Ideas for Using Stackable Bins & Small Storage Containers

Similar to other kinds of storage bins and containers, stackable bins are versatile, durable and work well as both storage and display fixtures. Similarly, just like other styles of storage bins, you can find them in different sizes and shapes. Stacking bins won’t crack, peel or break. They can be small; thus, don’t need the self-space of larger bins, and they allow you to make the most out of your display space by putting them vertically rather than horizontally.

However, stackable bins and containers have an extra added benefit: These items can be stacked on top of the other containers! This helps you make the most out of the space you have – regardless of how much space it is – and even create convenient and attractive way to display merchandise to customers. Stackable storage bins and containers are affordable and useful, for small spaces and make a perfect addition to your storage needs. They come in various types, sizes and colors. So, whatever your business, when you are planning your displays, consider using these stackable containers. It will be one of the greatest investments your business ever makes.

If you are interested in using storage bins and/or containers with lids but are not really sure how to use them, consider the ideas below. One of these ideas will certainly help you get started using these plastic storage bins for whatever needs you have.

Use Stacking Bins to Display Small Items & Accessories: Small items such as lighters, eyeglass repair kits, manicure sets or miniature sewing kits, and travel sized hygiene items fit perfectly in stackable bins and are the best merchandise choices for floor rack displays and countertop displays in convenience stores, grocery stores and gas stations.

Use Stackable Plastic Bins to Display Novelty Toys: Small novelty toys, and other children’s toys such as yo-yos, bouncy balls, figurines and plush stuffed animals, work well in these containers. Undeniably, children are mostly “hands on” when it gets to toys, so for safety reasons, you should use stacking bins on low countertops so that children can easily access their toys.

Use Stackable Plastic Storage Bins for Retail Business: Every retail business can benefit from adding mini stackable bins into their displays, but you may find that if you are in one of the businesses below, they will solve most of your display concerns.

Hardware Stores: Stackable bins are great for some of the small items hardware stores sell. Hinges, screws, seed packets, nails, hooks, battery, small tools, and many other small items can be efficiently and neatly stored in these bins. In fact, if you walk into your local Home Depot or Ace Hardware store, you will notice that they use stacking bins for to hold and display their hardware. Clear stacking bins are also very useful in all types of stores so customers can easily look & determine if the product they want is there.

Office Supply Stores: Offices supply stores, such as Office Depot, have lots of small items that might make shelves cluttered and even get lost or damaged if they are not put into a storage bin. Stacking bins are perfect for these items. Packets of post-it notes, pens or pencils, highlighters, small boxes of paperclips, jump drives, staples or rubber bands – any of these can fit into one of the stackable containers. Few individuals can resist a new pen or a nice sticky-pad staring them in the face as they are paying at the checkout counter.