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PackagingMay 05, 2016 9:43 AM By MCM Staff
Pregis is investmenting $17 million in its Grand Rapids, MI facility, while also changing its name to Pregis Films, reflecting a 2015 acquisition.
PackagingApr 12, 2016 12:26 PM By Tim Parry
Sealed Air President, Product Care Ken Chrisman shares insights on ecommerce trends, best practices for supply chain optimization, and why companies are excited about the recent introduction of Bubble Wrap IB, the “un-poppable” version of Sealed Air’s popular Bubble Wrap protective packaging.
PackagingApr 07, 2016 4:44 PM By John Fetto
Visits to leading subscription box sites like Birchbox, Blue Apron and Loot are up nearly 3,000% during the last three years, according to Hitwise data. This has not gone unnoticed by traditional brands and some are now adding subscription services to their traditional product lines. Here are some of the advantages to going the subscription route.
PackagingMar 22, 2016 12:26 PM By Mike O'Brien
Birchbox’ Pooja Agarwal talks with Multichannel Merchant about how the company excels at packaging and why it matters, driving loyalty and wowing customers. Birchbox is a finalist for MCM’s 2016 Excellence in Customer Experience awards, sponsored by Innotrac + eBay Enterprise’s SmartHub division. Come see the winners at Operations Summit 2016, April 12-14 at the Duke Energy Center in Cincinnati.
PackagingMar 16, 2016 11:11 AM By Maria Haggerty
The thought process behind a retail freight management strategy has a direct impact on a brand’s customer experience. While customers may not see this firsthand, the intricacies involved in designing a box and its shipping procedures are many. For brands looking to improve their freight management practices and excite customers, here are two crucial questions to start with, and what you need to consider.
PackagingJan 11, 2016 11:39 AM By Tim Parry
In these days of fast shipping, customers expect their order to arrive on their front doorstep in a plain brown box with some bubble wrap and a receipt. But by creating a tremendous unboxing experience for the customer, some ecommerce merchants are creating a “wow” factor, which in turn leads to increased customer loyalty.
PackagingDec 16, 2015 9:42 AM By Will O'Shea
Having products damaged in transit can’t be avoided entirely, but it can certainly be reduced. In the second and final installment, learn some valuable tips that will lessen the potential of shipping damage, improve customer satisfaction and limit unnecessary product returns.
PackagingDec 15, 2015 4:48 PM By Liz Harrington
Ho, Ho, Ho! ‘Tis the season to be jolly as SmartHub Benchmarking compiles lists of naughty and nice retailers in preparation for the 2016 Excellence in Customer Experience Awards at Multichannel Merchant’s Operations Summit, to be held April 12-14 in Cincinnati. Right now, senior analysts are toiling away to tabulate this year’s scores so that finalists […]
PackagingDec 08, 2015 5:50 PM By Will O'Shea
Breaking up may be hard to do, but breaking products in transit is all too easy. Part 1 of this series offers lots of great tips to prevent shipping damage.
PackagingDec 04, 2015 3:38 PM By Ken Chrisman
To save ecommerce shipping costs this holiday season, the right box size, packaging materials and knowing what customers want are important considerations.
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