Special Features

Tissue World Magazine, Special Features: Annual Review, Distribution Special, Private Label & Brands, Project Survey, Retail Special Report, and The Barometer Issue

Steve Peters, sales and business development manager, Bedford Paper

TWM/1: How have events in the tissue industry in the last year impacted your business and the global tissue industry?  “Raw material supply and price variations...

E-COMMERCE AND PRIVATE LABELS – THE CHANGING LANDSCAPE IN THE TISSUE SECTOR

Sanna Sosa Principal Poyry Management Consulting Online shopping has experienced rapid growth over the past few years. According to the US Census Bureau, for the fiscal year of...

Private label products on the rise on Amazon’s best sellers list

Sanna Sosa, Principal, Poyry Management Consulting The online juggernaut Amazon makes up almost half (47%) of total US retail e-commerce sales. But, in terms of...

Retailers are stocking online marketplaces with private label tissue products

Sanna Sosa, Principal Poyry, Management Consulting Walmart is the third largest e-commerce retailer in the US, after eBay, with a 5% share of total online...

National brands investing in e-commerce channels

Sanna Sosa, Principal, Poyry Management Consulting National brand manufacturers are also investing in upgrading their e-commerce strategies. Major tissue manufacturer, Procter and Gamble, has reported...

Retail Special: Online and Auto-Reordering!

By Soile Kilpi, director, and Kathren Kneer, principal, Pöyry Management Consulting Growth and omnichannelThe continued growth...

Smart factory robotics and automation has come to the rescue

Early adopters are reaping the rewards now. In a world where speed to market is critical, future advances in AI will only further strengthen...

Distribution Special: Tissue Delivery Trends

Access to information the key to optimal supply chains DELIVERY TRENDSThere are a few trends that can be identified in the...

Logistics is entering a new age of efficiency – by design and necessity

Vittorio Cavirani, general manager, Elettric80, discusses harnessing the virtues of speed, accuracy, safety and traceability through E2E integration of Smart SW solutions. A TWM...

Project Survey

TWM’s annual Projects Survey charts all new capacity being added, ordered or in final planning stages during 2018- 2019, as well as noting any projects already planned for 2020....

‘We are at a very dynamic moment in the tissue industry’

TWM asks leading figures across tissue’s global supply chain for their retrospectives on 2018 and prospectives for 2019. Here they analyse key issues … raw material costs, integration, overcapacity, automation, E-commerce, sustainability, regional...

Brands and private labels – premiumisation, digitalisation and bricks & mortar

By Soile Kilpi, director, Pöyry Management Consulting The retail sector continues to go through a transition. Online shopping is just one of the catalysts. New retail stores are opened, some closed, repurposed for...

Impact of a private label orientated business

Have you ever thought about the launch process of a private label Stock Keeping Unit (SKU)? If yes, you may have realised that this SKU was not a new product, but actually it was a follower...

The Barometer Issue: One year on… you report back on your progress

In 2017, TWM visited several tissue mills around the world, including sites in Scandinavia, Italy and Canada for the magazine’s Country and Regional Reports. Here, we revisit a few mills who have...

The retailer’s power: a major buyer’s view on market developments

While larger sizes or club packs are growing across all segments due to e-commerce, the American market is also seeing a steady increase in private label products with premium branded quality across  channels....

Today’s retail realities – what does it take to compete?

Shoppers’ expectations today are sky high. With a revolution in retail well underway, the industry needs to inspire and uplift … to redefine the consumer experience. By Patrick Boateng, leader, global sourcing, The...

What’s in store: 2018 and beyond

“Attention is the scarce commodity. The way that we captured it was by doing something new and innovative that has real value for the customer.” Jeff Bezos, American technology entrepreneur and founder of...

Is distribution the main challenge for tissue e-commerce?

The tissue online business is rather limited for the consumer segment and follows the on-line business of groceries. Relatively taken e-commerce is much more common for the AfH sector. Due to...

Project Survey 2017 / 2018

2017 has seen an increase in tissue projects compared to the same time a year earlier. TWM’s annual survey charts all new capacity being added, ordered or in final planning stages during 2017-2018. The survey is interested...

Overcapacity – Promotions – Private Label – Population – Prices – Energy – Income...

By TWM Senior Editor, Helen Morris Sacrifice short term profitability for long term opportunity – the increasing dilemma? TWM asked industry experts around the world to access the state of the industry as the search...