Trends in Packaging Industry in 2017

The structure of the packaging, the role of "online" packaging, the trend of smart packaging and packaging experience, are some of the factors that will drive the industry this year.

Tuesday, January 10, 2017

From a report by PROCOMER:

Five trends will drive the market of packaging and bottling, announced the Mintel in its report "Global Packaging Trends 2017". The points, which the firm inidcates must be taken into consideration by manufacturers, consumers, retailers and industrialists in order to achieve better results and be at the forefront are:

The [Re] Union of Package Structure and Branding
The time is now for brands to roll out unique packaging structures that not only differentiate on shelf, but also help form and support brand identity.
The Face and Role of Packaging Online
As e-commerce grows, brands must explore both the opportunities and threats that this can bring, as the shift from in-store to shopping becomes a core part of the packaging design conversation and brief.
Packaging Gets Smart, Active and Intelligent
While there is a lack of standardized definitions for smart, active, intelligent, and even mobile-enabled packaging, there are still clear and measurable connections with consumers and in some cases it is even saving lives.
The Experience of Packaging
Packaging design has become dominated by the need for brand recognition and variant identification and information. Consumers are increasingly looking for brands to entertain and engage them.
Extend My Brand
Price is a key factor in consumers’ purchasing decisions, but brand trust also plays a pivotal role. Brands can leverage trust to create loyalty and extend a product portfolio well beyond traditional categories.

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