News for January 28

The Challenges of Ecommerce Packaging

The rise in ecommerce has led to a corresponding rise in packaging. According to design engineer Emmy Corman, ecommerce packagers faces three challenges that need to be overcome: 1) reducing waste, 2) improving shelf presence, and 3) optimizing returns-costs in a small-package shipping environment.    Read More>


Ecommerce Predictions for 2019

The Chief Product Officer of BigCommerce has looked into the future and seen four 2019 trends— 1) direct-to-consumer brands will continue to thrive, 2) headless commerce (the ability to pair any content management system with any backend payment platform) will grow, 3) Amazon will keep raising the bar, and 4) virtual-reality shopping will remain more a trendy promise than a reality.  Read More>