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Despite e-commerce boom, a leading cardboard maker's profits fall

Jun 22, 2021
For DS Smith, higher demand from individual customers wasn't enough to offset a drop in corporate clients.
The drop in profit has to do with fewer corporate clients needing cardboard products during COVID-19.
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How COVID-19 might change packaging for good

May 10, 2021
“I think you've had a lot of pent-up innovation,” says Matt Reynolds, editor of Packaging World.
Cardboard overflowing recycling bins. With home delivery a big part of the lockdown experience, Matt Reynolds says consumers are "asking brands to be more aware" of container sustainability.
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Cardboard boxes in high demand this holiday season

Nov 16, 2020
Online sales are expected to surge this year because of the pandemic. And that means retailers need a lot more boxes.
A postal worker monitors packages at a processing and distribution center in April in Oakland, California.
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