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Retail-Ready Packaging in the US

  • ID: 4755714
  • Report
  • February 2019
  • Region: United States
  • 182 Pages
  • The Freedonia Group
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Retail-Ready Packaging in the US

US demand for retail-ready packaging is projected to climb 6.1% per year to $7.9 billion in 2023. Retail-ready packaging is especially important to retailers in the e-commerce age, as it simplifies stocking, reduces operating costs, and keeps shelves more organized, allowing brick and mortar stores to remain competitive with online retailers.

This report covers retail-ready packaging by Product and Market, along with a discussion of general packaging industry trends and consumer trends. Data are given in dollar value.

Retail-ready packaging covered in the study includes:

Corrugated Boxes

Corrugated Floor Displays

Folding Cartons

Reusable Plastic Containers

Pad and Shrink Film Packaging

Markets for retail-ready packaging include:

Food (fresh produce; candy and confections; bakery products; snack food; grain products; canned food; dairy products; meat, poultry, and seafood; pet food; frozen food; and other food)

Beverages

Nonfood

Scope of the Report

This report covers the scope, size, and growth of the US retail-ready packaging market including key trends in applications and market segmentation. Historical data are provided for 2008, 2013, and 2018 with forecasts for 2023. Data are provided in dollar value. Also included are survey data on consumer preferences and behavior and analysis of the industry’s key players and their market shares.
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1. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY
2. OVERVIEW
Key Findings
Packaging Industry Trends
Manufacturer Efforts to Address Evolving Consumer Values
Convenience
Sustainability
Product Differentiation
Technology
Retail-Ready Packaging Trends
Scope & Current Level of Adoption
Performance Characteristics & Benefits
Venues Using Retail-Ready Packaging
Smart Features
Consumer Trends
Consumer Trends Affect Retail-Ready Packaging Use by Retailers
Consumers Like Food with Premium Characteristics
E-Commerce Increasingly a Preferred Purchase Method
Omnichannel Marketing Drives In-Store Purchases, Especially with Young People
Shopping at Grocery Stores
Shopping at Discount Stores
The Great Recession Influence on Shopping Trends
Dollar Stores
Warehouse Clubs
Mass Merchandisers
Foot Traffic in the Age of E-Commerce
Environmental & Regulatory Trends
Sustainability Initiatives & Other Environmental Factors
Recycling Infrastructure
Government Regulations
Global Retail-Ready Packaging Trends
Market Environment
Trade
Tariffs
3. PRODUCTS
Key Findings
Retail-Ready Packaging: Demand by Product
Corrugated Boxes
Product Description
Scope
Trays
Perforated & Modified Display Boxes
Combination Tray & Shipper Boxes
Modular Produce Boxes
Demand Forecast
Opportunities
Fast-Growing Markets
Smarter Design
Suppliers
Corrugated Displays
Product Description
Scope
Freestanding Floor Displays
Hanging Displays
Bulk Bins
Demand Forecast
Suppliers
Folding Cartons
Product Description
Scope
Standard Paperboard Folding Cartons
Mini-Flute Folding Cartons
High-Strength Folding Cartons
Demand Forecast & Opportunities
Suppliers
Reusable Plastic Containers
Product Description
Scope
Beverage RPCs
Produce RPCs
Other RPCs
Demand Forecast & Opportunities
Suppliers
Pad & Shrink Film Packaging
Product Description & Scope
Demand Forecast & Opportunities
Suppliers
4. MARKETS
Key Findings
Retail-Ready Packaging: Demand by Market
