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Custom Label & Packaging Insights

Tips, trends, and design inspiration for a wide variety of products.

Everything You Need to Know About Hard Seltzer Labels

Let’s face it: hard seltzer is here to stay. And why not? These boozy beverages are refreshing, versatile, and low-calorie, making them a staple in most coolers and fridges nationwide this summer. Plus, they’re a blessing to those who are gluten-free. Whether you currently own a brewery or are just starting in the beverage industry,…
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A Guide to Sustainable Packaging for Small Businesses 

Sustainable packaging is something that is becoming increasingly relevant every day. Of course, the ultimate beneficiary of a move to sustainable packaging is the planet’s health. However, the shift in consumer preferences also pushes businesses to adapt to more sustainable practices. Opting for sustainable small business packaging can help your growing brand contribute to a…
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Tips For Transitioning Your E-Commerce Business To Physical Retail

Many physical retail stores are shifting to online marketing to make their products more accessible and leverage the e-commerce business boom.  But what benefits can physical retail stores bring for purely e-commerce businesses? Establishing retail locations can be very beneficial for online stores. Keep reading as we provide tips and explore best practices for transitioning…
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8 AI Design Tools for Packaging in 2024

In 2024, artificial intelligence has impacted all industries in some way, and we recognize that AI design tools for packaging are becoming more readily available too. According to the Forbes Advisor survey, 53% of businesses are using AI to improve and perfect their operations across different functions. These design tools offer innovative solutions for creating…
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Comparing White Label vs Private Label Products

What is the differences between white label vs private label products? How can white labeling or private labeling help your business grow? Which method is best for your products? Well, the short answer is it depends. Both white labeling and private labeling help businesses expand their product offerings without investing heavily in new product development.…
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The Folding Carton Handbook: Sttark's Guide to Carton Setup

Folding carton packaging plays a crucial role in capturing consumer attention and influencing purchasing decisions in a competitive retail space. Folding cartons, with their versatility, functionality, and visual appeal, have emerged as a preferred packaging solution for a wide range of products, from food and beverages to electronics and cosmetics. To create an effective folding…
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5 Top Private Label Supplement Manufacturers

In the health and wellness industry, private label supplements have become more popular over the past few years. They offer businesses a unique opportunity to launch their own brand of dietary supplements. But how do you ensure the quality and safety of these products? The answer lies in partnering with a top private label supplement…
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Choose the Right Custom Printed Boxes for Your Products

When it comes to packaging your products, the right box can make all the difference. Not only does it protect your items during shipping, but it also serves as a representation of your brand. Custom printed boxes are a great way to create memorable unboxing experiences for your customers. In this article, we’ll discuss the…
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5 Reasons to Request Sample Packaging from Your Printer

When it comes to packaging materials, it’s important to ensure that they meet your standards and requirements. One way to do this is by requesting samples from your supplier. In this article, we’ll discuss the importance of requesting sample packaging and how it can benefit your business. Why Request Packaging Samples? Materials Testing Requesting sample…
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The Future of Smart Packaging Technology

In today’s fast-paced world, consumers are constantly looking for convenience and efficiency in their daily lives. This has led to the rise of smart packaging technology, which combines traditional packaging with innovative technology. Smart packaging creates a more interactive and engaging experience for consumers. But what exactly is this new packaging technology, and what does…
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