From package theft to apartment amenities and buy online, pick up in store (BOPIS), we covered loads of topics in our posts last year. If you missed some of the headlines, don’t worry — we put together a quick highlight reel for you. Below are the five most-read articles from 2018.

#1 6 Shocking Stats about Package Theft

The proof is in the numbers — package theft is a colossal problem. As a quick example, nearly one third of people have had a package stolen on their porch. Learn more about so-called “porch pirates” and package theft in this collection of shocking statistics.

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#2 Smiota vs. Parcel Pending vs. Luxer One vs. Others: Which Package Locker System is Your Best Fit?

Still struggling to decide which package locker system is right for your application? Look no further. In this article, we compare the top contenders in the space based on courier usability, pricing, customer support, and more!

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#3 Apartment Amenities You’re Guaranteed to Notice in 2018

To kick off 2018, we put together a list of the apartment amenities that will help multifamily developers and managers get ahead in the amenities race. And if we had to guess, the perks we discuss in this article will continue to rise in popularity in 2019 and beyond.  

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#4 Installing Smart Home Technology in Your Multifamily Building Could Be the Best Decision You Ever Make

Smart home gadgets are becoming increasingly accessible, so renters are seeking out multifamily facilities that include things like smart thermostats and automated package lockers. Start your research into what technology might be a good fit for your units here.

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#5 Play It Cool With Refrigerated Package Lockers

The demand for online grocery shopping and BOPIS options isn’t slowing down any time soon. For food and beverage retailers to keep up with demand, ensuring goods remain fresh through the whole delivery process is an absolute must. The solution? Refrigerated package lockers.

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