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.

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


It’s very easy to think that Valentines Day 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 to …

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IRX2018 – internet retailing expo IRX

Lil News

We’re exhibiting at IRX2018 (IRX18)

Lil Packaging will be exhibiting at the Internet Retailing Expo 2018 on the 21st & 22nd of March, on stand E33. One of our premier events of the year, we have attended IRX several times before and always found it to deliver incredibly high value on so many levels. Here’s the brief from …

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TDC18 – The Delivery Conference 2018

Lil News

Meet us at The Delivery Conference TDC18 on Tuesday 30th January 2018.

We’ll be exhibiting on stand 15, so be sure to come visit us for the latest in ecommerce packaging innovation as we love to talk shop.

Leaders & Heroes

Immerse yourself and get inspired by game-changing keynotes/plenaries, interactive sessions and thought-provoking presentations from the most influential international

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Product Focus: Lil envelope – cardboard envelopes, re-invented

Product Focus

Have you seen those rather good-looking cardboard envelopes that come through the door containing CD’s, books, posters and more? You know, the expandable ones made of cardboard? Well, whenever they are delivered to your door, there’s a good chance they’ll be one of ours.

The boffins at Lil Packaging started making these cardboard envelopes decades ago – but in the …

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Christmas Orders & Opening Times

Lil News

For all of you traders out there stoicly 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:

  • 20th December – last delivery despatch order before 2pm

  • 22nd

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Rough Trade Case Study

The now iconic Rough Trade is a group of independent record shops with sites in the UK and US. The first Rough Trade shop was opened in 1976 by Geoff Travis in the Ladbroke Grove district of west London. In 1978 the shop spawned the famous Rough Trade Records, which was to go on to be home to bands …

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Choosing the right Cardboard Box – a Lil™ guide

Packaging Geekery

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 …

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Samsung Case Study – our solution to a global, scalable and sustainable ecommerce packaging problem

Case Studies

The Challenge

In April the Samsung Headquarters (Korea) had just spent the previous 12 months in search of the perfect global ecommerce box specification. They wanted a 100% secure postal box which was printed jet black internally, with a further internal black tissue paper. They planned to use it at all ten of their global ecommerce operational sites. But before …

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