Research

IppStar launches its Label Industry in India Survey Project

IppStar is launching its Label Industry in India survey project to be completed in the next six months. This is a multi-client study that will cover various aspects of label consumption, technology change and consumer product company behaviour in the country. It will quantify various aspects of the industry including label stock, label presses, ancillary [...]

IppStar launches its Label Industry in India Survey Project 2019-05-06T11:10:40+00:00

Digital Subscription Survey of Indian and South Asian news media

IppStar launches paywall and digital subscription survey IppStar, the leading organization for detailed primary research of the Indian publishing, printing and packaging industry, has initiated a quick snapshot survey of digital subscriptions of South Asian newspapers, magazines and news platforms. While seminars, conferences and webinars on digital subscriptions are all the rage, it seems that [...]

Digital Subscription Survey of Indian and South Asian news media 2019-04-12T12:05:46+00:00

Hunkeler Innovationdays 2019 – The future of book printing

First Digital, Then Automation and Finally, Total Flexibility Naresh Khanna Recent investigations of the book printing industry in India and Bangladesh reveal that some of the textbook, trade and educational books and materials are moving to digital printing. Our editor files an initial report from his visit to Hunkeler Innovationdays 2019 in Lucerne in end [...]

Hunkeler Innovationdays 2019 – The future of book printing 2019-03-27T12:38:46+00:00

Population, GDP, print and packaging

It’s all very well to say that currently India at 7.3% and Bangladesh at 7.4% enjoy a higher GDP growth rate than China at 6.8% and the rest of the major economies. There are three flaws in this kind of breast beating. The first is that the integrity of the Indian economic and social data [...]

Population, GDP, print and packaging 2019-02-25T11:59:58+00:00

Research of the Indian printing, publishing and packaging vertical

Pioneers in primary print related industry multi-client and bespoke research in India for global and national companies of repute. More than 4,000 interviews in 50 cities and print clusters

Research of the Indian printing, publishing and packaging vertical 2018-02-05T08:36:51+00:00

Some packaging-related trends for 2018 – Part 2

The most important trend in the Indian economy as well as the Indian packaging industry is hardly a trend; it is more or less a fact of life – uncertain and gradual but positive expansion of the industry and the continued evolution in its use of technology and best practices.

Some packaging-related trends for 2018 – Part 2 2018-02-05T05:21:22+00:00

Major Hindi dailies can flex their muscles in the coming 5 years

The Hindi dailies represent around one-third of the printed newspaper in the country. Recent examination of the DAVP list of language papers, ABC circulation figures and the IRS 2017 readership survey figures have

Major Hindi dailies can flex their muscles in the coming 5 years 2018-01-25T09:20:51+00:00

Some packaging-related trends for 2018 – Part 1

What packaging trends do you see gaining prominence in 2018? Whether it be in innovation, design or consumers perspective. Sustainable packaging will carry on to be one of the biggest trends in 2018 – how do you see companies and brands tackling this?

Some packaging-related trends for 2018 – Part 1 2018-01-25T09:16:12+00:00