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Retail-Ready Packaging in the US

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.


  • EXECUTIVE SUMMARY
    • Table Figure 1-1 | US Retail-Ready Packaging Market
  • OVERVIEW
    • Key Findings
      • Table Figure 2-1 | Key Trends in the US Retail-Ready Packaging Market
    • 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
        • Table Characteristics that Consumers Like to See in Their Foods, 2018
      • E-Commerce Increasingly a Preferred Purchase Method
        • Table Reasons that Consumers Shop Online, 2018
      • Omnichannel Marketing Drives In-Store Purchases, Especially with Young People
        • Table Shopping Behaviors & Enjoyment by Age Bracket, 2018
      • Shopping at Grocery Stores
        • Table Selected Grocery Stores Where Consumers Have Shopped in the Last 4 Weeks, 2016 – 2018
      • Shopping at Discount Stores
        • Table Selected Stores Where Consumers Have Shopped in the Last 3 Months, 2008 – 2018
    • Environmental & Regulatory Trends
      • Sustainability Initiatives & Other Environmental Factors
      • Recycling Infrastructure
      • Government Regulations
    • Global Retail-Ready Packaging Trends
      • Market Environment
      • Trade
      • Tariffs
  • PRODUCTS
    • Key Findings
      • Table Figure 3-1 | Key Trends in Retail-Ready Packaging Products
    • Retail-Ready Packaging: Demand by Product
      • Table Retail-Ready Packaging Demand by Product, 2008 – 2023
    • Corrugated Boxes
      • Product Description
        • Table Figure 3-2 | Types of Retail-Ready Corrugated Boxes
      • Demand Forecast
        • Table Retail-Ready Corrugated Box Demand by Market, 2008 – 2023
      • Opportunities
        • Table Figure 3-3 | Marketing Example: Social Media Used to Promote New Retail-Ready Box Technology
      • Suppliers
    • Corrugated Displays
      • Product Description
        • Table Figure 3-4 | Retail-Ready Corrugated Display Examples
      • Demand Forecast
        • Table Retail-Ready Corrugated Display Demand by Market, 2008 – 2023
      • Suppliers
    • Folding Cartons
      • Product Description
        • Table Figure 3-5 | Retail-Ready Folding Carton Examples
      • Demand Forecast & Opportunities
        • Table Retail-Ready Folding Carton Demand by Market, 2008 – 2023
      • Suppliers
    • Reusable Plastic Containers
      • Product Description
        • Table Figure 3-6 | Applications for Reusable Plastic Containers
      • Demand Forecast & Opportunities
        • Table Retail-Ready Reusable Plastic Container Demand by Market, 2008 – 2023
      • Suppliers
    • Pad & Shrink Film Packaging
      • Product Description & Scope
        • Table Figure 3-7 | Pad & Shrink Film Packaging Examples
      • Demand Forecast & Opportunities
        • Table Retail-Ready Pad & Shrink Film Demand by Market, 2008 – 2023
      • Suppliers
  • MARKETS
    • Key Findings
      • Table Figure 4-1 | Key Trends in Retail-Ready Packaging Markets
    • Retail-Ready Packaging: Demand by Market
      • Table Retail-Ready Packaging Demand by Market, 2008 – 2023
    • Food Retail-Ready Packaging
      • Demand by Application
        • Table Food Retail-Ready Packaging Demand by Application, 2008 – 2023
      • Fresh Produce
        • Table Fresh Produce Retail-Ready Packaging Demand by Product, 2008 – 2023
        • Table Figure 4-2 | Fresh Produce Market: Opportunities for Retail-Ready Packaging
      • Candy & Confections
        • Table Candy & Confection Retail-Ready Packaging Demand by Product, 2008 – 2023
        • Table Figure 4-3 | Candy & Confections Market: Opportunities for Retail-Ready Packaging
      • Bakery Products
        • Table Bakery Product Retail-Ready Packaging Demand by Product, 2008 – 2023
        • Table Figure 4-4 | Bakery Products Market: Opportunities for Retail-Ready Packaging
      • Snack Food
        • Table Snack Food Retail-Ready Packaging Demand by Product, 2008 – 2023
        • Table Figure 4-5 | Snack Food Market: Opportunities for Retail-Ready Packaging
      • Grain Products
        • Table Grain Product Retail-Ready Packaging Demand by Product, 2008 – 2023
        • Table Figure 4-6 | Grain Products Market: Opportunities for Retail-Ready Packaging
      • Canned Food
        • Table Canned Food Retail-Ready Packaging Demand by Product, 2008 – 2023
        • Table Figure 4-7 | Canned Food Market: Opportunities for Retail-Ready Packaging
