6 gold-star stories about packaging

By Lisa McTigue Pierce in Packaging Design on April 12, 2019

With the first quarter of the year now behind us, one of the hottest topics in packaging continues to be sustainability, based on high readership of articles about Amazon and Nestlé posted last month on PackagingDigest.com. But we also saw keen interest in packaging for digital healthcare, as well as in a promotional pack from Nike.

Here are the half-dozen stories the worldwide packaging community was avidly reading in March 2019, based on page views:

5 emerging trends

6. 5 packaging trends emerging in 2019

What’s driving these five predictable packaging movements? Charles Haverfield, CEO of packaging supplier U.S. Packaging & Wrapping LLC, shares his insights:

1. Flexibility (flexible packaging!)

2. Changes in ecommerce

3. Environmental awareness (sustainability) 

4. Less is more (minimalism)

5. The power of nostalgia (retro designs)

 

NEXT: Dive deep into today’s digital healthcare

 

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