Packaging is about more than putting as many boxes as possible in a truck or on a shelf. Consumers notice when shippers use an oversized box stuffed full of packing peanuts to transport a small item. They resent the waste … Read more
After the 2018 NRF Big Show, you could say there’s good news and bad news for retailers.
The good news: the hype around the retail apocalypse is largely overblown. But the bad news: in 2017, 21 major retailers filed for … Read more
Interestingly, consumer trends toward both indulgent and healthy eating are driving increased snack consumption, and the food industry supply chain is struggling to keep up.
Americans spend about 12% of their packaged food budget on savory snacks, according to Euromonitor, … Read more
Everyone knows there’s no such thing as a free lunch, but shoppers have come to expect free shipping for their e-commerce purchases.
However, direct-to-consumer sales have a supply chain cost up to three times as high as in-store sales, Fast … Read more