      • Dairy Products
        • Table Dairy Product Retail-Ready Packaging Demand by Product, 2008 – 2023
        • Table Figure 4-8 | Dairy Product Market: Opportunities for Retail-Ready Packaging
      • Meat, Poultry, &Seafood
        • Table Meat, Poultry, &Seafood Retail-Ready Packaging Demand, 2008 – 2023
        • Table Figure 4-9 | Meat, Poultry, &Seafood Market: Opportunities for Retail-Ready Packaging
      • Frozen Food
        • Table Frozen Food Retail-Ready Packaging Demand by Product, 2008 – 2023
        • Table Figure 4-10 | Frozen Food Market: Opportunities for Retail-Ready Packaging
      • Pet Food
        • Table Pet Food Retail-Ready Packaging Demand by Product, 2008 – 2023
        • Table Figure 4-11 | Pet Food Market: Opportunities for Retail-Ready Packaging
      • Other Food Applications
        • Table Other Food Retail-Ready Packaging Demand by Product, 2008 – 2023
        • Table Figure 4-12 | Other Food Markets: Opportunities for Retail-Ready Packaging
    • Beverage Retail-Ready Packaging
      • Table Beverage Retail-Ready Packaging Demand by Product, 2008 – 2023
      • Table Figure 4-13 | Beverage Market: Opportunities for Retail-Ready Packaging
    • Nonfood Retail-Ready Packaging
      • Demand Forecast
        • Table Nonfood Retail-Ready Packaging Demand by Product, 2008 – 2023
        • Table Figure 4-14 | Nonfood Market: Opportunities for Retail-Ready Packaging
      • Cosmetics & Toiletries: Opportunities
        • Table Figure 4-15 | Cosmetics & Toiletries Market: Opportunities for Retail-Ready Packaging
      • Household Cleaning Products: Opportunities
        • Table Figure 4-16 | Household Cleaning Products Market: Opportunities for Retail-Ready Packaging
      • Office Products: Opportunities
        • Table Figure 4-17 | Office Products Market: Opportunities for Retail-Ready Packaging
      • Pharmaceuticals: Opportunities
        • Table Figure 4-18 | Pharmaceuticals Market: Opportunities for Retail-Ready Packaging
      • Other Nonfood Applications
        • Table Figure 4-19 | Other Nonfood Applications: Opportunities for Retail-Ready Packaging
  • INDUSTRY STRUCTURE
    • Key Findings & Industry Composition
      • Table Retail-Ready Packaging Sales by Company, 2018
    • Market Share
      • Table Figure 5-1 | US Retail-Ready Packaging Market Share, 2018
      • Table Figure 5-2 | US Retail-Ready Packaging: Leading Supplier, 2018
      • Table Figure 5-3 | US Retail-Ready Packaging: Second Leading Supplier, 2018
      • Table Figure 5-4 | US Retail-Ready Packaging: Co-Third Leading Supplier, 2018
      • Table Figure 5-5 | US Retail-Ready Packaging: Co-Third Leading Supplier, 2018
      • Table Figure 5-6 | US Retail-Ready Packaging: Fifth Leading Supplier, 2018
      • Table Figure 5-7 | US Retail-Ready Packaging: Sixth Leading Supplier, 2018
    • Acquisitions & Divestitures
      • Table Selected Acquisitions & Divestitures
    • Competitive Strategies
      • Table Figure 5-8 | Advertising Example: Promoting Real Differences
    • Marketing Strategies
    • Distribution Strategies
    • Manufacturing Capabilities
      • Importance of Production Diversification
      • Package Design Services & Research & Development
      • Printing Capabilities
        • Table Figure 5-9 | Production Example: Requirements for Retail-Ready Packaging
    • List of Industry Participants
  • APPENDIX
    • Scope
      • Table Relevant Industry Codes
      • Table Relevant HS Codes
    • Definitions
    • Abbreviations
      • Table Abbreviations & Acronyms Used in Study
    • Freedonia Methodology
    • Study-Specific Methodology
    • Sources
    • Associations & Agencies
    • Related Studies & Reports
    • Macroeconomic Assumptions
      • Economic Environment
        • Table Macroeconomic Indicators, 2008 – 2023
      • Demographics
        • Table US Population & Households, 2008 – 2023
      • Consumer Spending
        • Table US Personal Consumption Expenditures, 2008 – 2023
      • Retail Sales
        • Table Retail Sales, 2008 – 2023
      • Manufacturers' Shipments
        • Table US Manufacturers' Shipments, 2008 – 2023
      • Food Manufacturing Outlook
        • Table Food Manufacturing by Product, 2008 – 2023
      • Packaging Industry Outlook
        • Table Packaging Supply & Demand, 2008 – 2023
      • Produce Outlook
        • Table Fresh Produce Supply & Demand, 2008 – 2023

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