Food Retail-Ready Packaging
Demand by Application
Fresh Produce
Candy & Confections
Bakery Products
Snack Food
Grain Products
Canned Food
Dairy Products
Meat, Poultry, & Seafood
Frozen Food
Pet Food
Other Food Applications
Beverage Retail-Ready Packaging
Nonfood Retail-Ready Packaging
Demand Forecast
Cosmetics & Toiletries: Opportunities
Household Cleaning Products: Opportunities
Office Products: Opportunities
Pharmaceuticals: Opportunities
Other Nonfood Applications
5. INDUSTRY STRUCTURE
Key Findings & Industry Composition
Market Share
Acquisitions & Divestitures
Competitive Strategies
Marketing Strategies
Distribution Strategies
Manufacturing Capabilities
Importance of Production Diversification
Package Design Services & Research & Development
Printing Capabilities
List of Industry Participants
6. APPENDIX
Scope
Definitions
Abbreviations
Freedonia Methodology
Study-Specific Methodology
Sources
Associations & Agencies
Related Studies & Reports
Macroeconomic Assumptions
Economic Environment
Demographics
Consumer Spending
Retail Sales
Manufacturers’ Shipments
Food Manufacturing Outlook
Packaging Industry Outlook
Produce Outlook
LIST OF TABLES
2. OVERVIEW
Table 2-1 - Characteristics that Consumers Like to See in Their Foods, 2018 (percent)
Table 2-2 - Reasons that Consumers Shop Online, 2018 (percent of consumers who shop online)
Table 2-3 - Shopping Behaviors & Enjoyment by Age Bracket, 2018 (percent)
Table 2-4 - Selected Grocery Stores Where Consumers Have Shopped in the Last 4 Weeks, 2016 – 2018 (percent)
Table 2-5 - Selected Stores Where Consumers Have Shopped in the Last 3 Months, 2008 – 2018 (percent)
3. PRODUCTS
Table 3-1 - Retail-Ready Packaging Demand by Product, 2008 – 2023 (million dollars)
Table 3-2 - Retail-Ready Corrugated Box Demand by Market, 2008 – 2023 (million dollars)
Table 3-3 - Retail-Ready Corrugated Display Demand by Market, 2008 – 2023 (million dollars)
Table 3-4 - Retail-Ready Folding Carton Demand by Market, 2008 – 2023 (million dollars)
Table 3-5 - Retail-Ready Reusable Plastic Container Demand by Market, 2008 – 2023 (million dollars)
Table 3-6 - Retail-Ready Pad & Shrink Film Demand by Market, 2008 – 2023 (million dollars)
4. MARKETS
Table 4-1 - Retail-Ready Packaging Demand by Market, 2008 – 2023 (million dollars)
Table 4-2 - Food Retail-Ready Packaging Demand by Application, 2008 – 2023 (million dollars)
Table 4-3 - Fresh Produce Retail-Ready Packaging Demand by Product, 2008 – 2023 (million dollars)
Table 4-4 - Candy & Confection Retail-Ready Packaging Demand by Product, 2008 – 2023 (million dollars)
Table 4-5 - Bakery Product Retail-Ready Packaging Demand by Product, 2008 – 2023 (million dollars)
Table 4-6 - Snack Food Retail-Ready Packaging Demand by Product, 2008 – 2023 (million dollars)
Table 4-7 - Grain Product Retail-Ready Packaging Demand by Product, 2008 – 2023 (million dollars)
Table 4-8 - Canned Food Retail-Ready Packaging Demand by Product, 2008 – 2023 (million dollars)
Table 4-9 - Dairy Product Retail-Ready Packaging Demand by Product, 2008 – 2023 (million dollars)
Table 4-10 - Meat, Poultry, & Seafood Retail-Ready Packaging Demand, 2008 – 2023 (million dollars)
Table 4-11 - Frozen Food Retail-Ready Packaging Demand by Product, 2008 – 2023 (million dollars)
Table 4-12 - Pet Food Retail-Ready Packaging Demand by Product, 2008 – 2023 (million dollars)
Table 4-13 - Other Food Retail-Ready Packaging Demand by Product, 2008 – 2023 (million dollars)
Table 4-14 - Beverage Retail-Ready Packaging Demand by Product, 2008 – 2023 (million dollars)
Table 4-15 - Nonfood Retail-Ready Packaging Demand by Product, 2008 – 2023 (million dollars)
