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Paper Retail Shopping Bags

Eye-catching custom shopping bags

Every retail shopping bag style imaginable

Start by browsing our ever-growing range of quality shopping bag styles curated over years of experience.

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Experience customization with no limitations

Freely customize your custom printed shopping bags by adding any option within our library!

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Complete brand experience

Create your own custom printed paper bags to bring your brand to the next level! Making a well-executed luxury shopping bag with your logo will elevate your brand exposure and ultimately complete your entire unboxing experience. Make a strong impression for your customers and stand out from your competitors!

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PakFactory 360° Approach™

Our 360° Approach™ is the #1 packaging support in the market — by delivering support at every step of the custom packaging journey; we built the best-in-class hassle-free custom packaging platform that also delivers total packaging success.

Why choose PakFactory

Delivering total packaging
success with real results

40% total costs saved

by optimizing structure and shipping routes

“Thanks to PakFactory’s proactive optimization on our existing packaging, we were able to save costs on material as well as optimize size for saving space on shipping for even lower shipping costs!”

Elaina Eckland
CEO & Founder of Quicklearn

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60% total time saved

by fully managing the entire packaging supply chain

“With the help of PakFactory running my entire packaging supply chain and helping me manage decisions, I was able save time and hassle to focus on my customers.”

Zareefa Arije
Founder of Ammu Beauty

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Consistent results

on every order due to stringent quality control

“PakFactory’s team has been extremely communicative to ensure that my packaging is perfect by going through rigorous testing and quality control. The team is extremely reliable also!”

Brandy Corley
Founder of Belle Vie Candle

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35% increase in sales

after going through artwork and structural re-design

“We decided to re-brand utilizing PakFactory’s designer and we don’t regret it! We’ve seen positive feedback from our customers and resulted in an increase to our sales!”

Curtis Lau
COO of Torch Sushi

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30% reduced material

after going through structural engineering

“Not only does PakFactory offer sustainable options, they helped us eliminate wasted material and effectively lowered our shipping frequency to reduce our carbon emissions!”

Matthew Prior
Founder of Tideline Coffee

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Frequently Asked Questions

Below you'll find answers to common questions around folding cartons; however, if you need additional help, don't hesitate to contact us to see how we can help!

How do you complete quality checks of paper shopping bags?

Paper shopping bags go through a range of quality control tests to ensure strength, durability and versatility. The quality control tests conducted for paper shopping bags include:

  • Bursting strength test
  • Peel strength test
  • Cobb sizing test
  • Tearing strength test

What are the printing options for paper shopping bags?

The great thing about paper bags is that you can print directly onto them for optimal results. Printing options include:

  • Digital printing
  • Offset printing

For bulk orders we recommend choosing offset printing for paper bags because it is:

  • Cost effective - the more you print, the lower the price per unit
  • Time efficiency - offset printing can print large quantities at a faster rate
  • Quality - offset printing offers exceptional color fidelity that is easier to maintain

What is the turnaround time for paper bags?

The average turnaround time for paper bags is between 25-28 days. However, this time may vary depending on:

  • Order Quantities
  • Shipping routes

Are kraft paper shopping bags eco-friendly?

Yes! Kraft paper shopping bags are made from biodegradable and recyclable materials allowing for a quicker decomposition process.
Paper bags can also be repurposed further promoting a more circular economy with less waste.

What are the benefits of using paper shopping bags?

Paper bags are a wonderful addition to any store. Paper shopping bags:

  • Are sustainable and reusable
  • Can withstand more weight than plastic bags
  • Allow for high quality printing
  • Already has a positive public perception
  • Presents less risk of suffocation for young children or animals

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