Trends in Retail Shopping Bags

Retail shopping bags are becoming more and more creative. Retailers and brands are moving past the plain paper or plastic shopping bags and using their bags to further express creativity. When it comes to paper retail shopping bags and reusable retail shopping bags, the sky is the limit. Retailers are now getting incredibly creative with the bags they are handing their customers.

Here are just a few of the new trends when it comes to retail shopping bags:

The Illusion

Retailers have gotten so creative with their bags that they will actually have you doing a double take.

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Lipton Clear Green Tea Bag: Carry Bag (Image Credit: Imtiyaz Khan)

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Shumensko Beer: Beer Crate (Image Credit: Chavdar Kenarov & Marsel Levi)

Functional Design

Get creative and think outside the box when it comes to the basic functionality of your bag by finding interesting ways to incorporate the handle into the design of the bag in a unique way.

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YKM: Jump Rope Bag (Advertising Agency: TBWA, Istanbul)

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Kong: Shoelace Bag (Advertising Agency: Rave Communications, Birmingham, UK)

Attention Grabbing Designs

Creating an eye catching design for your retail shopping bags is a great way to capture attention.

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Stop’n Grow – Nail Biter Bag (Image Credit: David Mously)

Thinking Outside the Retail Shopping Bag

Retail shopping bags no longer have to be boring! It is time to think outside of the bag and get creative. Reusable bags are one of the easiest ways for your business to achieve brand impressions over and over again. When you send your customer home with a reusable bag, they will reuse it! Your customers will be even more likely to reuse your bag if the design is fun and creative.

Not sure how to think outside the bag? Let us help! Our creative team is ready to help you create a design that will be sure to turn some heads. Learn more about our creative packaging services today.


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