Ecommerce Packaging

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The 2017 Package Theft Report: Porch Pirates, Purchase Habits, And Privacy

You’ve been looking forward to getting your online package now for a few days. You’re giddy with excitement. It’s supposed to come today. Finally! But wait…when you go outside your front door to look for it — it’s nowhere to be found. Oh, no. Somebody stole it. While many believe they’re most at risk to …

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Inside The Booming Business Of Ecommerce Subscription Boxes

THE RISE OF SUBSCRIPTION E-COMMERCE Across the country, people are eagerly awaiting subscription boxes at their doorsteps. These custom-made boxes contain anything from makeup and beauty supplies to healthy snacks, coffee and workout wear, and arrive on a regular schedule. The eCommerce subscription box business is growing rapidly as more customers decide to give them a try. …

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Packaging Your E-Commerce Shipments For Premium Shoppers

Shorr Packaging surveyed hundreds of adult e-commerce shoppers representing a cross-section of Americans for our January E-Commerce Packaging Preferences Survey. Our aim was to understand consumer preferences around custom packaging and how shopping frequency and spending impacts these preferences. We found that Premium Shoppers (customers who spend more than $200 per month) place a value …

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E-Commerce Returns Best Practices

E-commerce is growing at a tremendous pace, and outpacing traditional in the process. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, e-commerce grew at an incredible 14% in 2014, while traditional retail only grew by 3.8%. By the end of this year, it’s expected that e-commerce is going to be a $1.5 trillion industry. But for online retailers, there’s a reason …

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The Amazon Effect: Impacts On Shipping And Retail

When it was first founded in 1994, Amazon.com was operating out of founder Jeff Bezos’ garage and earning $20,000 per week in sales within two months. Twenty-one years later, Amazon has 154,100 full-time employees and earned nearly $90 billion in revenue in 2014; and they’re widely known as ‘The Everything Store’, especially with Amazon Marketplace enabling sellers …

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The Costs And Benefits Of Custom Packaging For Ecommerce

Start-ups and ecommerce sites have plenty of places where they can invest their money. Advertising, adding staff, product development- the list goes on and on, and it’s easy to argue that custom packaging simply isn’t worth the cost (which can range from three cents for a plastic bag to thirty cents for a folding carton, …

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