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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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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