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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Executive Briefing - GlobalData
07 April, 2020
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Building an e-commerce business: Lessons on moving fast 06 April, 2020 With consumers moving online in reaction to coronavirus restrictions,
companies will need to learn how to launch new e-commerce
businesses quickly.

Accelerating plastic recovery in the United States 23 March, 2020 Plastic waste is a critical issue of our time. Effecting change will
require an integrated approach.

by Thomas Hundertmark, Manuel Prieto, Andrew Ryba, Theo Jan...

The drive toward sustainability in packaging—beyond the quick wins 23 March, 2020 David Feber, Daniel Nordigården, Anna Granskog, Suku Ponkshe, and Peter Berg
Can system-level approaches, including collaboration along the value chain, make our approach...

Huhtamaki 2020 Packaging Trends 10 March, 2020 Take a booming £21bn food-to-go market (FTG), a thriving £8.4bn home delivery sector, add to it a frothy £4.5bn in branded coffee shop sales and throw in a cool £3.9bn in chilled...

McKinsey and Company ; Opportunities in Packaging interview series 10 March, 2020 An interview with Sealed Air’s president and CEO, Ted Doheny.

Since 1960, Sealed Air has prospered by bringing innovation to the packaging industry, including Cryovac...

Sustainable innovations 25 February, 2020 The latest packaging solutions and technologies will take centre stage at Packaging Innovations 2020 when it returns to Birmingham’s NEC on 26 and 27 February. The two-day event...

2019 and out 25 February, 2020 Packaging Today presents a summary of the biggest innovations, developments and trends that took place over 2019

Old versus new 11 February, 2020 Conventional print or digital – do we have to choose a side or do different techniques have different benefits? Abi Millar talks to Thayer Long, president of the Association for...

Convenience store 10 February, 2020 Time is the most precious resource for busy consumers these days, and packaging has to make sure that it provides those consumers with the quickest, simplest way to prepare or use...

To the letter 10 February, 2020 As a leading consumer goods company with a big footprint in plastic packaging, Procter & Gamble is among the first companies to develop a strategy to manage their plastic use – a...

Glass house effect 28 January, 2020 There are many communication problems between what brands are doing sustainably and how that informs customers to make ethical environmental consumer decisions. FEVE, the...

Smart, active and intelligent 28 January, 2020 Nowhere is smart packaging more relevant than in medical devices, where there is growing demand for functionality and an ability to meet human needs. Although such technology is in...

Primal scream 28 January, 2020 When a food industry giant moves into a niche market, as Kraft Heinz did with its acquisition of Primal Kitchen, it is a sign the mainstream is seeking vibrant new markets. Jim...

Foiled Again 20 January, 2020 Fresh, convenient, lightweight and decorative: films and foils have long been a popular material for packaging. Leading figures from European Aluminium Foil Association (EAFA) talk...

Solving the Polypropylene waste issue 16 January, 2020 As policy makers, governments and organisations around the world continue to explore ways to reduce or eliminate the amount of plastic packaging sent to landfills, recyclers have...

Aluminium to go 17 December, 2019 Across the packaged goods landscape, sustainability is the focus of brand-owners, suppliers, retailers and their customers, chief among them Nespresso. John Fortune speaks to...

Engage in smart talk 17 December, 2019 Everywhere you look today, the impact of digital connectivity is clear. This is why connecting that consumer to a brand through the packaging is such a game-changing and profitable...

Where’s secondary packaging going? 17 December, 2019 The war on packaging waste is fought on many fronts in the beverage industry – from the manufacturers of packaging materials to the bottler. KHS is helping to develop new standards...

smart labelling matters with TLMI 02 December, 2019 As packaging moves from a mass market model to a more personalised approach, consumers require far more information before making purchases and want to feel that brands speak to them...


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