If you are trying to look at the kinds of packaging materials you can use for your retail business, then why not look into using plastic bags? But the kind of plastic bags you use will depend on the kind of business you are engaged in. If, for instance, you run a candy counter then you may want to make use of some clear plastic bags because these are very cheap to get and they are also very easy to dress up. All you have to do is get some colorful bag ties or even some colorful rubber bands and you have a very unique packaging right there. But the advantages of plastic do not stop there as there are other benefits you may like.
For one, plastic is very cheap so you can get dozens for a very cheap price. You also have the option of going for clear plastics that you can have printed with your company logo so they remain relatively simple but you they can also be used to advertise your company. You may be against plastic as it is bad for the environment but did you know that plastic bags can be recycled? And as it happens, it takes far less energy to recycle plastic than to recycle paper. So if you are looking for a packaging material which is cheap and versatile then plastic may just be the packaging material for you. You may need to add more money to have it printed with a logo but it is still really cheap nonetheless.