The Swivel Store is advertised as an organization solution for anyone with a lot of bottles they would to access quickly -- spices, pills, craft supplies, etc. The plastic shelving unit needs no assembly, and it can hold up to 20 bottles. When put to the test, reviewers say, the Swivel Store works pretty well -- with a few qualifications. It needs a space that's at least 11 inches tall and 4 inches wide (about the size of a cereal box); those with smaller cabinets complain that the Swivel Store doesn't fit. Also, it will only accommodate small- to medium-sized bottles, so large or oddly shaped bottles won't fit.
A reporter at WVEC in Norfolk, Va., tries out the Swivel Store and says it works well; however, a reviewer at KVUE in Austin, Tex., complains that it doesn't fit into short cabinets or accommodate large bottles. Reviewers on Amazon.com have mixed reviews. Those who have tall cabinets and try to store smaller containers give the Swivel Store positive remarks; those with small cabinets and bulky bottles say it doesn't work. Reviewers on Walmart.com echo these comments.
1. WVEC (Norfolk, Va.)
Reporter Sandra Parker tests the Swivel Store with a viewer. They say it is simple to use; the shelves slide out easily and feel very sturdy, and they like how neatly all of their spice containers are displayed. For the product to work properly, the two note that containers should be evenly distributed to avoid it tipping over.
Review: Does it Work? Swivel Store, Sandra Parker, Aug. 23, 2011
2. KVUE (Austin, Tex.)
Reporter Quita Culpepper tries the Swivel Store in her home and is frustrated that it doesn't fit in her kitchen cabinets. Placed on an open shelf, Culpepper finds that it does slide and swivel, allowing her to easily locate the spices she's looking for. When asked to give it a thumbs up or down, Culpepper gives the Swivel Store a thumb "in the middle," saying it does work, but only in cabinets that are tall enough and only with bottles that are the right size.
Review: Does It Work? The Swivel Store, Quita Culpepper, Updated Sept. 15, 2011
3. WXIA (Acworth, Ga.)
Karyn Greer tests the Swivel Store at the home of a local viewer. The kitchen cabinet is tall enough to accommodate the Swivel Store, but some taller and wider bottles don't fit. Once inside the cabinet, the Swivel Store easily slides and swivels, making finding her spices a snap. The homeowner gives the Swivel Store two thumbs up.
Review: Try It Review: Swivel Store spice rack, Karyn Greer, Sept. 7, 2011
Over 50 customers review the Swivel Store on Amazon.com, and their reviews are mixed. Satisfied customers find it a simple solution to keeping their spices organized. Unhappy owners say the Swivel Store only fits inside tall cabinets and that larger bottles don't fit on the shelves. A few also comment that they find the plastic to be a bit flimsy.
Review: Swivel Store Organizer Storage System, Contributors to Amazon.com
Almost 30 customers review the Swivel Store on Walmart.com, and the majority of them say they would recommend the product. Positive and negative reviews mirror those found at other sources.
Review: As Seen on TV Swivel Store Organizer, Contributors to Walmart.com