Be Held: The Art of Packaging

I didn’t have the type of mother who said things like, “Well, you’re a sight to behold,” but if I did, she would have said that to me just about every day during my middle school years. I regret many of the outfits I wore in the mid- to late-eighties, […]

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To Natural Products Expo West and Back

There are probably only two places where you can find a DJ spinning tunes for a baby food brand, a grown man dressed as the Lorax, and a yogurt container the size of a condo. The first is New York’s hottest nightclub, where I’ve never been, and the second, from […]

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St. Louis Beer Scene, We Champion You

If you were of drinking age in the 80’s and 90’s, you probably know that a beer drinker had few options back then (in America, at least, and especially in the AB-dominated Midwest). There certainly weren’t many imports at that time, the craft beer movement had barely taken root, and […]

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Package Design Preferred 3 to 1

Store brands, over the last two years, have protected or increased their market share in 75% of the top 100 consumer packaged goods categories* For over a decade, private label brands have outpaced national brand favorites in several categories. The economy, to a significant degree, has driven consumers to explore […]

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Fresh Positioning

Landshire is a manufacturer and marketer of packaged sandwiches and snacks distributed throughout the United States. Landshire had a business-to-business website and needed a consumer-driven website that also promoted their companies’ growing capabilities. Moreover, Landshire was receiving pressure from Walmart to boost sales or face the loss of shelf space. […]

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