Issue 54 | September 2020
We look at some of the latest regulations surrounding the packaging sector, gauging the response to the proposed US Plastic Waste Reduction and Recycling Act. We also hear from responses from those in the recycling sector to the new EU plastic waste charge, and much more.
Issue 53 | July 2020
We look at packaging for the visually impaired, and why brands should stop using accessibility as a marketing tool. We also look at whether ocean plastic has the potential to bolster European R-PET markets, as well as hearing from Tetra Pak about the company’s new fully-renewable carton package.
Issue 52 | May 2020
We take a look at the rise of alternative materials in response to the UK’s plastic straw ban. We also delve into how European recycling markets are being impacted by Covid-19, as well as what to keep in mind when communicating sustainability to consumers, and more.
Issue 51 | March 2020
We cast an eye on whether recycling ocean plastic could be an opportunity for the packaging industry, look at the potential of aluminium as an alternative material to plastic in drinks packaging, and more.
Issue 50 | January 2020
Trends for 2020, new ideas for plastic-free cosmetics packaging, the pros and cons of plastic alternatives, progress in accessible packaging, and more.
A look back at the biggest packaging stories from the past year, including the quest for sustainability, the march of digitisation and more.
Issue 49 | November 2019
Balancing luxury with sustainability, augmented reality brings packaging to life, caps and closures respond to emerging trends, and more.
Issue 48 | September 2019
How younger consumers are driving packaging evolution, the politicisation of waste, keeping pharmaceuticals safe with packaging, and more.
Issue 47 | July 2019
Squid protein and seaweed as solutions to plastic waste, Tetra Pak’s vision for connected packaging, beating FMCG’s counterfeiters, and more.
Issue 46 | May 2019
Embracing the circular economy, working with reclaimed ocean plastics, digitalisation of the supply chain, and more
Issue 45 | March 2019
Robotics in packaging, sustainable container films, ‘tuneable’ bioplastics and more
Issue 44 | January 2019
How manufacturers can live up to consumer demand for sustainability, opportunities in cosmetics packaging, preparing for Industry 4.0 and more.
Looking back on the biggest packaging stories of 2018.
Issue 43 | November 2018
Paper’s potential in the war on plastic, packaging solutions to reducing food waste, adding value to the skincare sector, and more.
Issue 42 | September 2018
The top trends in the household cleaning and laundry market, new fragrance formats, the rise of e-groceries and more.
Issue 41 | July 2018
The corrugated market, touch free meat packaging, the global make up sector, the aluminium can and more.
Market Focus Special Issue | May 2018
The latest research, insights and analysis from GlobalData, including smart and simple pack designs and how packaging can add value to toiletries and hygiene products.
Issue 31 | May 2018
The race to eliminate non-recyclable packaging, smart packs, making the most of material resources, bottles and jars for cosmetics, and more.
Issue 39 | March 2018
Eco-friendly caps and closures, packaging design for healthcare products, innovative formats for cosmetics, growing consumer loyalty with the right label design, and more.
Market Focus Special Issue | February 2018
The latest research and analysis from GlobalData, including on-the-go pack designs and how packaging can add value to prepared meals.
Issue 38 | January 2018
Tapping into the growing market for male grooming products, airless technology for cosmetics jars, improving shelf life with antimicrobial packaging, and more.
Market Focus Special Issue | December 2017
The latest research and analysis from GlobalData, trends the US packaging industry and how packs can add value to hot drinks.
Issue 37 | November 2017
Driving on-shelf appeal with premium packaging, the potential of Industry 4.0 for the packaging industry, glass packs for pharmaceuticals, fighting counterfeits in the supply chain, and more.
Market Focus Special Issue | October 2017
The latest research and analysis from GlobalData, including trends in ‘smart’ packaging and how innovative designs can add value to dairy products.
Issue 36 | September 2017
Environmentally friendly solutions are becoming crucial for brand image, packing up gourmet on the go, innovative designs that tap into sensory engagement, and more.
Market Focus Special Issue | August 2017
The latest research, insights and analysis from GlobalData, including trends in the packaging industry and baby products.
Issue 35 | July 2017
How to design products for retail success, eco-friendly paper packaging for perfumes, new designs for portion control, overcoming the challenges of e-commerce packaging and more.
Market Focus Special Issue | June 2017
The latest research, insights and analysis from GlobalData, including key business trends, closures and cold drinks.
Issue 34 | May 2017
Addressing the growing demand for intelligent packaging, how to do ‘clean labels’ right, reclose systems for flexible packaging, driving consumer engagement through design, and more.
Market Focus Special Issue | April 2017
The latest research, insights and analysis from GlobalData, including dosing bottles, dispenser packs and luxury soap.
Issue 33 | March 2017
The quest to replace fossil fuels in the supply chain, how sustainability is driving packaging design, Malibu’s interactive bottle, the impact of unboxing videos on consumer spending, and more.
Market Focus Special Issue | February 2017
The latest research, insights and analysis from Canadean, including novel pack designs, trigger systems and how packaging can add value to pet products.
Issue 32 | January 2017
How 3D moulded paper could replace plastic, trending applications for holographic films, conveying ethical luxury through packaging design, new ideas in bioplastics, and more.