Packaging and ecommerce advice for business growth

With the thousands of packaging solutions we provide, you’re never stuck for options at Lil Packaging. To help you find out what you need, how best to use it, or if you’re thinking of shipping to a different country, we’ve developed a collection of business-led articles designed to keep you in the know.

In our blog, you’ll find everything you need to know, and more, about branding, e-commerce, and packaging for your business. Yes, that’s right, packaging can help grow your business. Don’t believe us? Check out the content below. For more information on our packaging solutions, pop across to our range here.

  1. Pharmica - packaging for online pharmacy delivery | case study

    Pharmica - packaging for online pharmacy delivery | case study
    The Challenge Pharmica offers a wide range of treatments through a free online prescription service. They provide cutting-edge technology to automate and innovate to deliver a super convenient, safer and more discrete health care experience. All medicines are dispensed from their Central London based registered pharmacy. They had a clear need for postal packaging that was fast, versatile, protective and... Read More
  2. Eco Packaging Hacks - Sustainable ways to create the perfect unboxing experience

    Eco Packaging Hacks - Sustainable ways to create the perfect unboxing experience
    As a customer, nothing beats unboxing a new product. In fact, unwrapping new deliveries is so exciting for the customer that it’s become a YouTube sensation. In 2011, for instance, the channel DisneyCollectorBR began unboxing children’s toys on YouTube — and quickly became an internet phenomenon. It now ranks in the top 10 most viewed channels on YouTube with almost 15... Read More
  3. 21 Customer Support statistics that all ecommerce businesses should know…

    21 Customer Support statistics that all ecommerce businesses should know…
    It’s not often we share articles outside of the ecommerce packaging space, however we feel that this article just offers so much value that we just had to share it with you… This article was originally featured on Groove HQ __ In just about any field, there’s always the “standard” advice that seems to get repeated all over the web without... Read More
  4. Beyond branding: how to add a personal touch to your packaging

    Beyond branding: how to add a personal touch to your packaging
    As we see more e-commerce stores replace high street retailers, we’re fast getting used to selling and purchasing goods with no face-to-face interaction whatsoever. Yet, customer service — and satisfaction — are still so important for modern businesses. That’s why customer satisfaction doesn’t just feel good, it’s also great for your business. Given that you might never meet customers face-to-face, making... Read More
  5. Going green: how to make your ecommerce business eco-friendly in 2019

    Going green: how to make your ecommerce business eco-friendly in 2019
    From gloomy news on CO2 emissions, through to the rise of the Great Pacific Garbage Patch, the message is getting clearer by the day: if we’re going to save the planet, then now’s most definitely the time to change our ways!   Those businesses that still rely heavily on plastic, or who leave their customers with a mini-mountain of packaging... Read More
  6. Hornby Case Study

    Hornby Case Study
    The Challenge Hornby and their logistics & fulfilment partner were having real problems with their packaging, and also felt they could increase the efficiency of their packing teams by reducing pack times, and increasing throughput. Hornby needed Lil Packaging to help them overcome their packaging difficulties, and help achieve these efficiences. The Problems Hornby, famous for their train sets and... Read More
  7. Ecommerce advice: how customer reviews can help build your brand, and how to get them

    Ecommerce advice: how customer reviews can help build your brand, and how to get them
    Have you ever shopped online, and thought: “This looks amazing - but what are people saying about it…?” When shopping online, reading the reviews before buying is now second nature. 95% of us do it — because no matter how good the sales pitch is, or how stunning the website, a past buyer’s opinion is always more trustworthy than what... Read More
  8. Sony and the Lil Envelope | Case Study

    Sony and the Lil Envelope | Case Study
    The Challenge Sony started a project to begin sending out CD's and DVD's directly to consumers via an ecommerce channel. Sony had for a long time been using corrugated cardboard 'wrap sheeting' with sealing tape to send out products in other areas of its business, so there was a perfectly natural assumption to use the same practices and technology with... Read More
  9. Christmas festive shutdown period and last orders 2018-2019

    Christmas festive shutdown period and last orders 2018-2019
    For all of you online sellers and mail order traders out there prepping and packing up your Christmas orders, I'm sure you'll be ecstatic for the peak period to come to a close. But for now, if you need any emergency last-minute packaging orders from us, here's some key information about our Christmas trading: Thursday 13th December - last delivery... Read More
  10. Tis the season: five ways to give your postal packaging a festive Christmas twist

    Tis the season: five ways to give your postal packaging a festive Christmas twist
    According to the song, it’s “The Most Wonderful Time of the Year” — and because smaller retailers make anywhere from 20 to 40% of their annual sales in November and December, they’re not wrong. Christmas creates plenty of scope for surprising and delighting customers — and packaging plays a huge part. With simple changes, you can deliver festive magic, and enhance... Read More
  11. Our top five most common sustainable packaging mistakes

    Our top five most common sustainable packaging mistakes
    Switching to sustainable packaging doesn’t just do the planet good, it also makes perfect business sense. Greener packaging can make your shipping process more efficient through less waste and lower costs, and your customers might even appreciate it too. In fact, 66% of consumers say they’ll pay more for sustainable goods, a figure that rises to 73% for Millennials. So... Read More

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