Sustainable Packaging Material: How Air Cushions Fit In

Plastic is probably not the first thing that comes to mind when you think of sustainability. Did you know, though, that when it comes to protecting what matters, air cushion films are one of the best sustainable packaging options available on the current market? Contrary to popular belief, inflatable plastic films are one of the [...]

Plastic is probably not the first thing that comes to mind when you think of sustainability. Did you know, though, that when it comes to protecting what matters, air cushion films are one of the best sustainable packaging options available on the current market? Contrary to popular belief, inflatable plastic films are one of the greenest choices available when it comes to protective packaging – doubly so if you buy a biodegradable variant. It might sound counterintuitive to think of...
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Ebay Seller Feedback: Improving Your Online Reputation

When you begin selling products on eBay you must familiarize yourself with a whole new world of online interaction. The Internet is a place where people (and customers) have become increasingly comfortable with voicing their opinions. When selling on eBay, these opinons come in as eBay seller feedback. In life, you were probably told that [...]

When you begin selling products on eBay you must familiarize yourself with a whole new world of online interaction. The Internet is a place where people (and customers) have become increasingly comfortable with voicing their opinions. When selling on eBay, these opinons come in as eBay seller feedback. In life, you were probably told that others’ opinons of you shouldn’t matter; to live your life regardless of what people may think. A great philosophy to practice in your personal life,...
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10 Packing Tips for Moving Seamlessly

Moving is an overwhelming experience for businesses and individuals alike. It's time-consuming, and can be expensive if not done right. Maximize time and minimize stress with our 10 top packing tips for moving seamlessly. 1. Start Early Many people severely underestimate the time it takes to pack. Don't wait until the last minute to start. [...]

 

Moving is an overwhelming experience for businesses and individuals alike. It’s time-consuming, and can be expensive if not done right. Maximize time and minimize stress with our 10 top packing tips for moving seamlessly. 1. Start Early Many people severely underestimate the time it takes to pack. Don’t wait until the last minute to start. Begin packing off-season or infrequently used items as soon as you can. Then, as the move gets closer, you can move on to other more...
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Pregis completes acquisition of FP International

Pregis LLC, a leading manufacturer of innovative protective packaging materials, equipment systems and surface protection, has completed its acquisition of Free-Flow Packaging International, Inc. (FP International), Fremont, California. “Pregis and FP International will now be moving forward as one company. This will benefit our combined customer base by providing a robust set of diverse [...]

Pregis LLC, a leading manufacturer of innovative protective packaging materials, equipment systems and surface protection, has completed its acquisition of Free-Flow Packaging International, Inc. (FP International), Fremont, California. “Pregis and FP International will now be moving forward as one company. This will benefit our combined customer base by providing a robust set of diverse solutions and accelerated product development—most notably to address growing e-commerce shipping requirements. This also significantly strengthens Pregis’ geographic position within new international markets, supporting our global...
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How to Ship on eBay: A Beginner’s Guide

When you're just getting started, figuring out how to ship on eBay can be daunting. Small businesses like yours need to keep budgets small without sacrificing quality. But minimizing product damage is still important, especially when it comes to one-of-a-kind items or collectibles. If you are using eBay to sell products, you are probably familiar [...]

When you’re just getting started, figuring out how to ship on eBay can be daunting. Small businesses like yours need to keep budgets small without sacrificing quality. But minimizing product damage is still important, especially when it comes to one-of-a-kind items or collectibles. If you are using eBay to sell products, you are probably familiar with the cost of shipping. It doesn’t matter how large or small your business is, it can cost a lot to make sure your products...
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Physical Grocery in a Virtual World: How to Stay Com...

So much of our lives happen on the Internet. We work, communicate with friends, watch movies and TV, read books, listen to the radio, and even shop - and that increasingly includes online grocery shopping. While we don't think traditional physical grocery stores are in danger, companies that incorporate popular ecommerce techniques are quickly gaining [...]

So much of our lives happen on the Internet. We work, communicate with friends, watch movies and TV, read books, listen to the radio, and even shop – and that increasingly includes online grocery shopping. While we don’t think traditional physical grocery stores are in danger, companies that incorporate popular ecommerce techniques are quickly gaining ground with customers that demand online options. Food delivery is nothing new. In the past, we relied on delivery for basic necessities like milk and...
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Etsy Seller Fees Increase to Five Percent

An increase in Etsy seller fees is causing virtual shop owners to reevaluate their merchandise prices. Of course, it could also push sellers off the platform. In June, Etsy announced an increase in seller fees beginning July 16. The online ecommerce site will now take 5% of each total sale, up from 3.5% previously. A large [...]

