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Stiefel Laboratories hopes updated packaging will attract new users without alienating current consumers
Using customer surveys, Stiefel Laboratories discovered that some of its soap users purchased the product on impulse rather than on a doctor’s recommendation. With the goal of increasing these impulse buys, the tested two new potential packaging designs. Using a simulated store shelf planogram, researchers determined how quickly the Oilatum box was seen and how long respondents looked at it. Consumers then viewed the designs separately to determine the points on the packaging they noticed first, second, etc. The researchers used eye tracking and verbal interviews to collect data.
Documenting the business value of packaging innovations
Research - both qualitative and quantitative - plays a key role in helping define the impact and benefits of packaging changes. By measuring metrics such as increases in visibility and enhanced product perceptions, the value of packaging changes can be communicated to various stakeholders.
Research should be involved at the outset of any (re)packaging process
Rather than blindly approaching a packaging or repackaging effort, marketing research must be used to guide the process by helping to set goals for the new packaging, measure its impact and also fine-tune the design process.
Using creative packaging to encourage kid-brand engagement
Creative packaging is the first step to fostering brand engagement among kids. Interactive packaging that gives kids a call to action can bring a positive brand experience to the highly-connected lives of today's youth. See what Neopets and Lego are doing right.
Insights and implications for packaging research
Drawing from real-world successes and failures, this article argues that on the shelf and in the home are two proving grounds for innovative packaging designs and explores how research can help enhance the odds of victory.

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Recent Articles

Below are the 5 most recent articles on this topic. These articles were published within the last three years and are only available to registered subscribers.

5 ways to improve packaging research
The authors provide five tips for improving packaging research studies.
Comparing eye-tracking to 2 cheaper challengers
This article focuses on a self-funded study that Perception Research Services conducted to compare eye-tracking research to a mouse-clicking exercise conducted via computer-based interviews and a software algorithm intended to predict visual attention.
Is your packaging saying the right things to consumers?
The author uses the bottled water industry as an example of how savvy packaging research and design can help set a product apart from the rest.
Intelligent design: Packaging food with purpose
This article addresses how packaging affects sales and what messages different styles communicate.
The power of prediction markets
What’s the allure of prediction markets? Do they work? If so, how? Should researchers be interested?

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