POP Packaging

17
SEP
2012

Sustainable Packaging – Now it’s Sexy

Sexy, eco-friendly packaging is a real possibility. The words recyclable, earth-friendly, green, and eco might make us yawn but designers are generating some fresh new styles spawned by sustainability. There are new designs and functional forms spawned from sustainable materials... Read More →
14
SEP
2012

Shopper Marketing 5.0: Creating Value with Shopper Solutions

The 5th annual Grocery Manufacturers Association (GMA) shopper marketing research study focuses in on what is really important in shopper marketing and POP display and advertising – creating motivation, value, and driving sales instore. Of course, marketing has always strived to... Read More →
13
SEP
2012

Branding and Packaging Design

To many consumer brand marketers, branding is packaging design.  The two are intimately intertwined and neither is really themselves without each other. Branding can only be expressed in how product packaging is fashioned, and packaging has no real purpose or identity if it... Read More →
13
SEP
2012

Great Packaging Design

With consumers making more buying decisions instore while spending only about 20 seconds in a particular store aisle, a product must get it’s message across quickly. And yet there are innumerable messages to integrate to present the right value proposition to them. From... Read More →
13
SEP
2012

Custom POP Displays Still the Best Promotion Tool

When your products aren’t flying off the shelves, you’re faced with the challenge of choosing a sales promotion that is within budget and yet can still move product. Many consumer product marketing managers will look to sales flyers as their go-to promotion vehicle during sales... Read More →
13
SEP
2012

Ready for Retail Packaging Growing in Use

Is Ready for Retail Packaging on Your Radar? Ready for Retail Packaging or RRP as it’s known has been around for a while, but are you wondering why it’s never taken off as expected? RRP is apparently popular in Europe and many still contend that it is unstoppable trend. And, if... Read More →
11
SEP
2012

Free Samples – Generosity is a Great Marketing Philosophy

Generosity might be the key to lasting, long performing sales.  It’s not a give-something-to-get-something mentality though.  Generous offers such as free product samples are all about delivering good value to your customer and strengthening your value proposition.... Read More →
10
SEP
2012

Graphic Design Agencies and POP

Designing and Building Displays with a Purpose Preparing for a big product launch and promotional drive?  You’ll certainly want to make a big splash in instore retail with some powerful POP display packaging. Recent research is revealing just how effective it is. Of all the... Read More →
06
SEP
2012

QR Code Adoption is Growing

A new survey by Marketing Charts is suggesting merchants are beginning to warm up to the use of bar codes in their retail stores.  The survey showed 47% are using the codes compared to only 8% last year. Only 38% said they weren’t going to use them this year, which is well down... Read More →
05
SEP
2012

How Much Lift Can Your POP give your Brand?

Can Packaging Build Brand Value? While the star of the show is always your individual product packaging, the supporting cast has to be your POP promotional materials.  To sell, your POP must stand out.  Your branding and value proposition has to be good and that means good POP... Read More →
05
SEP
2012

What’s Wrong with Your POP Displays?

Every year Canadian marketers spend hundreds of millions on point of purchase display campaigns and while some are great successes, others turn out to be disappointments. Those disappointing campaigns might have resulted from spending too much on overly creative, complicated... Read More →