Amazon, Walmart Lead Retail Innovation as Spiraling Packaging Costs Can’t Be Ignored

As the widespread and indiscriminate impact of inflation puts increasing strain on consumers and businesses alike, retailers and their suppliers have begun to seek savings and innovation in seemingly mundane areas that historically have been relegated or ignored.

A prime example of this growing focus on cost cuts and new efficiencies can be seen in the recent surge in interest surrounding packaging — a critical but often overlooked aspect of retailing that got little attention and was typically seen as a simple cost of doing business.

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