the contents of a unit that is going to auction. The
tools StorageTreasures/Storage Battles provides allows the storage industry not
only to comply with, but also to exceed the intent of state laws governing the
self-storage industry, protecting tenants and bidders alike. For more
information please visit http://www.storagetreasures.com and http://www.storagebattles.com.
Pop-A-Lock is the country's largest group of locksmiths, providing 24-hour
locksmith service across
the country. As a result of years of dedication to pride in service and
customer satisfaction, we have developed a reputation for fulfilling customer
needs quickly and professionally. Today, Pop-A-Lock is home to the nation's
most trusted locksmiths. For more information please visit http://www.popalock.com.