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Smurfit Kappa’s Gérard van den Boogaard discusses the mind-boggling array of variables presented by e-commerce, overturning almost all of the suppositions that have served logistics and tertiary packaging well until now. Read more

The most important global competition promoting sustainable packaging innovation is open for submissions. A short introduction to the biggest Sustainability Awards to date. Read more

Our writers share their predictions for the trends that will define the coming year in food and drink packaging. Read more

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Rieke made a significant statement for the e-commerce channel in Q4 2018 with the launch of a new portfolio of non-leak trigger and pump dispenser solutions. Tim Sykes visited the company’s Leicester, UK, R&D centre to find out what is driving Rieke’ Read more

As Black Friday merges into Cyber Monday we focus on Amazon's and Procter and Gamble's Tide brand's efforts to optimise packaging functionality and minimise waste for the e-commerce channel Read more

P&G has introduced a new bag-in-box for North American e-commerce channels to ship Liquid Tide laundry detergent with greatly increased efficiency. Tim Sykes spoke to some of the creators of the new format. Read more

Amazon’s Frustration-Free Packaging vendor incentive program has landed in Europe. Tim Sykes spoke with Dr Kim Houchens, Amazon’s director, Customer Packaging Experience, to discuss the aims and far-reaching implications of this initiative. Read more

Revealing the winners of the prestigious Awards for Packaging Innovation! Packaging Europe’s Tim Sykes, a member of the global judging panel that assembled in Houston to scrutinise the entries, looks back on the competition and its deserving winners Read more

Garçon Wines, inventor of the 750ml slimline wine bottle,  is launching a pink bottle made from 100% recycled PET which is made in the UK and is fully recyclable after. Read more

Eric Schultz, VP, Business Development, SGK explains how connected experience design is changing the packaging landscape and how it can enhance your packaging strategy. Read more

Mark Hewitt, Group Managing Director, Europe, SGK, explores how a pack can be connected across the entire consumer journey beyond the shop shelf. Read more

Rieke and Amazon have partnered to develop the first leak-free sprayer to enhance customers' satisfaction and have frustration-free Packaging Read more

Gary Flynn, Managing Director at packaging design specialist, Equator Design, gives Libby White a detailed overview of the latest design trends. Read more

'One by one, the brands all said the same thing: e-commerce has changed how retailers and grocers are behaving. Suddenly, instead of just asking for cost reductions, they are asking for help.' The Digital Nomad discusses the Amazon effect. Read more

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As the world anticipates the football World Cup in Russia, brand owners prepare to monetise consumer engagement. We survey packaging from five continents, some examples more sophisticated than others, inspired by the festival of football. Read more

Jabil Packaging Solutions, a division of Jabil, has announced it has joined the Amazon Dash Replenishment Service Solution Providers program. Read more

We've all heard of the Internet of Things, along with the smart TVs, smart fridges and smart phones that make it up. But what about the boxes all these shiny gadgets arrive in? That’s just cardboard right, quite separate to the cool future-tech? Read more

Ronald deVlam, brand leader, sgsco Design, urges brands to take notice of a changing world. Read more

Retailer brands and private label products have enjoyed impressive growth in recent years. Elisabeth Skoda speaks to the Private Label Manufacturers Association’s (PLMA) president Brian Sharoff. Read more

Libby White talked to five of the top creative agencies about the key drivers in packaging design at the moment. Designers from Anthem, Biles Hendry, Parker Williams, Marks Group and Equator Design share their observations. Read more

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