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Plastic-free future: European retailers in the environmental crusade
07 September, 2018
This year, global retailers are leading the charge for reducing...
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Change is coming: global machinery trends in packaging 07 September, 2018 Jorge Izquierdo, vice-president of market development at The Association for Packaging and Processing Technologies (PMMI), discusses the state of the industry, focusing on...

Take initiative: packaging and the environment 07 September, 2018 In the age of social media, online campaigns and globalised activism, packaging trends can change in an instant, but sustainability is here to stay. Ross Davies explains how...

Eco-friendly achievements: Amcor's ASSET 07 September, 2018 The world’s largest consumer goods, pharmaceutical, and beverage companies continue to set public and ambitious goals for sustainability, including using more easily recyclable...

Connect with every consumer: label talk 07 September, 2018 Labels are the front line for communication between brands and consumers. As customers are increasingly being driven by transparency of the content and heritage of their purchases,...

The right stuff 17 July, 2018 Having retired in July after nearly 20 years at Unilever, Paul Howells, former vice-president for packaging, has an appreciation for good design and an expertise in how to merge...

New faces: Estée Lauder grows younger in China 17 July, 2018 Estée Lauder has successfully revamped its image in China, from a luxury brand for older women into a youthful brand positioned for a younger audience. In doing so, the company recorded...

On their soapbox: designing personal care brands 17 July, 2018 Premiumisation is no longer the preserve of products with high price tags. Matthew Rogerson reached out to cosmetics executives from premium brands for their thoughts on how they...

Head and shoulders above: wiping away that plastic smile 17 July, 2018 The problem of plastic waste and marine litter has been widespread in public discussion in 2018, and many leading companies are doing their part to resolve the problem....

Fashion finishes first: winning decorations 17 July, 2018 Decorative finishes are more than the final touch for packaging design, at once offering consumers more while defining a product’s market position and central demographic. Ceri...

Jenner capital: fast-growing Kylie Cosmetics 17 July, 2018 Launched in November 2015 by Kylie Jenner, the eponymous Kylie Cosmetics has become one of the fastest growing beauty brands in the world, with a $900-million revenue recently...

Flawed beauty: counterfeits in the cosmetic industry 17 July, 2018 According to MarkMonitor’s latest research, the beauty industry lost over $45 billion to counterfeit products in 2017, and the scale of the problem grows exponentially when trying...

My kind of city: ADF&PCD New York 17 July, 2018 ADF&PCD New York 2018 is set to deliver more brands, content and interactivity.

Data projection: global market trends 17 July, 2018 Using stats from GlobalData, Cosmetics Packaging Insight takes an in-depth look at changing market trends in relation to countries and brands, and assets where value will be found...

A brand apart: protecting premium spirits from counterfeit stuff 03 July, 2018 Counterfeit alcohol spoils revenue, goodwill and places the public at risk. Ivan Menezes, CEO of Diageo, speaks with Beverage Packaging Innovation about the importance of growing...

Soft drinks with benefits: positive PepsiCo 03 July, 2018 2018 is set to be a year of positive change across PepsiCo’s portfolio, with the main focus expected to be in the beverage sector. The company has increased it’s already...

Bold and the beautiful: superbrand St-Rémy 03 July, 2018 Super-premium brand St-Rémy recently sought to revitalise its identity and celebrate the brand’s historical standing as an esteemed, iconic product. Beverage Packaging Innovation...

Sharpest in the drawer: IoT-enabled smart packaging 03 July, 2018 Smart packaging will soon dominate the future of the industry, offering unprecedented opportunities for interaction between products and consumers. Cameron Worth, founder of SharpEnd...

Standing on the shoulders of giants: pulling consumer attention away from social media 03 July, 2018 While a lot has been written on the importance of consumer engagement in all facets of packaging, the beverage industry highlights the importance of reaching an audience that...

The state of play: alcoholic industry's self-regulatory proposals 03 July, 2018 The European Commission is currently considering the alcoholic beverages industry’s self-regulatory proposals, so what are the proposals, how do they differ between sectors and what...


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