Unique Operating System goes live

We build stronger partner relationships! Here at The Unique Group, we are as much about our customers as we are about labels and packaging. We wanted to create something better for you; our loyal clients. The Unique Group has launched a brand new e-commerce for our customers to place orders online: The Unique Operating System –…

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The Unique Group in Solidarity

   The world is currently in a state of emergency amidst the COVID-19 pandemic. The Unique Group is first and foremost committed to the health and safety of all employees, customers and suppliers. It is encouraged that each and every one of us stays home, stays safe, and most importantly isolates from others whenever…

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Packaging and the Circular Economy

What is the circular economy? According to the Ellen MacArthur Foundation, the circular economy is defined as: “A framework for an economy that is restorative and regenerative by design.” The circular economy aims to grow the economy in a sustainable matter. However, the concept of the circular economy pushes beyond the idea of merely using…

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Sustainable Fashion: Why Fashion Brands are Going Radically Green

Sustainable fashion encapsulates many factors of the industry, including manufacturing, shipping, labels, packaging and more. It is a major movement that affects almost every aspect of the retail world. “It’s clear that for any brand or retailer to remain relevant, sustainability needs to become a core component of its strategy,” says Greg Petro of Forbes…

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How you Can Use Augmented Reality to Elevate Your Packaging

What is Augmented Reality? Augmented reality (AR) may seem like a futuristic technique, but it is all around us. If you saw the Lion King in 3D, used a funny filter on Instagram, or played a video game like Pokemon Go, you’ve used augmented reality and/ or virtual reality. Augmented reality is the technology used…

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Why Retail Ready Packaging is the Key to E-commerce

Think of the last great online shopping experience you had. Did the item ship on time? Was the packaging easy to open? Was the look and feel of the item and packaging appealing? The packaging is a big part of the consumer experience, so it’s crucial you nail it as not all packaging is created…

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The Brief History of Briefs

Women’s lingerie gets a lot of attention. However, there’s an even hotter retail segment that clothing retailers need to pay attention to: Men’s Underwear Between 2013 and 2016 men’s underwear prices increased by 34% according to a report by First Insight, while in the same period menswear prices declined by 27.8%. The history of underwear…

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Canada’s Legal Cannabis Packaging: A Visual Guide

According to the Health Canada’s Packaging and labelling new Act, the cannabis industry must follow plain packaging and labelling requirements for cannabis products. These requirements are designed to: Protect against accidental consumption. Ensure products are not appealing to children and youth. Provide consumers with information they need to make informed decisions before using cannabis. So,…

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Eco-friendly Packaging Guide

What’s the top way to drive brand loyalty in 2019? Corporate social responsibility. A recent survey found more than half of consumers prefer to purchase goods from brands that have a strong eco-friendly reputation and eco-friendly packaging. Consumers are now increasingly eco-conscious for a number of reasons. Foremost, since consumers shop online more than ever…

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Marijuana Lessons: Top Tips for Cannabis Packaging

From California to Canada the market for legal recreational marijuana is growing, which means the competition for cannabis companies is even tougher. Marketing cannabis can be incredibly challenging because of stringent regulations, but we’ve got you covered with marijuana packaging tips. International Marijuana Marketing: Where is Weed Legal? When designing cannabis packaging, it is important…

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