At Lil Packaging, we’re lucky enough to work with some amazing brands, with amazing products. We love a challenge, and creating the ideal packaging for our clients — whether luxury fashion or children’s toys — ensures the items inside are protected and presented to buyers beautifully. This is an essential part of any modern brand’s marketing strategy: with …Read More
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.
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
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 …Read More
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.
Hornby, famous for their train sets and …Read More
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
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
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
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 …Read More
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
As we covered in our guide to creating the perfect unboxing experience, if you can deliver the “wow factor” along with your parcel, it can leave a great impression on your customer, and give a valuable boost to your brand image.
But once you’ve recognised that your packaging could do with a makeover, it can leave you with a …Read More
A successful online business doesn’t happen overnight — no matter how fantastic your product is. Whether you’re a global fashion brand or an up-and-coming craft entrepreneur, online sellers all have the same challenge: getting your products in front of potential customers, and convincing them to click that buy button.
For this, having a marketing strategy can really help. To build …Read More
When it comes to your customer unboxing an online order, it pays to make the experience memorable. Unforgettable moments like this are one of the easiest ways to brand and market your products: making sure your customers remember your brand, that they’re inspired to buy from you again — and rave about it on social media. How to actually go …Read More