An increase in Etsy seller fees is causing virtual shop owners to reevaluate their merchandise prices. Of course, it could also push sellers off the platform. In June, Etsy announced an increase in seller fees beginning July 16. The online ecommerce site will now take 5% of each total sale, up from 3.5% previously. A large portion of the Etsy seller community had already felt that the site was taking too large of a cut. One woman said she paid nearly...
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Pregis enters into definitive agreement to purchase ...

Pregis LLC, a leading manufacturer of innovative protective packaging materials, equipment systems and surface protection, has entered into adefinitive agreement to purchase Free-Flow Packaging International, Inc. (FP International). The acquisition is expected to be finalized in the coming weeks, subject to customary closing conditions and regulatory review. “The acquisition of FP International will benefit [...]

  Pregis LLC, a leading manufacturer of innovative protective packaging materials, equipment systems and surface protection, has entered into adefinitive agreement to purchase Free-Flow Packaging International, Inc. (FP International). The acquisition is expected to be finalized in the coming weeks, subject to customary closing conditions and regulatory review. “The acquisition of FP International will benefit our combined customer base by providing a robust set of diverse solutions and accelerated product development—most notably to address growing e-commerce shipping requirements. This alsosignificantly...
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Ecommerce Explained: How to Succeed Online

In this world filled with ecommerce giants like Amazon, how are smaller businesses supposed to keep up? For many, the answer is joining the big leagues. Ecommerce is an exciting opportunity for businesses large and small. All it takes to get started is a bit of effort and the right information. It can be a [...]

In this world filled with ecommerce giants like Amazon, how are smaller businesses supposed to keep up? For many, the answer is joining the big leagues. Ecommerce is an exciting opportunity for businesses large and small. All it takes to get started is a bit of effort and the right information. It can be a confusing journey, but we are here to help. So, what is ecommerce? One broad definition is any transaction of goods that takes place online. Ecommerce...
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How to Streamline the Product Manufacturing Process

Sometimes the overall manufacturing process can slip through the cracks between product development and building a new business. Taking time to streamline the packaging and shipping processes and promoting communication between teams is crucial for your business to run smoothly. Streamlining your product assembly and design saves time, labor, and money. All it takes is [...]

Sometimes the overall manufacturing process can slip through the cracks between product development and building a new business. Taking time to streamline the packaging and shipping processes and promoting communication between teams is crucial for your business to run smoothly. Streamlining your product assembly and design saves time, labor, and money. All it takes is some planning, thinking ahead, and most importantly, communication. Without communication between your teams, no matter how small, the conveyor belt of all production will cease...
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Building Brand Reputation Through Business Partnerships

Lay’s Potato chips wants to put an even bigger smile on your face. A packaging campaign in early 2018 included the smiling faces of real customers and the logo of nonprofit organization, Operation Smile. Lay’s co-branded packaging with Operation Smile fulfilled two goals - connecting with consumers, especially millennials, and completing a charitable giving campaign. With every [...]

Lay’s Potato chips wants to put an even bigger smile on your face. A packaging campaign in early 2018 included the smiling faces of real customers and the logo of nonprofit organization, Operation Smile. Lay’s co-branded packaging with Operation Smile fulfilled two goals – connecting with consumers, especially millennials, and completing a charitable giving campaign. With every bag purchased during the promotion, Lay’s donated up to $1 million to Operation Smile. Partnerships like this one are great for community building and brand...
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Online Grocery’s History and Future

The Internet is constantly proving that anything is possible. When ecommerce was new, online grocery shopping may have seemed logistically impossible. Now online grocery is a convenience that continues to take center stage in making lives easier and healthier. We live in the age of instant gratification. When we want something, we expect it in [...]

The Internet is constantly proving that anything is possible. When ecommerce was new, online grocery shopping may have seemed logistically impossible. Now online grocery is a convenience that continues to take center stage in making lives easier and healthier. We live in the age of instant gratification. When we want something, we expect it in seconds. We even get annoyed when a website page takes a bit longer than normal to load. To us, it’s all about time, our precious,...
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