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Feb 01, 2008 | 11:10 AM CST

Wal-Mart Packaging Scorecard Goes Live

On February 2, 2008, Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. officially begin using its packaging scorecard to rate suppliers on their progress toward developing sustainable packaging...

Jan 17, 2008 | 05:58 PM CST

O-I to Close Canadian Glass Container Plant

Owens-Illinois will close its glass container plant in Scoudouc, New Brunswick; company cites market conditions...

Jan 15, 2008 | 10:36 AM CST

Going Global with Brand Security

Globally, counterfeit trade, including brand diversion, is expected to exceed $900 billion by 2010, according to the World Trade Organization. Brand security measures must be considered and acted upon in the early marketing stages, and these measures should be evaluated along the entire supply chain.

Jan 10, 2008 | 04:13 PM CST

Supply Chain: Designing a Cosmetic Supply Chain

By: Simon Kaye

Today’s cosmetics industry relies on ingredients and components sourced and manufactured globally. Designing a successful supply chain requires a top-down view that puts all the pieces together.

Dec 10, 2007 | 12:51 PM CST

ICMAD Presents Young Designers’ Awards

By: Nancy Jeffries

ICMAD (Independent Cosmetic Manufacturers and Distributors), held its annual Young Designers’ Awards Dinner at 24 Fifth. The competition was established in 1999 to encourage and develop young creative talent in the cosmetic and personal care industries.

Dec 10, 2007 | 11:51 AM CST

Chemical Reaction: Skin Care: The Importance of Feel

By: Steve Herman

It is necessary to formulate a product with pleasing sensory attributes and to confirm the results with meaningful tests. Using systematic methods to create the proper feel and appearance is a prerequisite for a new formulation.

Dec 10, 2007 | 11:47 AM CST

Marketing Matters: Packaging and the Brand Experience—New Frontiers

By: Liz Grubow

Meeting new expectations inherent in the green trend, in concert with maintaining elegant and sophisticated packaging across beauty and personal care categories, will change the landscape of the brand experience and the relationship that marketers have with their customers.

Dec 10, 2007 | 11:38 AM CST

Natural Product Packaging

By: Red R. Thalhammer

Consumers seeking organic and natural products look for brands that speak to their lifestyle approach. The packaging of such products must appeal to this contemporary mind-set.

Nov 19, 2007 | 10:32 AM CST

Bull Frog Utilizes EP Systems' Bag-on-valve

Packaging separates ingredients from the compressed air that powers the aerosol...

Oct 02, 2007 | 10:23 AM CDT

Counteract Counterfeits

By: Rick Van Arnam, Esq.

Counterfeiting is a growing industry unto itself, and while stemming the tide grows increasingly difficult, there are steps a company can take to help safeguard its valuable IP and branding.