Walmart joins Amazon for packaging changes.

Walmart has joined Amazon in the fight against certain product packaging. That's the clear heavy plastic kind with the welded edges that takes a chain saw to open, well at least a sharp knife.
Weve (Amazon) gotten e-mails from customers whove purchased scissors in a clamshell, which would require another pair of scissors to open the package, Nadia Shouraboura, Amazons vice president of global fulfillment, said in an interview.
http://www.businessweek.com/news/2011-12-02/wal-mart-joining-amazon-to-promote-rage-free-packaging-retail.html or: http://preview.tinyurl.com/6thrvek
--

Bill
In Hamptonburgh, NY
  Click to see the full signature.
Add pictures here
<% if( /^image/.test(type) ){ %>
<% } %>
<%-name%>
Add image file
Upload

"joined ...in the fight"! "prodding more manufacturers"!!
What blatant bogus horsecrap. As if manufacturers are to blame for "rage" packaging. Manufacturers, I'm sure, would rather pkg in wrapping tissue or sngl ply bathroom tissue. It's the retailers like Walmart the have long insisted in these armor-proof bubble packs. It is they who have brought shelf packaging to the point of impregnable. Now they spin it like they're the one's doing us a favor by joining us in the fight against dem mean ol' manufacturers. Hilarious!! ....but not unexpected from the dirtbags at Wallyworld.
Ummm.... BTW, why the Hell would Amazon give a flyin' flop about theft-proof packaging?
nb
Add pictures here
<% if( /^image/.test(type) ){ %>
<% } %>
<%-name%>
Add image file
Upload
wrote:

About time. I can understand the problems with shoplifting so the need for some protective packaging. Amazon and many others are mail order so that is not an issue. In any case, the packages need better methods to open.
Add pictures here
<% if( /^image/.test(type) ){ %>
<% } %>
<%-name%>
Add image file
Upload

HomeOwnersHub.com is a website for homeowners and building and maintenance pros. It is not affiliated with any of the manufacturers or service providers discussed here. All logos and trade names are the property of their respective owners.