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 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. 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. 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 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. 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. more

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

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

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


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. more

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

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

Isabel Rocher of DS Smith (and formerly Amazon) shares with Tim Sykes her insights into the still fluid omnichannel landscape, and the challenges, solutions and ultimate opportunities that are only beginning to come into view. more

The Museum of Brands opened a new display to the public on Thursday 22nd February 2018, Pack the Future, focussing on the topic of sustainable packaging. more

The recent and very rapid growth of the ecommerce sector, driven by increased customer expectation of service and supply, requires any fast growing internet sales business to constantly monitor the beating heart of its operation – the fulfilment proc more

Tackling food waste, enabling ecommerce and holistic packaging will be among the key trends for the packaging industry in 2017, according to a new trends alert from industry leader HAVI. more

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