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Custom Label & Packaging Insights

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

5 Tips for Amazing E-Commerce Packaging

The way consumers shop has been evolving for some time now. The steady pivot away from brick-and-mortar shopping to online purchasing has accelerated significantly over the last few years. Over half of American consumers prefer to shop online according to research compiled by Fit Small Business. This trend in consumer preferences presents both challenges and…
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How To Bottle and Sell Your Own Essential Oils

As consumers discover the potential health and wellness benefits associated with essential oils, the market is projected to expand even more rapidly. According to projections from Grandview Research, essential oils sales are expected to grow at an annual rate of 7.5% through 2027. One way to tap into this expanding market is to partner with…
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How to Choose the Right Packaging for Your Products

First impressions matter, especially when it comes to product packaging. According to Nielsen’s market research, the average consumer is willing to give brands only 13 seconds of their time before making an in-store purchase decision and only 19 seconds before making a purchase online.  The right custom product packaging can help trigger a purchase decision…
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Best Sizes and Materials for Coffee Bag Labels

Running a coffee business can be an extremely fun and creative endeavor, from inventing delicious new blends to designing the coffee bag packaging. We work with coffee roasters all across the country, and we are blown away by the ingenuity and creativity we’ve seen in coffee bag packaging and design. We want to help your…
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Best Ice Cream Label Sizes and Materials

In the hot summer months, nothing is quite as refreshing as a frozen confectionary treat. Alternatively, nothing pairs better with a weekend of binging Netflix than a pint of ice cream. Whatever the reason and whatever the season, creating ice cream labels to suit your brand doesn’t have to give you a brain freeze. We’ve…
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Dropper Bottle Size Guide

Dropper bottles are a sturdy, easy-to-use option for holding a wide variety of products — from serums to CBD to essential oils. Dropper bottles can also be used as tincture bottles for dispensing a variety of plant compounds. In this post, we’ll be exploring the different dropper bottle sizes, types, and recommendations for what each…
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How to Start an Online Business: From Product to Packaging

Working for yourself. Bringing your vision to life. Enjoying what you do for a living. These are just a few of the reasons why people decide to start an online business. It’s not easy. But when done right, running an online business can be both profitable and enjoyable.  In this post, we’ll show you how…
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Wine Packaging Design Ideas and Trends To Watch

The wine industry in the U.S. is alive and well. Total revenue for wine sales are estimated to hit the $50 billion mark for 2020. Although that’s a big number, the wine industry is a competitive one, with wine labels from around the globe clamoring for a dominant position in the largest wine market in…
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Ultimate Guide to Sustainable Packaging (+Examples)

With so much focus on product packaging finding its way into the world’s oceans and piling up in our landfills, sustainable packaging is at the forefront of consumer consciousness. It’s difficult to imagine what life on earth will look like in two to three hundred years. Although it’s hard to predict what the future holds,…
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Ultimate Guide to Creating Your Own Product Label

Getting to the point where you’re ready to create your product’s label is an exciting place to be. It’s also a very important stage in the process of launching a product. After all, a product’s label is one of the most valuable pieces of marketing collateral you have. It’s the first thing a consumer sees…
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