The Things I Love About Retail Packaging

I must admit that I cringed at the title of this blog once I typed it, after all I am a macho male and what do I know about frilly ribbons and bows? Retail packaging has come a long way in the last 10 years. It used to be plain kraft bags and boxes and single color ribbons. As a retail packaging company, life was very [...]

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Too Busy to Keep Tabs on Your Packaging? No Problem, Put Us to Work for You!

As you know, small businesses are the back bone of the US economy. Not only do they contribute to our local economy, but they help to create a sense of pride and well being within their communities; not to mention the satisfaction of buying locally rather than through a large conglomerate. With that being said, we here at [...]

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How to Decorate With Tulle

Tulle shows up in decorations for virtually every kind of event or party and for good reason. It is inexpensive, it comes in every color and size imaginable and best of all it looks great out of the box. So you really don’t need to do a lot of work (comparatively) when decorating with tulle. The possibilities are quite [...]

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How to Store Paper Bags and Other Packaging

In your shop, space is at a premium. As a result, the question of where and how to store your packaging is always a top issue. The simple answer of course is that it depends on your setup. That answer however, is obviously not helpful so we're going to go over a few common scenarios.The most common solution is to store [...]

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DIY Inspiration with Ribbons and Lace

We at Premier Packaging are always on the lookout for products that highlight the latest trends. As you can see from our Spring 2015 catalog, we have introduced a new line of lace products as well as some new ribbons.Here are a few things that can be done using our new products. BURLAP RUNNER Burlap runners are [...]

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Importance of customer feedback

In business one of the most important barometers for how your company is performing can be determined by answering a simple question; “Are my customers happy?” However, many businesses do not take the time to actively solicit feedback from their customers. Most customers will not go out of their way to reach out to the [...]

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Custom Retail Packaging – Not just Bags and Boxes Anymore

The advertising value of printing your store’s name/logo on retail bags is endless. As long as you’re purchasing bags/boxes as “give-away” items to your customers, you might just as well spend a little more and have those same customers advertise your business as they walk throughout your town carrying merchandise from [...]

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Taking time to disconnect

As technology evolves, so do the challenges of running a business. In the past, staying connected and keeping a pulse on your day to day business meant making sure you have a constant presence in your office and lots of face time with your employees. The invent of email and smart phones has drastically limited this issue [...]

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The Great Paper Gift Bag Glossary

Unless you work in the packaging industry you might be inclined to think that “gift bags”, “shoppers” and “merchandise bags” are all synonyms. In every day vernacular that might do, but when you’re trying to find that perfect piece of packaging, knowing the difference can make all the difference. To help you out we’ve put [...]

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Custom Printed Retail Packaging

As we all know by now (because I articulated with great explanation in a previous blog post) that custom retail packaging (bags and boxes for those that missed my last blog post) is a very efficient and economical way of marketing your store/brand.  Now the question is what kind of customization should I use? There are [...]

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