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Dossier E-commerce: Suppliers in innovation mode for a high-growth market

E-commerce: Suppliers in innovation mode for a high-growth market

DS Smith ClimaCell

While physical retail continues to suffer, online sales have been steadily climbing since the onset of the global health crisis. This trend may just be the motor needed to make digital a true cornerstone for luxury shopping. Within the last 12 months, packaging suppliers have doubled down to meet this distribution channel's imperatives of protection, sustainability and elevated consumer experience. In our Dossier this month, we shine a light on a selection of novel e-commerce packaging initiatives along with a focus on what technology can bring to the online shopping experience. 

Strength & sustainability: how DS Smith Packaging is optimizing its e-commerce offer

Strength & sustainability: how DS Smith Packaging is optimizing its e-commerce offer

To better accommodate the constraints linked to online sales, DS Smith Packaging is giving the corrugated cardboard box an overhaul by exploring avenues that take into account sustainability and new functions, including connectivity. DS...

Return to sender: Hipli’s reusable packs promote circularity in e-commerce

Return to sender: Hipli’s reusable packs promote circularity in e-commerce

French start-up Hipli’s solution is a flexible, lightweight shipping package that can be returned via post to its maker rather than being thrown away. This new approach to logistics, launched mid-2020 as e-commerce sales took off in light...

Smurfit Kappa’s solutions target high-growth wine & spirits e-commerce

Smurfit Kappa’s solutions target high-growth wine & spirits e-commerce

It’s no wonder e-commerce pack manufactures are taking an increased interest in the wine and spirits category as Europe’s online alcohol beverage market alone is now worth €5.6bn*. In a bid to cater to growing demand, Smurfit Kappa is...

Hapticmedia & the rise of digital personalization for luxury

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Hapticmedia & the rise of digital personalization for luxury

Digital sales are taking on even more importance in the context of retail store closures due to the coronavirus crisis. Hapticmedia, French specialist in 3D staging and personalization of products online, is well positioned for this new...

05/13/2020 | Consumer trends
Procos’ 2-in-1 shipping boxes focus on consumer experience

Procos’ 2-in-1 shipping boxes focus on consumer experience

German supplier Procos is looking to capture the exponential growth in e-commerce sales with its new shipping packs Yoga and Yoga Light. With retail stores in numerous markets shuttering once again due to the second round of lockdowns,...

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Merkury Ateliers develops its wood range

Merkury Ateliers develops its wood range

A paper gift box with wooden surface was on show at Poland-based Merkury Ateliers’ stand at Paris Packaging Week.Aiming to expand its gift box range, Polish secondary packaging specialist Merkury Ateliers showcased a new range of...

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Perrier-Jouët teams up with James Cropper for Cocoon secondary packaging

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