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Sutherland Packaging, a producer of corrugated point-of-purchase (POP) displays and packaging for retail locations and club stores, has introduced a program to make e-commerce shippers more vibrant and brandworthy while keeping down costs. more

Flowers are the perfect gift for someone close to the heart but geographically distant, i.e. theoretically an ideal e-commerce market. more

Elisabeth Skoda speaks with Alexandre de Souza Carvalho, Director Marketing Services at Tetra Pak, about the growth in the online grocery market, and how packaging innovations can help consumers to have a friction-free experience. more

Smart packaging technologies based on unique digital codes will take both online and off-line grocery in exciting new directions during the next few years, says the Tetra Pak Index 2018, launched on Wednesday. more

According to recent statistics, the Russian e-commerce market is expected to grow to 21.82 billion US dollars by 2020. 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

The week's video highlights - drones & AI delivery on their way to Europe, DS Smith's e-commerce innovation, UPM Raflatac's smart recycling concept, and a very catchy new soundtrack that brings back the best of the 1980s! more

Mondi, the global packaging and paper Group, has won the Eurosac Grand Prix at the 2018 Eurosac Congress for MailerBAG in Malta. more

Professor Marianne Klimchuk of New York’s Fashion Institute of Technology (FIT) has made a career out of thinking deeply about the dialogue between packaging and society – and passing it on to the next generation of designers. more

DS Smith has announced a solution set to be the first ever 3D-adaptable packaging, minimising size and cut associated costs by up to 60 per cent. more

Chinese online retail giant JD.com, world leader in AI & high-tech delivery using drones, robots & autonomous technology, is set to introduce its e-commerce model to the rest of the world. Lori Chao shares JD's futuristic vision with Tim Sykes 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

Around half of UK businesses have done nothing to account for the effect that the explosion in e-commerce deliveries might have on the condition of their products’ packaging, research shows. more

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

As more and more consumers embrace online shopping, packaging continues to play a pivotal role in both the brand and the consumer’s ecommerce experience. more

RPC M&H Plastics has created a range of slimline packaging formats designed to be easily posted through letterboxes. more

Retailers looking to stand out from the crowd and make a serious impression need look no further than Sealed Air Bubble Wrap® IB Expressions which is now available through Antalis Packaging. more

E-commerce has disrupted our shopping habits and the supply chains behind them. Tim Sykes reports on some of the challenges this has thrown up and the packaging innovations and strategies being devised to meet them. more

The Nordic Council Environment Prize 2017 has been awarded to the Finnish company RePack for its reusable packaging and return system for e-commerce. more

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