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Decoration innovation: Créanog embosses on wood

Decoration innovation: Créanog embosses on wood

French embossing specialist Créanog is applying its expertise to wood—a new technique that has already caught the attention of major cognac brands. While a handful of leading players in the spirits market were given an “unofficial” preview[…]

03/16/2021 | Gift BoxesCrafts
How Smurfit Kappa is growing its e-commerce business

How Smurfit Kappa is growing its e-commerce business

As the health crisis continues to impact shopping habits and e-commerce takes the lead, the demand for shipping boxes is seeing a clear acceleration. Smurfit Kappa is positioning itself to meet the market’s needs by building its e-commerce[…]

03/11/2021 |
FS Korea drives eco-design of applicator portfolio

FS Korea drives eco-design of applicator portfolio

Korean manufacturer of brushes and other packs and applicators, FS Korea is moving to focus its engineering on more eco-friendly products. Its research on materials, recyclability and reusability are leading to a string of new concepts. For the[…]

Taking stock in the glass industry: crisis, innovation & sustainability

Dossier

Taking stock in the glass industry: crisis, innovation & sustainability

In the world of luxury packaging, glass has long been king. In our monthly Dossier, we take an in-depth look at how the health crisis is impacting glassmakers, what could be put into place to boost the sector's profitability and what is in the[…]

Kering tracks consumer use and end-of-life in luxury goods' environmental impact

Kering tracks consumer use and end-of-life in luxury goods' environmental impact

In the context of its Environmental Profit & Loss Account (EP&L) initiative, Kering has published the results of its first consumer behavior survey. The report examines how the consumer’s use and disposal of a luxury item affects the product’s[…]

02/11/2021 | CSR
Behind Courbet's strategy to pioneer sustainable jewelry

Interview

Behind Courbet's strategy to pioneer sustainable jewelry

Manuel Mallen believes that lab-grown diamonds are the future. A veteran of the high jewelry market, having managed Baume & Mercier and Piaget, the Founder and President of French maison Courbet talks about the brand’s ecological and[…]

The best of beauty tech from CES 2021

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The best of beauty tech from CES 2021

We spotlight some of the beauty tech innovations seen at CES 2021, from custom lip color devices and smart mirrors to water saving haircare technology. The Consumer Electronics Show went digital for the first time this year.

01/27/2021 | DigitalConsumer trends
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 Smith[…]

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

Dossier

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

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[…]

01/26/2021 | Gift BoxesDigital
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 of the[…]