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The History of the Paper Bag: From Invention to Utility

The History of the Paper Bag: From Invention to Utility

The paper bag is a simple invention; carefully constructed for the purpose of transporting items from one place to another. But where did the paper bag get its roots? How did it rise to popularity as a grocery bag, lunch bag, and retail shopping bag? Let’s find out! What did people use before the invention of paper bags? It seems they mostly used reusable and durable vessels like baskets, canvas bags, burlap bags, or woven bags. The first paper bags…

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Creative Ways to Decorate Your Holiday Gift Packaging

Creative Ways to Decorate Your Holiday Gift Packaging

Accessorizing your packaging is what creates a completely unique and memorable gift. There are endless ways to personalize your packaging with accessories like ribbon, bows, tissue paper, and many other crafting supplies. This holiday season, make your gift packaging stand out with some of these creative decorating ideas! Ribbons and Bows Ribbon is one of the easiest ways to make your gift packaging look beautiful. There are so many types of ribbon to choose from that the options are endless….

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Budget Holiday Packaging for 2020

Budget Holiday Packaging for 2020

Whether you are a small business that needs inexpensive packaging options for the holiday season, or an individual that has a lot of gifts to wrap, now is a great time to start planning your holiday packaging budget. Offering unique packaging to your customers during the holiday season can help build lasting customer relationships and increase positive reviews for your brand. Even better if that packaging is ready to be gifted so your customer doesn’t have to buy separate packaging….

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10 Creative Ways to Package Your Soap and Spa Products

10 Creative Ways to Package Your Soap and Spa Products

Small businesses selling soaps, spa products, and cosmetics have increased in popularity recently, especially due to Etsy. Packaging your soaps and spa products uniquely can help encourage your customers to leave positive reviews, tell their friends, and make repurchases. If you package your items in gift-ready packaging, it also eliminates the need for your customers to buy separate gift packaging. So if you sell bath bombs, soaps, scrubs, lotions or other pampering products, read on to find out the best…

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Eco-Friendly Packaging for E-Commerce: What You Need to Know

Eco-Friendly Packaging for E-Commerce: What You Need to Know

E-commerce packaging has become essential for many businesses as they change and adapt to consumer’s needs and wants. With the additional factor of COVID-19 causing a huge increase in the need for online retail, e-commerce is growing extremely fast this year. One of the biggest issues with e-commerce is the environmental impact of everything involved. While shipping and transportation have a prominent environmental impact, packaging seems to be the most controversial aspect of e-commerce practices. Large companies like Amazon have…

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What Exactly is a Eurotote Bag?

What Exactly is a Eurotote Bag?

Eurototes, euro bags, euro shoppers; you’ve definitely seen them but maybe you don’t know exactly what they are or what’s so special about them? Eurototes have a few key characteristics that make them different from other types of retail shopping bags and gift bags. These features result in a shopping bag that looks and feels more luxurious and high-end. These bags are ideal for retailers and businesses who want to portray a high-quality look with their packaging, or if you…

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E-Commerce Packaging Ideas for Etsy Sellers

E-Commerce Packaging Ideas for Etsy Sellers

Etsy has become an amazing marketplace for crafty and creative people to sell their vintage and handmade items. However, Etsy’s rise in popularity has made it an extremely competitive space. Where initially packaging may not have mattered much in the small marketplace, now it is becoming more and more important to maintain a positive brand image with unique and recognizable packaging. Setting your Etsy store apart with creative, unique, and thoughtful packaging is a great way to stay competitive and…

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Your Top Packaging Frustrations and How to Fix Them.

Your Top Packaging Frustrations and How to Fix Them.

If you are in charge of coordinating packaging for retail items, events, or other purposes, you have probably run into several of these common packaging frustrations. But have no fear, because there is always a solution! Here are some common packaging complaints along with a few solutions that we hope will help. Environmental Ordinances Environmental regulations are popping up in numerous U.S. cities and states that ban certain types of packaging and limit what can be used. These laws impact…

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5 Creative Gift Packaging Ideas for the Holidays

5 Creative Gift Packaging Ideas for the Holidays

Unique Gift Packaging for the Holiday Season The need for gift packaging during the holiday season means it’s time to get creative with your retail packaging! The holiday season is looming closer and businesses are starting to plan their holiday packaging programs. Many businesses aim to have unique, creative, and effective gift packaging that represents their brand at an affordable price. Convenience, storage space, pricing, and functionality are all important considerations when it comes to gift packaging. The visual representation…

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Storage-Friendly Packaging for Small Businesses

Storage-Friendly Packaging for Small Businesses

Small businesses often operate out of very small spaces, anywhere from a home office to a small retail space or kiosk. This lack of extra space causes obvious problems when it comes to packaging. Many packaging items take up a lot of storage space, and seasonal items can cause an overload in storage. Luckily there are simple solutions to this issue because many packaging items are designed to save space. Items that ship condensed also have the benefit of possibly…

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