Monthly Archives: April 2013

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    Get Ready For Bathing Suit Season by Reading Custom Labels for Nutraceuticals

    All Eyes On Custom Labels for Nutraceuticals as Summer Weather Approaches

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    Lightning Labels, custom label and sticker printing leader, is alerting manufacturers that summer is just around the corner, and with it comes a major consumer focus on weight loss, which means more shoppers are focused on the nutrition facts and ingredients on custom labels for nutraceuticals. While spring may have just sprung, millions of consumers - especially those in warmer regions - are already thinking about slimming down for beach weather and attire. They're hitting the gym and watching their diets to make the most of bathing suit season this year. Continue reading
  • Get Ready For Bathing Suit Season by Reading Custom Labels for Nutraceuticals

    All Eyes On Custom Labels for Nutraceuticals as Summer Weather Approaches

    Denver, CO, (April 23, 2013) - Lightning Labels, custom label and sticker printing leader, is alerting manufacturers that summer is just around the corner, and with it comes a major consumer focus on weight loss, which means more shoppers are focused on the nutrition facts and ingredients on custom labels for nutraceuticals.

    While spring may have just sprung, millions of consumers - especially those in warmer regions - are already thinking about slimming down for beach weather and attire. They're hitting the gym and watching their diets to make the most of bathing suit season this year.

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  • African Cabbies Get Quicker with Contactless Payments Via Custom Made Stickers

    Ugandan Authority Begins Issuing Custom Made Stickers to Taxis
    As if cabbies needed a reason to drive even faster, now they won't have to wait for customers to fork over cash in Uganda, where taxis are being outfitted with custom made stickers to accept payments.

    Recently, the Kampala Capital City Authority began handing out computerized stickers to taxis in Uganda's capital in a bid to both improve the city's digital infrastructure and accurately track revenue.

    Peter Kaujju, KCCA spokesperson, said the agency has printed 4,000 stickers and distributes 200 on a daily basis.

    Customized Car Stickers Used to Combat Payment Fraud
    In addition to providing the city with a modern way to track and collect revenue, KCCA officials said the customized car stickers will also be used to prevent instances of payment fraud by taxi drivers.

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  • Custom Packaging Stickers Create Sunny Outlook for Skin-Care Company

    Australian Gold Increases Sales with Custom Packaging Stickers

    By redesigning its custom packaging stickers, skin-care company Australian Gold has seen a boost in sales. According to Packaging News, the company's sales increased by 5 percent after revamping its Moisture Max SPF 30 product to conform to updated U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) sunscreen guidelines. The new FDA regulations for sunscreen labeling requires all products with SPF to clearly show how much protection they offer to avoid any confusion for consumers.

    Size of Labels for Bath and Body Care Make a Difference
    For Australian Gold, the new rules afforded the opportunity to see what customers preferred when purchasing skin-care products.

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  • Printing Custom Stickers Aids Tourists in Taipei

    City Government Helps Foreigners by Printing Custom Stickers

    When traveling around Taiwan's capital city, tourists are now able to pick up a translation aid due to the city printing custom stickers. The Taipei government decided to create stickers for tourists to wear communicating that they do not know the language and might need help with directions, according to The Taipei Times. Foreigners traveling within the city can now pick up the blue stickers at 12 travel service centers around the city.

    Chao Hsin-ping, commissioner of Taipei City's Department of Information and Tourism, says 65 percent of tourists go to the travel centers just to ask for directions.

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  • Solar Power Labels and Stickers in the News

    Revolutionary Peelable Solar Labels and Stickers Developed

    Most of the time, when one thinks of solar power, the first things that come to mind are large panel installations across the roofs of residences and offices, not labels and stickers. Yet consumers may need to change their definition of solar power products after newly engineered peel-and-stick solar labels were recently introduced after years of research.

    As profiled in Southern California news outlet KCET, work on a project undertaken by researchers from Stanford and a Korean university resulted in the world's first peelable solar stickers, which can be affixed to common surfaces like plastic, glass and paper.

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  • Community Members Spring into Action with Custom Beverage Labels to Reduce Underage Drinking

    Retailers Advise Against Illegal Drinking on Custom Beverage Labels

    With April being National Alcohol Awareness month, retailers in Maryland are sticking custom beverage labels on liquor products warning against underage drinking. According to local newspaper Carroll County Times, approximately a dozen college students and members of the Carroll County Coalition Against Underage Drinking congregated to take matters into their own hands. They distributed stickers at an event they called Sticker Shock, placing an estimated 3,000 alcohol warning labels on cases of beer and malt liquor at five small businesses to increase awareness of underage drink

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  • Something Smells Fishy: Study Finds Standards for Sustainable Custom Label Sticker Lax

    'Prestigious' Custom Label Sticker Takes Knock After Study Blasts It

    Sustainability has become crucial for companies and consumers alike; one way the former is capitalizing on the green focus is by using custom label stickers that denote a product's environmental responsibility.

    However, such labels have come under scrutiny recently after a scathing report was released that dented the credibility of one of the most respected sustainable certification and labeling organizations: the Marine Stewardship Council (MSC).

    In the review, published in the scientific journal Biological Conservation, researchers took issue with MSC's inadequate standards for labeling and its upholding of only one of 19 objections lodged with the organization.

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  • Consumers See Organic Labels On Food Products as a Fresh Way to Charge More

    Consumers Find Organic Labels On Food Products an Expensive Excuse

    According to new consumer research by Harris Interactive, 59 percent believe labels on food products with an organic classification is only an attempt by the company to charge higher prices. Men are more cynical regarding the organic label, with 63 percent seeing the designation as an excuse compared to only 54 percent of women.

    According to Mike de Vere, president of the Harris Poll, the survey results were unexpected due to the increase in consumer feelings to protect the environment.

    "What surprised us most was that while Americans are showing more concern for the environment, they aren't necessarily willing to pay more to do anything about it," said de Vere

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  • Bath & Body Product Labels - Attractive Mother's Day Products

    Bath and Body Product Labels Can Jazz Up Gift Items for Mother's Day

    Bath and body product label tips for Mother's Day Bath and Body Product Labels Can Jazz up Gift Items for Mother's Day
    One of the best ways to boost product awareness and sales is by redesigning products to effectively attract consumers. Mother's Day is just around the corner, and shoppers will soon start perusing store aisles and websites to find the perfect gift for Mom, Grandma and other important mothers in their lives. You can make sure your goods are ready for the occasion with the right bath and body product labels. Perhaps you haven't considered revamping your product labels for Mother's Day because you're worried about the time and money necessary for the process. Continue reading
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