With many countries around the world still on lockdown due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, it continues to impact our everyday lives. From the way we spend our time to how we spend our money; some online retailers are finding new ways to cope to meet the increase in e-commerce demands.

Mixed results in the online sales industry

According to new figures published by IMRG, since the pandemic, weekly online sales continue to spike by 5.7% week on week. One particular industry which has seen a substantial rise is the Electrical and DIY industry which are seeing surge of online sales increased 42.4% year-on-year.

Furthermore, health & beauty retailers have also seen online sales grow by 31.6% compared to the previous year. On the other hand, clothing sales have reported a sales drop of 26.7%, with consumers suggestions they would prioritise more essential purchases.

So what does this mean for the eco-friendly packaging industry?

The online mailing bags industry has seen a rapid growth in sales since the corona virus outbreak. Sales of mailing bags have been recorded at an all time high, in particular custom mailing bags, with paper mailing bags and polythene mailing bags proving to be a popular choice of custom mailing bags.

Are you looking to boost online sales?

Plastic Mailing Bags

Elliott Packaging are the UK’s leading suppliers of mailing bags and can offer every kind of eco friendly mailing bag with a variety of custom mailing bags options to choose from.

If you are a new online business, we can offer quantities from as low as 500 to large organisations who want to order large volumes of 1 million plus. As custom mailing bags, both our paper mailing bags and polythene mailing bags can be printed in any given design and produced to any given specification. Single or double permanent adhesive strips can be applied to both types of bags.

Current lead times are in the region of 3/4 weeks but if a more urgent delivery is required please let us know and every effort will be made to help. For any further information on our custom mailing bags or to place your order, simply speak to our online sales chat advisers or fill out an enquiry form.