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Everyone remembers that special moment on Christmas morning tearing through the gift wrapping, or the simple moment of tearing the foil off a jar of coffee to get that first hit of aroma as the foil peels back. Nobody removes the sheet of paper inside the tin of … Read More ›
I am currently spending a few months in China as part of an exploratory market and cultural audit for our business. The best way to understand packaging and the consumer experience in another country is to live there. Fortuitously, my wife had a business assignment in Beijing, so off we went to live and … Read More ›
As the marketplace continues to evolve, retailers are searching for opportunities to stand out from the competition and drive consumer loyalty. Emerging as a vital differentiator are the increasingly competitive private label brands, which are allowing retailers to create brand exclusivity.
Although once associated with utilitarian design and a ‘no frills’ shopping experience, private brands … Read More ›
A few years ago, in a piece I wrote about home delivery, I mentioned my childhood in North Wales where I made a bit of money delivering newspapers door to door. In fact, pre-Millennial U.S. children shared a similar rite of passage. Although we said good-bye to milk delivery and newspaper routes for a … Read More ›