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How to Handle The Retail Holiday Season Like a Pro

How to Handle The Retail Holiday Season Like a Pro

Many businesses get excited for the holiday season, because it always marks an increase in sales brought on by holiday gift shopping! Sometimes businesses get overwhelmed during this season, and end up scrambling to get things back in order. The key to having a successful holiday retail season is to plan ahead and be prepared. Here are some simple tips for accomplishing your holiday retail goals! Plan Your Promotions The holiday season is a great time to get creative with…

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5 Tips for Photographing your Products and Packaging

5 Tips for Photographing your Products and Packaging

Take professional looking photographs for your website, social media, and promotional campaigns with these simple tips. If your business has an online presence, whether it’s a website, a blog, or social media pages, your photography is an important aspect of your brand image. Taking stunning photos of your products and packaging can spark consumer interest and can help promote your brand organically. 1.  Use A Quality Camera But it doesn’t have to be expensive! Nowadays almost every camera you can…

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Packaging Inventions We Are Thankful For

Packaging Inventions We Are Thankful For

In the spirit of thanksgiving and the holiday season, we wanted to share some of the packaging inventions that we are thankful for. Innovations in packaging and technology have improved and propelled our business, and we want to share why they are significant. The Paper Shopping Bag You may remember our previous Blog Post about the evolution and history of the shopping bag. It’s true that the invention of the simple shopping bag has completely revolutionized the world of retail and brand…

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Plastic Bag Bans Update

Plastic Bag Bans Update

About a year ago, Hawaii passed an initiative to ban the use of single-use plastic bags from retail stores for a “greener” existence. Hawaii, being the only state to do a state-wide ban, is setting an example for the rest of its fellow states. California is next in-line for these single-use plastic bags getting banned. However the entire state didn’t ban them, Los Angeles has become the biggest city in the entire country to ban free plastic bags in retail…

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Sports Inc Outdoor Show

Sports Inc Outdoor Show

Sports, Inc. Outdoor Show Phoenix, Convention Center West Building 1-3- Booth # 108 Phoenix, AZ Show is Feb. 16 – 18 Show hours are 8:00am to 6:00pm Thurs and Friday Sat. 8:00 am to 3:00 pm We will be presenting: 2012 Holiday Collection: Shopping Bags, Apparel Boxes, Gift Wrap & Gift Boxes New plastic bag colors: Marigold, Burnt Orange & Cactus Green These new film colors are 100% recyclable & made with recycled content. “New Group Run” Camo poly bag…

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Why recycling in Los Angeles is so confusing

Why recycling in Los Angeles is so confusing

By Susan Carpenter, Los Angeles Times “Retailers are already required to do a number of things in their stores, so to add another responsibility will take more time, more labor and it would have some sort of impact on cost,” said Dave Heylen, vice president of communications for the California Grocers Assn. in Sacramento. Heylen suggested the responsibility of labeling recyclable products or packaging might be better placed upstream, by the manufacturer. Yet “rarely” does end-of-life recyclability come up in…

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