October 19th, 2016
In Q3 2016, the global economic outlook declined as mounting uncertainty in Europe, the UK and the US outweighed any boost from the BRICs. This quarter, fast moving consumer goods (FMCG) forecast growth revisions from Euromonitor International’s Industry Forecast Model generally point to marginal retail sales downgrades through 2020.
March 8th, 2012
2012 promises to be an interesting year for packaging. Continuing stagnation in North America and Western Europe poses challenges to brand owners. With value and economy product offerings now commonplace in these markets, how can brand owners utilise packaging to increase their value share? Meanwhile the developing markets of Asia Pacific, Latin America and Middle […]
January 10th, 2011
With 2009 and 2010 dominated by the economic situation, it has been tough times for packaging. Whilst this may suggest it’s a good time for retrenchment and falling back on tried and tested packaging, we’ve seen that even in trying times, innovation is key to engaging with consumers and maintaining sales. Packaging innovation in a […]