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This entry was posted on 17th January 2019 by Caroline
As another year rolls by, we’ve reached that time again – waste packaging reporting. The regulations were first introduced in 1997 and aim to control the amount of packaging waste produced by UK businesses and its impact on the environment. As the environmental debate continues, this ...
This entry was posted on 9th January 2019 by Edyta Dean
Happy New Year! We hope you had a great Christmas and are ready for the new opportunities and challenges that the next 12 months may bring. To help you plan your packaging activities, we put together five packaging trends to watch out for in 2019. 1. Reduce, reuse, recycle The impact of ...
This entry was posted on 17th December 2018 by Edyta Dean
In times of increased demand, retailers may experience issues with resources, delivery and packing capabilities, which may affect their productivity. This is more worrying now than ever before, as the country faces warnings over labour shortfalls. The British Chambers of Commerce (BCC) has said ...
This entry was posted on 12th December 2018 by Caroline
We know that businesses are always looking to reduce costs and at Macfarlane Packaging we help customers achieve this all the time. Throughout the year, we’ve created a series of blog articles focusing on areas to review for potential savings, so we thought we’d give you some food for ...
This entry was posted on 4th December 2018 by Edyta Dean
Technology affects most areas of our lives, but did you know it can also unlock the full potential of your packaging, making it the next frontier in customer engagement? Augmented Reality (AR) opens up a whole new world of possibilities for both retailers and industrial manufacturers, providing ...
This entry was posted on 27th November 2018 by Caroline
Shipping high value, highly sensitive medical or control instruments is a delicate matter - the products are business critical and need to arrive in full working order. For this reason, many products are packed in heavy, unwieldy containers that can be expensive to purchase and be costly to ...
This entry was posted on 20th November 2018 by Edyta Dean
Packaging can affect the way customers perceive your brand, especially at festive times such as Christmas. Online retailer Amazon was accused of “ruining Christmas surprises” last year after sending products in their original packaging. Unhappy customers expressed their disappointment on ...
This entry was posted on 13th November 2018 by Edyta Dean
If you do your Christmas shopping online, you know how frustrating it is when orders arrive late, damaged or disappear without a trace. Your customers feel the same way! A study from a watchdog Which? revealed that only 35% of customers received their deliveries as expected between November and ...
This entry was posted on 6th November 2018 by Edyta Dean
The end of the year is one of the busiest times for many retailers, with some customers starting their Christmas shopping as early as October. More than half of British shoppers (51%) prefer to buy online than in-store according to a recent study from Empathy Broker, which is an excellent ...
This entry was posted on 30th October 2018 by Edyta Dean
The festive season is fast approaching and many UK businesses are getting ready for the busy period ahead. Companies such as Sainsbury's and Argos have recently announced plans to recruit additional staff to help them cope with increased demand in the coming months. Last year, 91% of UK ...

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