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Aug 05, 2008 | 02:09 PM CDT
By: Valerie Hart
Understanding consumer preferences is critical to the success of any product. There are key concerns and critical test aspects that need to be considered in developing and conducting consumer studies that lead to this understanding.
Aug 05, 2008 | 02:01 PM CDT
By: Jeff Falk
Though the boom in China’s economy means a more affluent consumer, U.S. and European brands turning to Asia as a supply chain feel pressure from rising shipping costs and logistical challenges. If you haven’t entered the market yet, you may be too late.
Jul 21, 2008 | 12:34 PM CDT
Alcan Packaging has signed a share purchase agreement to acquire Russian-based Tubapak tube manufacturing facility...
Jun 16, 2008 | 12:01 PM CDT
By: Jeff Falk
Supplemental to Fanning the Flames of Innovation, from the June 2008 issue. MWV (MeadWestvaco) discusses brand/supplier partnerships, brand/packaging strategic uses, sustainable packaging and more.
Jun 09, 2008 | 03:18 PM CDT
By: Simon Kaye
In today’s hypercompetitive market, lost shipments are unacceptable and unnecessary.
Jun 09, 2008 | 03:05 PM CDT
By: Larry Nielsen
The consumer’s first impression of your product can mean the difference between success and failure, and unwanted or unmasked odors in cosmetic or personal care products often make for a negative first impression. Don’t be in a position where an off-putting odor keeps repeat buyers away or harms your brand equity.
Jun 09, 2008 | 03:02 PM CDT
By: Bill Hunt
Once, brand owners had to babysit fillers—not any longer. From lipstick to liquid fill, contract manufacturing is maturing. Old line companies are becoming more modern, and new nimble, high-quality shops are emerging.
Jun 09, 2008 | 02:56 PM CDT
By: Karen A. Newman
The boom in antiaging skin care gave a big boost to specialty contract manufacturers, but those with broader offerings have also gained from the category’s growth and influence.
Jun 09, 2008 | 02:54 PM CDT
By: Leslie Benson
Quick turnaround tops marketer demands on today’s contract manufacturers.
Jun 05, 2008 | 09:42 AM CDT
Companies will combine new copolyester with performance-enhancing additives…