Trends

Print, paper and packaging deals pass £6bn in Q1 2017
Corrugated, Retail, Trends

Print, paper and packaging deals pass £6bn in Q1 2017

The global print, paper and packaging sectors have recorded over £6bn worth of deals in Q1 2017, according to Deloitte. The financial consultancy also said the last twelve months average deal size increased by over 17% to £89m. Private equity accounted for 40% of reported deals, and appetite for the sector (particularly packaging) from financial […]

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 […]

5 Shipping Trends for Small Ecommerce Businesses To Watch
Corrugated, Trends

5 Shipping Trends for Small Ecommerce Businesses To Watch

Shipping is the final (and arguably most important) frontier when it comes to satisfying customers. Big box retailers have made shipping a priority by routinely examining and revamping their fulfillment methods, resulting in solutions like Amazon Prime, Walmart’s two-day shipping subscription and eBay’s Fast ‘N Free initiative. Keeping an eye on trends and adopting new, […]

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, […]

PAPERBOARD PACKAGING TRENDS FOR 2017 – USA
Corrugated, CPG, Trends

PAPERBOARD PACKAGING TRENDS FOR 2017 – USA

The paper converting industry is facing critical challenges as the year 2017 is approaching. The trends we identified last year evolved and continued to draw attention from converters worldwide. Paperboard packaging trends in 2017 affect mature markets and developing nations at different levels. However, they share common traits that predict sustained growth in their folding carton industries. For […]

Spotlight on Corrugated | Packaging in 2017
Corrugated, CPG, News, Trends

Spotlight on Corrugated | Packaging in 2017

Simon Creasey reports on how the corrugated sector is likely to perform in 2017 and what challenges are on the horizon To the uninitiated corrugated doesn’t seem like the sexiest packaging sector. However, if you scratch beneath the surface you will find a hotbed of innovation and a sector that’s enjoying steady growth. Globally the […]

Coated paper market to rise by more than 4.2% CAGR by 2024
Corrugated, Trends

Coated paper market to rise by more than 4.2% CAGR by 2024

According to a new research report by Global Market Insights, the coated paper market size is forecast to cross US$57 billion by 2024. Increasing popularity of online trade and e-commerce with trending demand for door step delivery of commodities may drive the global coated paper market across retail packaging. With decreasing domestic slack time, owing […]

Packaging Outlook 2017
Corrugated, News, Trends

Packaging Outlook 2017

Folding Carton Packaging In 2015, the last year for which complete figures are available, the North American industry shipped 4.94 million tons of paperboard packaging with an average value per ton of $1,765, according to the Paperboard Packaging Council (PPC). This is down from the 5.03 million tons shipped in 2014. The good news is […]

Top innovations in packaging
Designers, Retail, Trends

Top innovations in packaging

Developing a better package to answer the call for easier, greener and more innovative. It’s not enough today for packaging to merely contain the product inside. Consumers are asking that packaging do so much more: It must excite, inform, create an experience and even save the planet. Enhancing the user experience Pre-mixed single-serve cocktails are […]