Welcome to our New Team Member.

Welcome to our New Team Member, Karl Harding-Hubbard.

We are delighted to welcome Karl to our team here at Packaging for Retail Ltd as our new Business Manager.

Karl brings a wealth of experience in the print and packaging industry, having worked his way through the ranks over the last 13 years.

He is passionate about all aspects of the business. We feel very lucky that he has agreed to join us and take our business to the next level.

In the past, Karl has been a professional boxer and enjoys spending time with his family.

About Packaging for Retail:

Packaging for Retail specialises in gift packaging and transit and shipping boxes for the retail industry.  Please take a look at our website for our full range of packaging: https://www.packaging4retail.co.uk.

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Price Increases

David and I are very sorry to have to finally give in. Given current conditions in the industry we’ve had to increase our prices with immediate effect.

Over recent months our sector has been hit with multiple and significant price increases in our raw materials. We’ve had at least three price increases of between 7% & 8% each time. Furthermore, suppliers are planning to increase the cost of corrugated board even further. This is due to an acute shortage of paper and board, with paper mills struggling to keep pace with demand and the upsurge in online trading during the lock-down.

The situation has been widely reported on and does not seem set to improve significantly any time soon.

By planning ahead and making arrangements with our suppliers we have managed to mitigate the impact on availability and lead-times, and have pretty much traded as usual, with only slight delays in most cases.

Until now we have held our prices and tried to absorb the impact. Unfortunately, this cannot continue.

We thank you for your understanding and for your very valued business.

David and Bernadette