Retailers are moving to sustainable store-brand packaging not just for the Earth's sake, but to help minimize costs and maximize loyalty
It's been three years since Wal-Mart Stores announced its intent to squeeze inefficiencies from its supply chain by eliminating packaging waste. By reducing packaging by 5% by 2013, it estimates it will wring a collective $11 billion in transportation, manufacturing and storage-related savings from its supply chain. All retailers are benefiting from packaging that uses fewer and/or more sustainable materials as a result of Wal-Mart's efforts. But now some supermarkets are realizing ...
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