For clothing manufacturers and vendors alike, the biggest challenge is finding hangers and display aids that safely exhibit T-shirts, jeans and other wardrobe essentials. After all, there’s no quicker way to NOT sell something than for it to fall to the floor! Fortunately, Allen Field offers almost a dozen shirt clips that will not only keep
The staff at Allen Field is always looking for ways to modernize the packaging and packaging design experience. And one few innovations are as likely to positively impact packaging design in the coming years is 3-D printing. It only makes sense—3-D movies are all the rage, so why not bring 3-D to store displays worldwide?
Few display aids are more vital to the sales of the products they display than hooks, clips and hangers. Not only do these display aids have to be sturdy and durable enough to keep the product visible and aloft—nobody’s going to buy anything that’s fallen to the ground—but they must also be aesthetically appealing in
Most people associate February 14 with roses, candy hearts and chocolates. But at Allen Field, we can’t think of any better way to celebrate Valentine’s Day than by attending WestPack, which takes place from February 12-14 at the Anaheim Convention Center and is one of the biggest packaging get-togethers of the year! The WestPack focuses on
Shoppers of all ages are in agreement: Ultra-thin packaging is the way to go. But you might be surprised to learn that the philosophies of shoppers differ according to age. A study of shoppers in the United Kingdom by Canadean Consumer revealed that younger consumers are more enthusiastic about ultra-thing packaging. According to the study,
The efficiency revolution in packaging is at least a couple of decades old. Remember when compact discs came in long boxes? Exactly! Retailers remain in constant search of advances that will allow them to display products in a more resourceful manner. And consumers support these efforts. According to a study by Canadean Consumer, nine out
Hurricane Sandy brought much of the country to a standstill at the end of October, but she couldn’t stop the 2012 Pack Expo from becoming this year’s biggest packaging and processing trade show in the world! While many potential attendees were stuck on the east coast because of Sandy, this year’s Pack Expo—which was held
Like most businesses, packaging design is going global. According to the report of the Global Geographical Growth Markets for Packaging, China will account for 25 percent of the world’s global retail packaging demand by 2015. By then, the United States is predicted to rank 13th in worldwide retail packaging demand. In addition, while the world’s
Selling shoes is a lot of fun. Finding a way to display them, on the other hand, is anything but. For decades storeowners have stacked shoeboxes—regardless of the size of the shoe inside each box—one on top of the other, because there’s simply no other effective way of displaying the product. Until now that is!
For those of us into packaging design, there’s no better way to spend Halloween than at the Pack Expo in Chicago from October 28 through 31! There’ll be no tricks there, just the latest treats in packaging design from more than 1,800 suppliers—including Allen Field, which will be there at booth no. 7732. More than