Packaging guides and advice

How the drinks sector is evolving to cater to growing demand in online sales

Modern retail and commerce continues to evolve away from the high street and towards the digital world. Extra convenience is the key driver from the shopper’s perspective, and as a retailer, it’s simply been a case of looking to accommodate for this paradigm shift. For businesses in some industries, this has been a huge success. Online retail enables more customers from a wider expanse of geographies to be serviced, helping to bring in higher revenue and to ultimately allow a business to grow.


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What’s in store for online retailers this Christmas 2019?

As an online retailer, the run up to Christmas is arguably the most important time of year.

How successful this time proves to be for your business can shape the overall year you have. Lots of sales and happy customers and your overall margins will skyrocket. Miss out on opportunities here though, and it can be a very different picture.

To help your business have a Christmas period to remember, Macfarlane Online has picked out some of our favourite packaging options for your business to consider this Christmas. This can help you deliver the very best offering for each and every one of your customers!

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Everything you need to know about sustainable packaging

In an increasingly environmentally-conscious world, any way in which products can be created with no or minimal damage to the earth is all for the greater good.

This effort certainly extends into the packaging space, and at Macfarlane Online we are committed to offering current and finding new ways of enabling our customers to embrace sustainable packaging like never before.


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Stock your store with packing boxes for summer movers

They say that moving home is up there as one of the most stressful things a person can do.

But that’s not just something people say by the way – there are legitimate statistics to back it up.

A 2015 study from energy provider E.ON found that moving home was considered more stressful than heartbreak! This research found that 6 in 10 people found moving home to be their most stressful life event.

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Heat sealer and packaging – the perfect match

Macfarlane Online aims to provide the kind of packaging solutions that can help make things far easier for businesses across all industries.

Our range has been put together in order to provide flexibility, ease of use and value for money for our customers.

As part of this ambition, we have a selection of polythene packaging products that can help protect all manner of items and products while in transit.

To keep these polythene packaging products secure, the best way of sealing things up is with our range of heat sealers at Macfarlane Online.

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