Packaging and ecommerce advice for business growth

With the thousands of packaging solutions we provide, you’re never stuck for options at Lil Packaging. To help you find out what you need, how best to use it, or if you’re thinking of shipping to a different country, we’ve developed a collection of business-led articles designed to keep you in the know.

In our blog, you’ll find everything you need to know, and more, about branding, e-commerce, and packaging for your business. Yes, that’s right, packaging can help grow your business. Don’t believe us? Check out the content below. For more information on our packaging solutions, pop across to our range here.

Case study roundup – five neat examples of creative custom postal packaging

At Lil Packaging, we’re lucky enough to work with some amazing brands, with amazing products. We love a challenge, and creating the ideal packaging for our clients — whether luxury fashion or children’s toys — ensures the items inside are protected and presented to buyers beautifully. This is an essential part of any modern brand’s marketing strategy: with …

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Our top three eco-friendly alternatives for protective packaging

As an e-commerce store owner, it’s your duty to protect the long-term interests of your business and customers. And at this time of heightened environmental awareness, nothing’s more integral to everyone than using sustainable materials.

While you may have focussed on running an ethical store that features products made from biodegradable goods, have you spared a thought for the packaging …

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Pharmica – packaging for online pharmacy delivery | case study

Case Studies

The Challenge

Pharmica offers a wide range of treatments through a free online prescription service. They provide cutting-edge technology to automate and innovate to deliver a super convenient, safer and more discrete health care experience. All medicines are dispensed from their Central London based registered pharmacy.

They had a clear need for postal packaging that was fast, versatile, protective …

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Eco Packaging Hacks – Sustainable ways to create the perfect unboxing experience

As a customer, nothing beats unboxing a new product. In fact, unwrapping new deliveries is so exciting for the customer that it’s become a YouTube sensation. In 2011, for instance, the channel DisneyCollectorBR began unboxing children’s toys on YouTube — and quickly became an internet phenomenon. It now ranks in the top 10 most viewed channels on YouTube with almost 15

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Beyond branding: how to add a personal touch to your packaging

As we see more e-commerce stores replace high street retailers, we’re fast getting used to selling and purchasing goods with no face-to-face interaction whatsoever. Yet, customer service — and satisfaction — are still so important for modern businesses.

That’s why customer satisfaction doesn’t just feel good, it’s also great for your business. Given that you might never meet customers face-to-face, making …

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Hornby Case Study

Case Studies

The Challenge

Hornby and their logistics & fulfilment partner were having real problems with their packaging, and also felt they could increase the efficiency of their packing teams by reducing pack times, and increasing throughput.

Hornby needed Lil Packaging to help them overcome their packaging difficulties, and help achieve these efficiences.

The Problems

Hornby, famous for their train sets and …

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Sony and the Lil Envelope | Case Study

Case Studies

The Challenge

Sony started a project to begin sending out CD’s and DVD’s directly to consumers via an ecommerce channel. Sony had for a long time been using corrugated cardboard ‘wrap sheeting’ with sealing tape to send out products in other areas of its business, so there was a perfectly natural assumption to use the same practices and technology with …

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Christmas festive shutdown period and last orders 2018-2019

Lil News

For all of you online sellers and mail order traders out there prepping and packing up your Christmas orders, I’m sure you’ll be ecstatic for the peak period to come to a close. But for now, if you need any emergency last-minute packaging orders from us, here’s some key information about our Christmas trading:

  • Thursday 13th December – last delivery
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