Retail

12
NOV
2014

Amazon Delivery Drone Revolution?

How do You Feel About Drone Package Delivery? Amazon announced last December they intended to launch a fleet of small drone helicopters to deliver lightweight packages to their customers in the US. Will all retailers have delivery drones? Do we really want this or need it? After... Read More →
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23
OCT
2014

2 Different Types of Shoppers You’ll Face

How We Buy at Xmas: Risk and Reward How’s your Xmas promotional campaign shaping up? Is everything set with no plans for last minute tweaks? Well, I have to ask because a new study is providing a new perspective on consumer shopping habits which could impact your POP promotions... Read More →
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22
OCT
2014

Shrink Sleeve Labels – Versatile and Powerful

Shrink wrap packaging has been around for quite a while, but lately it seems it’s catching on big time in retail. It’s time to take a closer look at the advantages. According to Smithers Pira, Stretch and Shrink Sleeve Labels have captured 13% of the labels market. It offers... Read More →
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09
OCT
2014

Jammed Packed with Packaging Tips

Best of the Packaging Blog We’re heading towards the holiday season and it’s crunch time for your marketing and sales team. Will your product sell well? And if it doesn’t do you know what happened? That’s why we’ve covered such a range of retail packaging topics and issues. From... Read More →
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02
OCT
2014

Getting More Visibility on Retail Shelves

Disrupt, Startle, and Get in their Path The 2014 Xmas retail shopping season is just about here and the pressure is on for many manufacturers to sell on the retailer’s “branded shelving.” Which products will do well? Whether your product is pharmaceuticals, children’s toys,... Read More →
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01
OCT
2014

2014 Holiday Shopping Forecast – Looking Good!

Any Surprises in the 2014 Xmas Shopping Forecast? With the Canadian economy rolling again, we’re feeling a cautious sense of optimism about this year’s Xmas shopping season. The forecast growth for 2014 holiday shopping in Canada is between 2 to 2.5% so it bears that feeling out.... Read More →
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17
SEP
2014

8 Tips for Retailers to Get Savvy with Mobile

Retailers Need to Leverage Mobile to Stimulate Lost Retail Customers New articles published in the Wall Street Journal foretell of troubles in the land of retail. Traffic in retail stores continues to drop and it’s believed showrooming and online shopping is to blame. That’s not... Read More →
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28
AUG
2014

National Brands are Getting Knocked Off the Shelves; Will POP Display Save Them?

The effects of the last recession and the recovery are making life tough for the major brands these days. The forces are part social, part technological and part business. They’re struggling to keep the brand equity they worked so hard to create. There’s not much brand value in a... Read More →
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13
AUG
2014

9 Rules for Exceptional Packaging Design

What’s Exciting About Your Packaging Design? Packaging design can make or break your product sales. What’s exciting is that your choices can give a significant boost to your company’s revenue. So do the best job you can on it. Are you rebranding or looking for packaging... Read More →
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09
JUL
2014

Does e-commerce’s Success Mean the Demise of Retail?

If you read Internet news, you’ll see frequent reports about the imminent rise of online retail; that online will cause the abandonment of malls and plazas everywhere. Reporters and bloggers even use unflattering terms like “brick and mortar” to tag real world retailers as out of... Read More →
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03
JUL
2014

Ontario’s Economic Recovery on the Way?

Improving US Economy: When will its Impact be felt in Ontario? The province of Ontario is in an unusual situation given that it could boom again if the US economy thrives. Stats show the province isn’t responding like it used to. There’s a time lag, and economic... Read More →
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