5 Items That Need Special Packaging Considerations In The Summer

Summer’s just around the corner. In fact, it begins on June 21 in the UK, officially, according to the Met Office. That means warmer temperatures, longer days and holidays. However, for businesses that ship products to customers, summer presents a unique set of challenges, and it’s not just perishable goods, like items of food, that companies need to worry about. …

How Drones Will Impact The Packaging Industry

It wasn’t that long ago that drones were the preserve of the military and dystopian science fiction movies. But today, drones are everywhere, impacting our daily lives on an increasingly regular and innovative basis. Some of the reasons for this mainstream adoption in the consumer market include more competitive drone pricing, smaller sizes and more widespread availability. Whether it’s a …

How to Make Returns Easier for Your Customers

Consumers today are more informed, more connected and more fastidious than they’ve ever been. It’s a reality that affords both benefits and challenges for modern businesses. On one hand, you’ve got customers who put a lot of thought, effort and consideration into their purchases, which means they are engaged throughout the process and, as a result, more likely to complete …

What is E-Commerce? [E-Commerce Guide Series]

What is E-Commerce? Definition of E-Commerce E-Commerce – noun – commercial transactions conducted electronically on the internet. E-commerce Definition: E-Commerce (Also written as ecommerce, e commerce & electronic commerce) is the activity of buying or selling of any products and/or services online or over the internet. Electronic commerce draws on technologies such as mobile commerce, electronic funds transfer, supply chain management, …

Expert’s Tips on Remaining Competitive Vs. E-Commerce Giants

e-Commerce and brick-and-mortar stores are constantly fighting for consumers’ attention. While most sales are still taking place in stores (Around 94% of all sales). e-Commerce is expected to increase annually by 17% reaching at total of around $414 billion by 2018. With basically all businesses going online, it’s hard for small businesses to compete against giants like Amazon and eBay. …

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Complete Beginner’s Guide to Selling on eBay

If you have any unwanted items lying around the house or crammed in your attic, you might be surprised to find out they can be resold on eBay and turned into a handsome profit. eBay’s reputation precedes it – the e-commerce mammoth has more than two decades of experience in the field, enabling people from over 30 countries to sell and buy goods online. If you’ve been toying with the idea of selling things you already own or thrifted items on eBay, you must read this ultimate beginner’s guide to selling on eBay before making your first listing.

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Why You Should Be Selling With Amazon

Amazon is the largest e-commerce store in the world and doesn’t look to be stopped any time soon. Almost every major manufacturer sells on Amazon and with good reason. Amazon sees around 184 million average monthly users on their site. Meaning your products are already reaching hundreds of millions of people more than they ever would be. If you want …

The Science Behind Superb Packaging (Infographic)

Packaging is a huge part of any product. Packaging ultimately serves two main jobs – it’s first job is to effectively market the product being sold and it’s second is to efficiently contain the product inside. The first impression of any product on a consumer is the packaging, they’re likely to base their expectation of the product on the appearance …