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A list of green and creative packaging ideas

Consumers in 2022 are conscious of their purchasing behaviors, and they're on the lookout for eco-friendly products offered by brands that value sustainability. Shrewd businesses understand this digital-native generation's desire for greater environmental sustainability, and many are now offering green and creative packaging solutions to address that desire. Let's explore some of the most eco-friendly and interesting packaging ideas that budding businesses and new entrepreneurs can explore to attract a wider community of environmentally conscious customers. Minimalist designs Simple, minimalis...

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The true cost of online shopping At some point, we’re going to stop calling it “online shopping” because it’s so common, and going out to browse the shops will have a special name. The shift to shopping online was so quick, that 165 BILLION packages are now shipped every year in the US. That’s 5,000 per second! We’re very good about recycling our cardboard boxes, but those only represent the cost of a shipment that we can see. The hidden costs come in the form of carbon emissions from the manufacture of shipping materials and the transportation of the items shipped. The World Economic Forum es...

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Some essentials before creating your ecommerce business

You have decided that 2023 will be the year you finally realize your e-commerce site dream, the business idea that you’ve had in mind for some time. Great! Before you get started, it’s a good idea to do some research and be prepared. Here are 9 essentials that will help set you up for success. Knowing the market, the competition, the target audience, your brand, your business plan and how to market your site are all essential elements for growing a company. In this article, we will explore each of these points in more detail. 1. Understanding your market First of all, it is important to know t...


VAT: New rules applicable for the European Union from July 1st 2021

On July 1, 2021, the VAT rules applicable to distance selling and more broadly to BtoC E-commerce will be profoundly modified for all European Union (EU) countries. The implementation of the set of texts amending these rules, known as the "E-commerce package", consisting of Directives 2017/2455 of December 2017 and 2019/1995 of November 2019 which was initially supposed to come into force on January 1, 2021 has ultimately been postponed by 6 months due to Covid-19. Redefining the concept of distance selling and introducing a single threshold Among the new features are the redefinition of the c...

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