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Author : Gift Packaging   Date Posted : 28 May 2020  

There has been the smallest increase in price, we have tried to keep this to a minimum, price would have gone up ~$1.00 We have also had to change the way we pack our tissue paper reams. Due to increase in freight/courier companies declaring our large flat tissue paper ream parcels with 'manual handling' due to be being "flat". The charges for manual handling fees are ~$10 per carton! We don't want to make shipping more expensive or charge more for our tissue paper, so we have had to change the packing. The tissue paper reams will now be folded in half. So the carton is half the size, and less "flat". We are sorry if this causes any inconvenience. ... continue reading


Author : Gift Packaging   Date Posted : 19 May 2020  

Today we have added a new pickup option - Pickup Express - 3 hours. You can collect your order within 3 hours of ordering . We will literally drop what we are doing and get your order ready for collection! We have been inundated with requests for same day pickups, and usually we are pretty quick having orders ready quickly, however when its busy, orders can be 2-3 business days with the packing team. So to make sure we can accommodate everyone and those who urgently need to collect, we now have a new pickup option for express pickups. There is a small fee attached , but this means you could have 1-2 staff members running around getting it all ready for you! Jumping your order ahead of the list. ... continue reading


Author : Gift Packaging   Date Posted : 17 May 2020  

Now more than ever, small businesses are jumping on the trend of online shopping, kickstarting their e-commerce store as the COVID-19 pandemic continues to make its mark. Keeping relevant and agile in a time of uncertainty means offering your customers more accessibility to your brand, and right now, there’s no bigger way to do that than to take your store to the digital world. But gearing up to kickstart your own online shop does take some preparation. One of those key steps is making sure you’ve got all the essentials on hand you need to really ‘wow’ your loyal customers. Ultimately, you want them to return, and nothing goes the extra mile quite like quality product packaging and presentation. The product packaging essentials you need for your online store Don’t just throw your goods in a box and hope that’s enough to get by.... continue reading


Author : Gift Packaging   Date Posted : 15 May 2020  

Gifting a bottle of wine can sometimes come off a little underwhelming if you don’t prep the overall presentation with a little more jazz and flair. If you’ve spent a good amount of time and money on finding the perfect drop for someone, it’s always well worth the extra effort to make it look the part as well. So in this post, we’re highlighting some easy ways you can get creative when it comes to personalising that top-notch vino for a friend, family member or colleague. Create a kit out of it A great way to put some extra pizazz into this kind of approach is to make a whole ensemble out of it. Create a sangria kit – for example – so that the receiver has all the essentials on hand to make the ultimate cocktail whenever they’re craving it. Tip: If you’re gifting sparkling wine, include a few different types of fresh fruits in your kit as well. ... continue reading


Author : Gift Packaging   Date Posted : 13 May 2020  

Whether you’re gifting someone something special, or you’re a brand looking to up your antics for creating the ultimate first impression, wrapping your goods is the first best step to take. The unboxing experience is one of the most exciting parts of getting something from the local mailman, or as a kind gesture from a friend or loved one. So, what’s the best way to wrap any kind of shape, without any fuss or hassle? Our experts have collated their top tips in this article to help you get started. Fun fact: Did you know that a recent survey found 67 per cent of respondents don’t like gift wrapping ? Your brand’s presentation Even if you're not handing something over to someone as a gift or nice gesture, mailing goods out as a b... continue reading


Author : Gift Packaging   Date Posted : 1 May 2020  

Mother’s Day is fast approaching, and with the pandemic in full-swing, there’s no better time to show your love and appreciation to your special mum. However, sometimes finding the right gift to express your gratitude and affection can be a bit of a hurdle, so we’ve collated some of the best gift ideas doing the rounds on social media. Best of all, your wallet will love you for them. A cosy pyjama set Choose a print or colour that you know your mum will love – from bunnies to stripes or polka dots – and prepare them for the colder season at the same time. Plus, it’s likely she’s spending more time than usual in her PJs anyway, so this idea is extra nifty. We recommend opting for something with that ‘buttery’, soft feeling. A fresh set of blooms You can never go wrong with a vase of stunning flowers, especially when you assemble them with all of her favourite picks. Jazz it all u... continue reading


Author : Gift Packaging   Date Posted : 1 April 2020  

It's time to think of the types of products and services you may want to get infront of your clients and customers. At the moment, having deliveries or dropping off products to customers locally is the best approach to take. Whether it's your product, combining your product with a new product, or maybe sourcing something entirely new! You could start making new assortments of hampers, gift sets and even care packs to deliver to your customers. Care Packs For your loved ones, parents, grandparents and even for the Kids! You could include Puzzles, Arts/Crafts, magazines, chocolate, tea, coffee and biscuits. You may have a special client that you want to send something to! Keep those special relationships buzzing and grow them stronger! ... continue reading


Author : Gift Packaging   Date Posted : 27 March 2020  

We've put together some wonderful inspiration for you all this Easter. Take a look at the many ways you can transform a few packaging accessories into a gift that could bring a smile, to anyone's dial. ... continue reading


Author : Digital Eagles   Date Posted : 16 March 2020  

If you’re not feeling so handy with finding a unique way to present your gift for the happy couple, we’ve got a few creative ideas up our sleeves to get you started. Put on your artsy hat – you’ll need it for this one. ... continue reading


Author : Digital Eagles   Date Posted : 15 March 2020  

Luckily, there are a few hacks you can employ in order to create the perfect look each and every time. Seriously, you’ll make it look like you had a professional on hand. Here’s how we perfect our wrapping skills on round goodies. ... continue reading


Author : Gift Packaging   Date Posted : 20 January 2020  

Running your business is a challenge in itself, but adding in the need to stock up on packaging essentials when you need them most, can often come at a time that’s not so convenient. If your hip-pocket is taking a hit and you need some relief, all the while grabbing those must-haves for your business needs, then we’ve got you sorted with our new payment options. Introducing Afterpay and Zip Pay – two innovative ways to checkout your items next time you fill up your cart with us online. What is Afterpay and Zip Pay? These days, it can be hard to find the funds to purchase things you desperately need – be it professionally or personally. Both of these payment platforms allow you to checkout at participating online stores (like us) and pay ove... continue reading


Author : Gift Packaging   Date Posted : 10 January 2020  

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