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.

Perfecting your customers ‘Unboxing Experience’ – ecommerce packaging 101


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 …

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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?


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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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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iSP6 Breezebox: With luxury tissue paper and ribbon handle

Lil News

Luxury e-commerce packaging has arrived in the form of our new iSP6 Breezebox, the ingenious ecom box which features cleverly integrated tissue paper and a ribbon handle. Perfect for designer brands, fashion items & accessories such as clothing & handbags, boutique gifts, perfume & beauty products and electronics/technology. Everything including our magic “Breezepaper” tissue can be custom printed.

  • Breezepaper? Yes,
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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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Summer Clothes Packaging: It’s only clothing, polythene mailbags will do right?

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!…

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