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Cost cutting for CPG companies may be a mistake
CPG, Trends

Cost cutting for CPG companies may be a mistake

CPG firms that view cost cutting as the only strategic choice for profit growth may be making a mistake. The changes roiling the consumer packaged goods (CPG) industry are significant enough that companies will have to reexamine fundamental tenets that have in the past served them well. Consider CPG revenue opportunities. Historically, population growth and […]

6 Trends Shaping the Consumer Packaged Goods & Retail Industry
CPG, Trends

6 Trends Shaping the Consumer Packaged Goods & Retail Industry

Competition between brick-and-mortar retailers and online companies seems to be as robust as ever.  Looking forward to 2017, here are six trends shaping the Consumer Packaged Goods & Retail Industry: The Wired Consumer:  The era of the connected consumer is in full swing.  With the ability to access product data and go shopping with the swipe of […]

Corrugated Trends in Online Packaging
Corrugated, CPG

Corrugated Trends in Online Packaging

The role of packaging for products ordered online is very different to its use in store. Tony Corbin looks at how designers and brands are adapting to the unique demands of that sector. It has almost become a Christmas tradition for the tabloids to run stories along the lines of a member of the public […]

Coated paper market to reach US$57B by 2024 : report
CPG, News, Trends

Coated paper market to reach US$57B by 2024 : report

A recent report from Global Market Insights estimates the coated paper market share will witness gains by CAGR of 4.2 per cent, valuing more than US$57 billion by the end of 2024. The research report believes the increasing popularity of online trade and e-commerce with trending demand for doorstep delivery of commodities may drive the […]

How e-commerce is changing the packaging landscape
CPG, Trends

How e-commerce is changing the packaging landscape

With e-commerce sales of grocery products predicted to grow to $18 billion by year-end 2018, CPGs struggle to understand its impact on traditional packaging supply chains. InternetLiveStats.com estimates that 46% of the world’s population will be connected to the Internet via computer or mobile device—a tenfold increase since 1999. In this rapidly expanding digital world, […]

Why Corrugated Paper?
Corrugated, CPG

Why Corrugated Paper?

Corrugated. It’s not just a brown box. Corrugated is a complete, high-performance material design, manufacturing and delivery system. Corrugated is the preferred packaging material because it is: Durable Versatile Lightweight with a high strength-to-weight ratio Sustainable Environmentally Responsible Made from a Renewable Resource Customizable Protective Graphically Appealing Cost-Effective So what is it? A High-Tech Engineered […]

The environmental impact of packaging
Corrugated, CPG

The environmental impact of packaging

Choice of packaging type is made on the basis of a series of trade-offs between many factors, particularly between the amount of packaging and likely product wastage. Manufacturers of goods look for a balance between: protecting their goods (the cost of damaged goods or the danger from spoilt foods is far worse for the environment […]