Talk the Talk: Packaging Lingo Explained

Whether you are a savvy retail purchaser or a “power shopper” curious to know more about the industry, the following list of packaging terminology will ensure you can talk sensibly and smartly about packaging – to your vendors for your next promotion or to your friends at your next happy hour! Here goes the list: Paper Natural Kraft – a type of natural paper that has no coating and has not gone through a chemical bleaching process; normally brown in…

GlobalShop: 12,000 Retail Professionals Descend on Vegas

One could argue Las Vegas has more “consumables” than any other American city. Therefore it made for an extremely relevant backdrop for GlobalShop, an annual store design and retail marketing show that brings together retailers, brand marketers and industry suppliers. This year’s show was held March 18-21, 2014 at Mandalay Bay Conference Center in Las Vegas, Nevada. Cadence Packaging professionals were among the 12,000 event attendees – representing all 50 U.S. states and 64 countries – there to exchange ideas…

Will Your Retail Packaging Have the Latest Pantone Colors for Spring 2014?

The Spring Fashion Color Report for spring and summer 2014 has been unveiled! Make sure you’re entering the season with style, utilizing the top forecasted men’s and women’s colors on your packaging.

Neo Materialism, Macro Trend: Objects with Physical Presence

A focused and painstaking craft brings artsy creativity and new beauty to the traditional shopping bag. Delicate scalper-cut trees are crafted inside the paper shopping bags of global fashion brands Chanel, Hermes, and Dior, exemplifying Spring/Summer 2015 macro trend, neo materialism.