GREEN Retailer Magazine
Bag more sales by carrying totes, a product category that’s only expanding.
In places like Seattle and San Francisco, you’ll see nary a plastic bag around — they’ve been banned—and that only means other bags are big. In these cities and all across the country, it’s tote bags that are showing up on the shoulders of those who need a convenient way to carry goods, whether groceries, beach blankets, gym gear, or work files.
With plastic bag bans and environmental awareness on the rise, it makes sense that people want to carry a bag that can be reused over and over again. Plus, busy lifestyles make the ease of throwing everything you need for the day into one bag an attractive solution for schlepping items to and fro.
In response, manufacturers have stepped up their offerings, designing bags that are at home in the produce aisle but also appropriate for high-end stores. In other words, these are bags you tote-ally want to carry.Continue Reading »