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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

It’s no big news to say that the way we consume is changing. And, ever mindful of consumer demands, retailers and brand owners are evolving to cater to these new habits. Victoria Hattersley reports. Read more

How can e-commerce consumer trends boost the adoption of smart and intelligent packaging? How can we make sustainability the core of packaging design? What are the implications for packaging in an omnichannel world? Read more

Look around you, plastics is the new enemy. Brands, retailers and consumers are demanding we change the way we pack today. Waste reduction, recyclability and composability are turning from buzzwords to business fundamentals. Read more

Smurfit Kappa has launched an innovative new range of premium papers that are suitable for both digital and flexographic printers. Read more

Packhelp, a Warsaw-based startup that allows users to design and order their own custom-branded packaging, has raised $10 million in one of the largest Series A rounds in the CEE region. Read more

Last year saw great strides in the construction of a circular economy in plastics, mapping out how to marry design for recycling with a viable market for PCR. But some suggest that even universal recycling of plastics would be no panacea. Read more

Sustainability director Bertrand Swiderski tells Tim Sykes about Carrefour’s strategy for cutting carbon, food waste and plastics, as well as the role it is playing the launch of the Loop online shopping concept. Read more

The impact of plastic waste on the environment is a global challenge, and it requires a global response. Read more

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The Better Planet Packaging Initiative aims to reimagine and redefine the future of sustainable packaging. As the first of many initiatives, Smurfit Kappa is launching two design challenges, open to designers, engineers, inventors & creative thinkers Read more

As the eCommerce sector becomes more crowded and accessible for merchants of all sizes, what can make you stand out? Packaging and eCommerce specialist, Gary Spencer of Packaging Shack, explains all. 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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Uma Kannappan, Global Product Director, e-Content, at SGK, discusses how optimised digital shelf content can drive a better consumer experience. Read more

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Fresh food internet sales are growing all over the world, in part as a result of newly available technologies, but also as a new digital generation of consumers enter the market. Read more

Packaging Europe and Smithers Pira are unveiling the product of an exciting new collaboration: a co-branded report produced by Smithers Pira’s experts according to a brief tailored to the needs and preoccupations Packaging Europe’s readership Read more

UPM Raflatac has successfully completed the first pilot of its new smart label solution, RafMore for e-commerce. Read more

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

Packaging Innovations, Empack and Label&Print 2019 will host six dedicated industry forums - drinks, food, pharma, beauty, ecommerce and retail – when the show returns to Birmingham’s NEC. Read more

As well as talking about innovation at Packaging Europe, we like to practise it. That’s why we have partnered with HP to create digitally printed, localised packaging for our own magazine for thousands of subscribers across Europe Read more

FRUIT LOGISTICA covers every sector of the fresh produce business and aims to provide a complete picture of the latest innovations, products and services at every link in the international supply chain. Read more

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