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Research and Markets: Impact and Influence of Online Retail on the Packaging Industry

Research and Markets ( has announced the addition of Canadean Ltd's new report "Global Executives Survey: The impact and influence of online retail on the packaging industry" to their offering.

The impact and influence of online retail on the packaging industry is a new report that provides readers with a detailed analysis of the industry's viewpoint about the significance of e-commerce surrounding the supply chain, investment decisions, technological developments and growth prospects within the packaging industry. The report also identifies countries shaping the future of packaging in e-commerce and assesses the impact of online shopping on packaging types and materials over the next three years.

Key Highlights

  • Packaging suppliers to the Health and Beauty and Food industries need to react now to adapt packaging to the needs of e-commerce
  • E-commerce is the primary force driving renewed interest in operational efficiency, printing, and recycling systems
  • Transit packaging needs to be designed with the consumer in mind; this will place greater emphasis on pack aesthetics
  • E-commerce means packaging companies need to be increasingly attuned to the needs of consumers, as opposed to those of the manufacturer they supply.

Key Topics Covered:

  1. Definitions
  2. Objectives, methodology, and sample size
  3. Company view: E-commerce is disrupting the packaging industry, leading designers to re-evaluate all aspects of packaging
  4. The growth of e-commerce is increasing the importance of transit packaging and lighter weight packs in food, health, and beauty markets
  5. The growth of e-commerce is having the greatest effect on demand for Health and Beauty packaging
  6. Providing improved transit packaging and lighter weight packs are key concerns for the industry
  7. E-commerce is a key driver of new packaging developments and technologies
  8. The growth of e-commerce makes operational efficiency even more important
  9. The US and the UK are leading developments in consumer e-commerce for packaging
  10. Consumers are driving e-commerce developments in packaging
  11. E-commerce is driving increased innovation in transit packaging, digital printing, and recycling systems

Companies Mentioned

  • ASDA
  • Amazon
  • Clip-Lok
  • FLEXcon
  • FedEx
  • Primary Color
  • Standard Register
  • Walmart

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Source: Canadean Ltd

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