Consumers to lift the lid on unboxing experiences in 7th annual Macfarlane Packaging survey

Mark McIntyre Macfarlane Packaging

Macfarlane Packaging, the UK’s leading distributor of protective packaging, is today (4 July 2022) asking consumers to lift the lid on their packaging experiences as it launches its 7th annual unboxing* survey. The annual survey provides valuable insights into consumer opinion of e-commerce packaging and the impact it has on their online shopping experience. This information is important to retailers …

Consumers could refuse to buy from retailers who don’t use sustainable packaging, says new survey

Mark McIntyre Macfarlane Packaging

Almost one in five consumers (19%) have said they would not buy from online retailers who do not use sustainable packaging, according to a survey published today (01 November, 2021). Macfarlane Packaging’s sixth annual unboxing survey of UK consumers asks respondents to share their experiences of opening online deliveries. The survey was completed by 600 people over the summer and …

Macfarlane Group UK awarded Gold rating from EcoVadis for sustainability

Dylan Macdonald Macfarlane Group, Macfarlane Packaging

Macfarlane Group, the UK’s largest supplier of protective packaging, has achieved a Gold rating in a sustainability survey conducted by EcoVadis. This important rating – which is said to be the world’s most trusted business sustainability rating – places Macfarlane Group in the top 5% of companies assessed globally within its industry sector for sustainability performance.

Macfarlane Group announces acquisition of GWP in South West of England

Dylan Macdonald Macfarlane Group, Macfarlane Packaging

Macfarlane Group PLC (“Macfarlane”) is pleased to announce the acquisition of GWP Holdings Limited the owner of GWP Group Limited (“GWP”), a protective packaging manufacturing and distribution business based in Wiltshire.  The acquisition is in line with Macfarlane’s declared strategy of building its protective packaging business through a combination of organic and acquisitive growth.