11 Proven Ways to Reduce Returns for Your Small Business

Online shopping is at an all-time high. Unfortunately, so are returns. As we noted in last month’s blog, Americans returned about $816 billion worth of merchandise last year, representing about 17% of all retail purchases. With the amount of returns rising steadily, your best bet as a business owner is to adopt a preventative strategy. […]

Holiday Returns: Just How Much do We Send Back?

If you are like the vast majority of American consumers, you’ll be heading to a store this January to return an item—or several items—that were less than satisfactory. As a packaging supply company, we were curious to know exactly how much Americans return throughout the holiday season each year. Here are some of the most […]

How to Organize Your Workspace in 5 Easy Steps

Every owner of a business, whether it be large or small, eventually faces the same problem: how to create a clean, organized, efficient workspace that stays that way! In celebration of the new year, we thought we’d create something that all our clients might appreciate: a simple how-to guide on how to organize your workspace, […]

Why Should I Buy Marking and Coding Equipment?

com       In our previous article, we discussed the benefits of renting industrial printers. However, even though renting offers a lot of benefits, it’s not always the best option for every situation. Below are some advantages to consider if you want to buy marking and coding equipment in Richmond. (Potentially) save money. Though renting […]

Why Should I Rent Marking and Coding Equipment?

If you’re considering buying marking and coding equipment in Virginia, you already know that it’s a big decision. The largest industrial printers can cost in the thousands of dollars, but on the upside, being able to immediately produce what you need on-site might be worth the investment. On the other hand, renting a large piece […]

Starting a CBD Company: Which Product Should I Sell?

This week, as a follow-up to our article, “How to Start Selling CBD Products,” we thought that we’d take some time to address one of the biggest stumbling blocks in starting a CBD company: choosing which type of product to sell. CBD is now available in a huge variety of forms, including oils, gummies, lotions, […]

5 Reasons Why Dropshipping is Bad for Business

In the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic, more and more people are considering leaving their jobs and launching a new endeavor. For many, that new path might be based in a passion or a hobby—like selling craft beer or homemade food. But if you’ve never been the crafty type, and the only thing you really […]

How to Start Selling CBD Products: The Basics

You’ve probably seen ads for CBD products at the pharmacy, online, in strip malls, and, well, everywhere. And at this point in time, it’s not fool’s gold—the CBD market is expected to reach $20 billion by the end of 2024. If holistic wellness is a passion of yours—or if you’re entrepreneurial-minded—you’re probably wondering how to […]

How to Sell at a Farmer’s Market

Farmer’s markets have become increasingly popular in recent years, and they’re a great way to test a new product and gather customer feedback. On the downside, it can be difficult to turn a profit at a farmer’s market, and selling at one typically involves a lot of work. Below are some tips and strategies that […]

How to Start A Food Business, Part 2: Selling Your Product

So, you’ve done everything you need to do to get up and running with your new cottage food business. You’ve familiarized yourself with the legal codes; located a manufacturing facility; and put some thought into your packaging. Now it’s time to get down to the nitty-gritty: actually pricing, selling, and shipping your products. Below are […]

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