THE ADVANTAGE OF CUSTOM PRINTED TISSUE

Gift wrapping the customer’s purchases has long been a tradition for many gift and jewelry shops as well. While we are seeing a trend towards gift bags and away from gift boxes, there is still an overwhelming demand for tissue paper to either stuff in the bag or fold over the purchased product in a gift box.Are you [...]

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Is Omnichannel for Small Biz or Just the Big Boxes?

The internet is supposed to be the great equalizer, scrappy small businesses can compete head to head with Goliath sized competitors if their willing to put in the work. To some extent that is the case, many small retailers have reported solid through ecommerce channels and all around the cost of doing business online is [...]

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Better Business Bureau, an expense or an investment?

As a small business we’re all inundated with places to spend our hard earned profits. Many of these expenditures are on things that don’t help us grow our business, but are necessary evils, such as; trash collection, rent, water, etc. I call these pure expenses. Then there are expenditures that I consider investments [...]

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Packaging Cookies and Other Gourmet Gifts

Gifts aren’t just for the big holidays or life events. There are many times when an every day gift is the perfect way to lift someone’s spirits or enhance a friendship. Often these every day gifts (or “just because” gifts as I call them) take the form of a gourmet treat. Why? Because, many of our memories revolve around [...]

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TIPS FOR RECEIVING YOUR MERCHANDISE ORDERS

Whether you are a distributor or a retail merchant, you are constantly receiving product that you have ordered. In our customer service department we receive calls daily where our customers call in to tell us they didn’t receive a product or they got the wrong item in their order.If you call right away, in most instances [...]

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How to Gift Wrap Anything Like a Pro

Those gifts in the catalog or online all look so beautiful, with their perfect bows, and stylish gift patterns. So you buy the same gift wrap, and the perfect matching ribbon. But somehow your gift still looks on the frumpy side when you’re all done. Believe it or not , there is just one simple secret you need to know to [...]

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ARE TRADES SHOWS ESSENTIAL TO YOUR BUSINESS?

How do you find new products to sell in your store? Do you attend every trade show in your area or even travel hundreds of miles to see what is new? As a Marketing Manager, I have attended trade shows all over the east coast. I find them very informative, vastly stocked with thousands of booths and vendors, which can be [...]

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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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