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E-Commerce and Subscription Boxes – Keeping it simple and green!

custom printed mailer box, one color on Kraft

We have done a tremendous number of multicolor RSC and die cut mailer boxes of every style, size and shape. However, there are times when our clients prefer a minimalist approach to branding. Let’s face it, is there a more effective or minimal branding than the iconic Amazon “smile”?

Keeping it simple and avoiding multiple colors can make a lot of sense from several perspectives including mailer box cost as well as flexographic print plate cost. That does not mean the end result has to look plain or boring. Check out these recent boxes we helped our customers create:

Groovy Lab in a Box – their design makes maximum use … Read More

NEW! Enhanced Digital Print for Packaging Capabilities

multi-color without plates

We are constantly adding new manufacturing partners and potential solutions to our lineup because our customers’ needs are always changing and expanding.

Most of the printing we do on corrugated board and paperboard is high speed flexographic, resulting in great results at the lowest possible cost. However, there are times when more is needed in terms of flexibility or image quality and digital printing fills a very important void for high quality but short run applications.

No Cutting Dies? No Printing Plates? No problem!

While flexographic printing is by far much more economical on a cost per piece basis, it can also be expensive from a startup perspective because the … Read More

Custom Printed Shopping Bags – A Great Way to Advertise Your Brand!

Custom Printed Paper Shopping Bags

Nashville Wraps probably sells more shopping bags to independent retailers than just about anyone. Customers agree that our bags are a great way to brand their store image. For a limited time, our printed shopping bags are on sale!

From designer collections to our solid color kraft bags, we can hot stamp your store name or logo on the bags in-house for just pennies a bag. It’s a smart way to spend your advertising dollar since your customers will be walking billboards for your business.

Most of our paper shopping bags and many of our plastic shopping bags are made from recycled materials. We have lots of bags that are … Read More

ALL Globe Guard® RSC STOCK boxes priced for clearance!

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Sad but true. We are discontinuing our program of stock RSC style shipping boxes.Here are a few of the questions we have already been asked:

Are all Globe Guard® 100% recycled content RSC boxes no longer available?

The only part of our program that is being eliminating is the stock boxes. We can still custom run plain or printed boxes as ordered in any size or board grade.

What is the minimum for a “custom run”

In most cases the minimum is 1,000 per size whether they are plain or printed. Let us price printed boxes for you and you will be surprised how relatively inexpensive they can be. In … Read More

Choosing the Best Compostable or Recycled Packaging and Labels

BPI Compostable Logo

There are now many sustainable packaging choices. How do you know what to choose for your sustainable packaging and labels?

Options abound!

To keep things simple, let’s consider the scenario of a sustainable business seeking adhesive labels.

Focus On What’s Important

When determining which adhesive label solution to choose, focus on these two decision criteria: 1) what is important to your sustainable business position, and 2) what is important for performance requirements of your packaging.

Your product and company sustainable position are important to the packaging choices you … Read More

Resource Guide and FAQ for E-Commerce and Subscription Box Programs

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It is a very exciting time when contemplating creating your own internet business but it can also be an extremely stressful time because there is much more involved than it appears. When we launched our first e-commerce web site in 2008, we suddenly realized how much we did not know, and the importance of learning it all quickly to avoid unnecessary costs and delays.

We have enjoyed working with the subscription box market for several years and have assisted over forty different companies from concept to successful launch. They ship everything from healthy snacks to DIY jewelry designs and we are proud to say our customers stand out in an … Read More

Additional Green Resources and Products

  • Jonah Coyote Design
  • Sustainable is Good
  • All About the Future
  • Green America
  • Dharma Merchant Services
  • Let's Go Green
  • Zing Green Products
  • Promotional Product Soltutions
  • Wabnitz Editions
  • Squishy Press
  • Teragren
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