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.

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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Perfecting your customers ‘Unboxing Experience’ – ecommerce packaging 101

Ecommerce

With peak season trading heating up (or cooling down, depending on the season in question) and the competition investing in campaigning, you’re going to need every trick in the book to make sure your e-commerce operation gets found first, engages best, and generally wins the internet.

Perfecting your customers’ unboxing experience needs to be high on the agenda

By now you’ll …

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Hot melt glue and eCommerce packaging – don’t settle for less

Packaging Geekery

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

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Our new Lil Mailbox range is coming soon!

Lil News

Watch this space! Soon to be launched our new and improved Lil Mailbox range… Used by the world’s premier, online luxury fashion boutiques!

At a glance:

  • Our new Lil Mailbox range will have unique and improved security features, down to the fully enclosed mailbox construction, and tamper-evident tear-strip, allowing you to safely and securely mail high value designer items.
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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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Lil Packaging just got even better!

Lil News

Our super efficient packaging manufacturing plant just got an upgrade! Over the past week we’ve taken delivery of over £650K in new machinery, with more to arrive in the coming months for a total investment of more than £1.3m.

The sole purpose of our re-investment program is to boost capacity and streamline production, enabling us to keep up with increased …

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