How to Prevent Quality Problems in Overseas Production

How to Prevent Quality Problems in Overseas Production

Having your packaging, or other product, produced overseas comes with its fair share of risks. Here’s how to prevent some common quality issues. Have Someone You Trust Available Overseas We realize this is not possible in all scenarios, but having someone on site at the manufacturer to monitor production is the ultimate way to prevent … Continue reading "How to Prevent Quality Problems in Overseas Production"
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5 Reasons Sourcing on Alibaba Can Be Risky

5 Reasons Sourcing on Alibaba Can Be Risky

Do you know the risks associated with sourcing products through Alibaba? Here are the top 5 reasons you should avoid sourcing on your own. Communication When you are dealing with an overseas supplier through Alibaba, you are going to run into a variety of communication barriers. Language misunderstandings, time differences, cultural understanding, etc. can all … Continue reading "5 Reasons Sourcing on Alibaba Can Be Risky"
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Should you source your project overseas or domestically?

Should you source your project overseas or domestically?

Knowing whether to source your product or custom packaging overseas vs. domestically is a loaded question. The short answer, it depends! If you are just starting to source goods of any type, you know how overwhelming it can be. It isn’t as simple as jumping on Alibaba and adding 500 pieces of an item to … Continue reading "Should you source your project overseas or domestically?"
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Ways to Capitalize on the Unboxing Trend

Ways to Capitalize on the Unboxing Trend

The unboxing trend is growing in popularity, and presenting big opportunities to increase sales and garner free publicity with your packaging. Just a quick search for “unboxing” on youtube tells us that this trend isn’t going anywhere. Social sharing is one of the number one ways your brand can truly take off, so making sure … Continue reading "Ways to Capitalize on the Unboxing Trend"
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Packaging Design Extras That Sell

Packaging Design Extras That Sell

Soft touch, spot UV, embossing, foil – Learn more about the design extras that customers love. There are several option besides standard printing, that can set your product apart from the competition on the shelves. Sometimes just a touch of one of these extras is all it takes to make your packaging unique and to … Continue reading "Packaging Design Extras That Sell"
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Your guide to Affordable Eco-Friendly Packaging

Your guide to Affordable Eco-Friendly Packaging

From protecting our environment to appealing to the eco-conscious consumer, here’s how to design eco-friendly packaging. Packaging that is Eco-conscious is now a top priority for many consumers, and brands must address this with their new packaging designs. Because packaging can be very wasteful, companies are coming up with innovative designs that not only help … Continue reading "Your guide to Affordable Eco-Friendly Packaging"
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