Ecommerce

How to setup a subscription flower business – growing a floristry business online

Ecommerce

Looking for an easy way to grow your floristry business online?

Quick Answer: Subscription boxes! It’s no secret that interest in the subscription business model has increased dramatically over the past 5 years and it’s been labelled as a “disruptive industry” by the likes of Forbes. What is less known however is that interest in the search term “subscription flowers”

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Valentine’s Day 2018 – will your postal packaging show the love?

Ecommerce

It’s very easy to think that Valentines Day 2018 is just another sham. Boring, damaged, crusty washed-out brown and grey packages will litter doormats all over the world. Presents that after delivery provide an uninspiring and completely unromantic setting whilst awaiting being opened. If you like unexpected surprises, because what’s inside is great, then that’s fine.  But if you like …

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Jewellery Packaging: Is your internet packaging providing an invaluable unboxing experience?

Ecommerce

How do you replicate the customer experience of buying a quality item in the jewellers, to an online purchase? You assume that the customer will order time and time again just due to the reputation of your quality product. Jewellery packaging is key in the product purchase and customer retention journey (learn about the effect known as “cognitive dissonance” in …

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Internet Retailing Conference 2016 – See you there!

Ecommerce, Lil News

Lil Packaging will be exhibiting at the Internet Retailing Conference 2016 on the 12th of October, on stand 17. Having exhibited at IRC2015, we find this event to be a really interesting, professional and engaging experience. Here’s the brief from their website:

Now into its second decade at the forefront of multichannel, our 11th Annual Conference explores ‘New
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Shipping boxed toys? Twistwrap: The cost effective alternative to voidfill!

Are you looking for cost effective packaging? You are probably like countless other retailers that are unsure of the options available when shipping boxed toys, while spending huge amounts per year in ‘over packaging’.

In the article “How to ship boxed toys”, they suggest collecting tape, bubble wrap, boxes and scissors. Although they quite rightly suggest …

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Vape: A market destined for mail-order shipping…

Ecommerce

When ECigs (electronic cigarettes) and the ‘Vape’ phenomenon (vapour inhalation technology) appeared some years ago, smoking was in a steady decline.  The tobacco corporations were suffering, and smoking was becoming a ‘pariah’ activity in most social circles.  Ecigs and Vaping changed all of that.  With explosive growth to around £6bn globally at the end of 2015, the industry has taken …

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How E-Tailers get ahead on Black Friday & Cyber Monday

Ecommerce

Black Friday 2015 Date: 27th November

Cyber Monday 2015 Date: 30th November

Like many other ideas that have travelled across the Atlantic to the UK, Black Friday & Cyber Monday have been snapped up with enthusiasm by the British shopping public. The UK online trading community was initially slow to react, and slower to cope – but the …

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Packaging Void fill – A waste of space?

Ecommerce

In this article we’re going to talk about “That which we do not speak of.” Yes, one of the great unmentionables in the packaging industry is that of packaging void fill. The stuff that dispatchers will pack into boxes, crates, packages, packs and more to stop your precious product from rattling about or minimise the chances of it suffering impact …

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