The nation has been covered in a white dusting of snow this week (and there’s even more to come) – and what with it being World Book Day 2018 we thought there is no better time to cosy up next to the fireplace and read your favourite book – or in this case, revisit our blog post on the correct …Read More
Mothering Sunday lands on the 11th of March this year…
Let’s face it, we’ll all be searching online for inspiration for that number 1 gift mum would be proud of this Mother’s Day (in one capacity or another) – but have you stopped to consider how your customers would feel if their beloved mums were to receive their gift either …Read More
When companies ship their product, they don’t necessarily put much stock into the humble cardboard box. Details like the quality, size and shape of the cardboard boxes they use do not always come to mind. Things like material specifications, fluting types and ethical credentials are usually an afterthought – but in this product focus guide you’ll learn the importance of …Read More
We pledge to only provide you with postal packaging made using hot melt glue
That’s our Lil promise. There’s no logical reason any other adhesive should exist in ecommerce packaging. Simply put, it’s the only option for sealing ecommerce packaging as it’s the only glue that doesn’t need 24 hours to stick!
Why Lil hot melt …vs inferior pre-produced double-sided… Read More
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 …Read More
It’s that time of year again! The sunshine is beginning to put in an appearance, the layers are coming off…but wait…your customers need to update their wardrobe! They quickly turn to your online fashion store and begin purchasing their summer wears. You package their order up into polythene mailbags (your standard choice of clothes packaging) and off it goes!…Read More
Have you ever considered the reasoning behind why your customer might purchase a printed book or an e-book?
Purchasing an e-book over a printed book has many advantages, as discussed in ‘Success Consciousness’:
- Speed of delivery (you literally don’t need to leave the house)
- You do not require storage for your growing collection.
- You can buy them at
Are you in the know when it comes to letterbox sized packaging? You should be…From beautiful blooms being sent out by online florists to monthly deliveries of online sanitary essentials, many companies are catching on to the benefits of letterbox sized gifts. This means of course that ‘failed to deliver’ returns can become a …Read More
Do you want to mail your books in the most economical way with as little thought at possible?
Do you find yourself having to go through the maths every time you want to send a book in the post, or just not worry, and suffer the expense of creeping into the next price band? If you are only sending out …Read More
Suggestions online of how to package comics and graphic novels commonly involve one, or in some cases all of the methods below:
- “Bagging and Boarding”. A method used to initially protect the raw comic book and further store it once it has been read.
- Measuring and cutting cardboard to create makeshift comic book mailers
- Stuffing with newspaper
- Bubble mailers
You’ve all seen it. That book trader that has a good old whinge on the forums about unreasonable customers leaving them negative feedback or demanding a refund because the book they’ve bought hasn’t arrived via the mail in pristine condition. That trader is clueless as to why their website, eBay or Amazon account is littered with poor feedback, and why …Read More
In 2014, Jiffy-style bags became 50 years old. That’s quite an achievement for a product design that revolutionised delivery packaging back in the 1960’s. Like other forms of soft packaging, these bags relied on the premise that products could be insulated from damage during delivery and transit by ‘cushioning’ the item against impact and interference. Logic will tell you that …Read More