5. INDUSTRY STRUCTURE
Table 5-1 - Retail-Ready Packaging Sales by Company, 2018 (million dollars)
Table 5-2 - Selected Acquisitions & Divestitures
6. APPENDIX
Table 6-1 - Relevant Industry Codes
Table 6-2 - Relevant HS Codes
Table 6-3 - Abbreviations & Acronyms Used in Study
Table 6-4 - Macroeconomic Indicators, 2008 – 2023 (billion 2012 dollars)
Table 6-5 - US Population & Households, 2008 – 2023 (million persons)
Table 6-6 - US Personal Consumption Expenditures, 2008 – 2023 (billion dollars)
Table 6-7 - Retail Sales, 2008 – 2023 (billion dollars)
Table 6-8 - US Manufacturers’ Shipments, 2008 – 2023 (billion dollars)
Table 6-9 - Food Manufacturing by Product, 2008 – 2023 (billion dollars)
Table 6-10 - Packaging Supply & Demand, 2008 – 2023 (billion dollars)
Table 6-11 - Fresh Produce Supply & Demand, 2008 – 2023 (billion pounds)
LIST OF FIGURES
1. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY
Figure 1-1 - US Retail-Ready Packaging Market
2. OVERVIEW
Figure 2-1 - Key Trends in the US Retail-Ready Packaging Market
3. PRODUCTS
Figure 3-1 - Key Trends in Retail-Ready Packaging Products
Figure 3-2 - Types of Retail-Ready Corrugated Boxes
Figure 3-3 - Marketing Example: Social Media Used to Promote New Retail-Ready Box Technology
Figure 3-4 - Retail-Ready Corrugated Display Examples
Figure 3-5 - Retail-Ready Folding Carton Examples
Figure 3-6 - Applications for Reusable Plastic Containers
Figure 3-7 - Pad & Shrink Film Packaging Examples
4. MARKETS
Figure 4-1 - Key Trends in Retail-Ready Packaging Markets
Figure 4-2 - Fresh Produce Market: Opportunities for Retail-Ready Packaging
Figure 4-3 - Candy & Confections Market: Opportunities for Retail-Ready Packaging
Figure 4-4 - Bakery Products Market: Opportunities for Retail-Ready Packaging
Figure 4-5 - Snack Food Market: Opportunities for Retail-Ready Packaging
Figure 4-6 - Grain Products Market: Opportunities for Retail-Ready Packaging
Figure 4-7 - Canned Food Market: Opportunities for Retail-Ready Packaging
Figure 4-8 - Dairy Product Market: Opportunities for Retail-Ready Packaging
Figure 4-9 - Meat, Poultry, & Seafood Market: Opportunities for Retail-Ready Packaging
Figure 4-10 - Frozen Food Market: Opportunities for Retail-Ready Packaging
Figure 4-11 - Pet Food Market: Opportunities for Retail-Ready Packaging
Figure 4-12 - Other Food Markets: Opportunities for Retail-Ready Packaging
Figure 4-13 - Beverage Market: Opportunities for Retail-Ready Packaging
Figure 4-14 - Nonfood Market: Opportunities for Retail-Ready Packaging
Figure 4-15 - Cosmetics & Toiletries Market: Opportunities for Retail-Ready Packaging
Figure 4-16 - Household Cleaning Products Market: Opportunities for Retail-Ready Packaging
Figure 4-17 - Office Products Market: Opportunities for Retail-Ready Packaging
Figure 4-18 - Pharmaceuticals Market: Opportunities for Retail-Ready Packaging
Figure 4-19 - Other Nonfood Applications: Opportunities for Retail-Ready Packaging
5. INDUSTRY STRUCTURE
Figure 5-1 - US Retail-Ready Packaging Market Share, 2018 (billion dollars)
Figure 5-2 - US Retail-Ready Packaging: Leading Supplier, 2018
Figure 5-3 - US Retail-Ready Packaging: Second Leading Supplier, 2018
Figure 5-4 - US Retail-Ready Packaging: Co-Third Leading Supplier, 2018
Figure 5-5 - US Retail-Ready Packaging: Co-Third Leading Supplier, 2018
Figure 5-6 - US Retail-Ready Packaging: Fifth Leading Supplier, 2018
Figure 5-7 - US Retail-Ready Packaging: Sixth Leading Supplier, 2018
Figure 5-8 - Advertising Example: Promoting Real Differences
Figure 5-9 - Production Example: Requirements for Retail-Ready Packaging
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