Shipping boxed toys? Twistwrap: The cost effective alternative to voidfill!

Deb Lill Jan 22, 2017 Ecommerce, Packaging Geekery

Are you looking for cost effective packaging? You are probably like countless other retailers that are unsure of the options available when shipping boxed toys, while spending huge amounts per year in ‘over packaging’. In the article “How to ship boxed toys”, they suggest collecting tape, bubble wrap, boxes and scissors. Although they quite rightly suggest putting the items to…

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Summer Clothes Packaging: It’s only clothing, polythene mailbags will do right?

Deb Lill Jun 10, 2016 Packaging Geekery

It’s that time of year again! The sunshine is beginning to put in an appearance, the layers are coming off…but wait…your customers need to update their wardrobe! They quickly turn to your online fashion store and begin purchasing their summer wears. You package their order up into polythene mailbags (your standard choice of clothes packaging) and off it goes! Online…

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E-books vs printed books: Why you should always judge a book by its book wrap…

Deb Lill May 16, 2016 Packaging Geekery

Have you ever considered the reasoning behind why your customer might purchase a printed book or an e-book? Purchasing an e-book over a printed book has many advantages, as discussed in ‘Success Consciousness’: Speed of delivery (you literally don’t need to leave the house) You do not require storage for your growing collection. You can buy them at any time…

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Comic Book Packaging: How to get it right and how to get it wrong…

Deb Lill May 3, 2016 Packaging Geekery

Suggestions online of how to package comics and graphic novels commonly involve one, or in some cases all of the methods below: “Bagging and Boarding”. A method used to initially protect the raw comic book and further store it once it has been read. Measuring and cutting cardboard to create makeshift comic book mailers Stuffing with newspaper Bubble mailers Oodles of…

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