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Meeting the challenge of mold on wood pallets

It's not an appealing topic, but it has grabbed recent headlines.
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C-stores are going upscale with own wines

These small marts are introducing selections that make the stores a destination, and are gaining popularity among household incomes of up to $75,000.
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One-touch handling

 
PRIVATE BRAND. A&P's Via Roma brand is as good as it gets when it comes to creating a private brand. The package designers were
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Private-label packaging-- a 'flight to value'

It’s not just the recession that’s causing the current spike in private-label sales. Retailers are growing increasingly sophisticated about positioning own-brand items.
COMPACT KISSES. A retail-ready secondary pack for Hershey's bagged Kisses products makes an attractive shelf display, while mini
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Packaging is key to club-store success

The unique environment of the wholesale club store demands that packaging be retail-ready, eye-catching, innovative, and environmentally friendly to secure product sales.
NEW MULTIPACKS. After bottling and labeling in Norway, Isbre water is  shipped throughout Europe and to the port in Newark, NJ.
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Contract packager sates retailers' thirst for water multipacks

Isbre Norwegian glacier springs water opens additional U.S. markets by multipacking its individual bottles through co-packer ActionPak Inc.
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Wegmans: Market savvy and co-packing lift private label

Northeast grocer delivers products that resonate with its customers by understanding trends and nurturing effective supply chain relationships.
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Can chic co-exist with the club experience? Target testing it

Retailer taking seven weeks to determine whether the warehouse approach has staying power in its stores, trying packaging sizes unfamiliar within its stores.
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Can OTC pharmaceutical package design influence the influencers?

Physicians, DVRs, the Internet, and friends gain as “influencers’” of consumer OTC drug purchases. Will packaging help marketers appeal to these influencers?
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Why 'quiet' store aisles might thrive in 2010

Categories that national brands tend to bypass for marketing support could open the doors to product and package innovation from store brands, Nielsen exec says.
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Shifting C-store traffic patterns provide grab-and-go opportunities

The economy has changed purchase patterns at C-stores, and marketers should determine seek opportunities to introduce new or repackaged products.
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Pump up sales at service station C-stores?

Opportunities seem plentiful at these small marts. The margins exceed those for selling gas, and packaging can play a role in helping move shoppers in and out of the store.
Achieving speed to commercialization: Visual Pak's three-pronged attack
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Achieving speed to commercialization: Visual Pak's three-pronged attack

Contract manufacturer and packager touts scale, vertical integration, and personal service to grow while servicing large and small consumer product companies.
GLOBAL ISSUE. Vaccine availability for H1N1 influenza remains a key healthcare concern. On a related note, prefilled syringes co
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Healthcare packaging: Forecast 2010

An optimistic job outlook, Rx-to-OTC switches, and upbeat packaging sales predictions offer a beacon of hope for healthcare product packagers.
GROWING LINE. Packaging convenience and graphic consistency play big roles in the continuing growth of 7-Eleven's private-label
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7-Eleven builds a best-value branding strategy

 
LIFESTYLE ENHANCEMENT. The BORBA line of beauty products sold at Sephora shops fit the movement toward improved health and welln
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Private brands--a new balance of power?

Retailers’ brands are creating distinctive identities via design. But at least one expert says the job isn’t finished, thereby providing opportunities across the board.
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Coca-Cola gets it, how about you?

Among the more noteworthy trends in packaged goods manufacturing over the past few years has been the push to give packaging a seat at the table.
FAULTLESS PREP. Orca Bay redesigned its frozen seafood packaging to include two varieties of vacuum-packaging steam technology--
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Value and health drive new food and beverage packaging

A depressed economy and consumers' increasing concerns about personal, as well as environmental, health and wellness drive food and beverage packaging innovations.

 

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