Income elasticity analysis reveals that adidas, Nike, LVMH and Groupe Danone have higher Coronavirus (COVID-19) risk exposure among select FMCG companies, while Kraft Heinz and Kimberly-Clark, which are less dependent on discretionary spending, appear to be less exposed.
There’s omnichannel chatter across the retail landscape has been building for quite some time. But now that 44% of American households are actively buying food both on- and offline, the industry needs to focus more on the consumer and less on the physical channel.
AMERIPEN, The American Institute for Packaging and the Environment, announces PepsiCo and Kellogg Company as new voting members, and A.J. Gruber of the International Safe Transit Association (ISTA) as a member of AMERIPEN’s Technical Advisory Group (TAG).
Procter & Gamble aims to make packaging for 20 leadership brands, including Always, Ariel, Dawn, Fairy, Febreze, Head & Shoulders, Pantene, Pampers and Tide, 100 percent recyclable or reusable by 2030. Plans also include cutting greenhouse gas emissions in half.
Three demands from consumer packaged goods (CPG) companies — single source solutions, increased machine versatility and a move to flexible packaging—are pushing the packaging industry toward unprecedented heights, according to PMMI’s 2017 State of the Industry – U.S. Packaging Machinery report.
Smart & Final Stores Inc.—the neighborhood warehouse grocery store—selected packaging design agency Voicebox Creative to refresh the look of its signature First Street private label brand, which makes up over 75 percent of Smart & Final’s private label sales.
Every day, consumers around the world are faced with the choice of picking out a product among hundreds along the shelf. Maybe they go for the same familiar brand they always choose, but maybe they decide to try something new. Unappealing packaging and labeling design may deter a consumer from choosing a product. If this happens often enough, it could cause a significant decrease in sales for any company.
In this issue of Packaging Strategies we have the annual Packaging Outlook, covering flexible and rigid plastics, glass, metal cans, paperboard and corrugated, as well as packaging machinery & automation and packaging design. Also covered is the trend of less is more in beverage branding, how dispensers can make or break a brand experience, one conveying company that’s setting the bar in vertical farming, a dairy manufacturer that moved to plant-based products and more. Enjoy!