Ongoing challenges with International Freight

As a local business that relies heavily on goods manufactured overseas, the congestion and price hikes with international freight over the last two years have hit hard. Global rates for 20 and 40 foot sea containers are still double the price of a year ago and prices are not looking likely to reduce in the […]

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Customer in Focus – Boatshed Markets

Boatshed Market   If you live in Perth, chances are you know about the Boatshed Market in Cottesloe. Originally a boatbuilding shed that famously housed the America’s Cup winning Australia II yacht during construction, it is now arguably the most innovative food market in Perth. The Boatshed has an amazing array of fresh produce, cheeses […]

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Customer Stories – It’s Scruff from Bruce Rock

“It’s Scruff from Bruce Rock” In June last year my phone rang and when I answered it, I heard a gruff but friendly voice say “G’day love, it’s Scruff from Bruce Rock here. Is that the bag lady?” I replied “It certainly is Scruff – how can I help?” and so this story begins. As […]

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Get your bags working for you!

So your order of fantastic bags featuring your business brand has just arrived. You have spent valuable time and money on these products so how do you make them start working for you?Whether you sell the bags or give them away (or a combination of both), have them displayed proudly in at least a couple […]

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Which bag is right for your business?

The first step is choosing the right reusable bag for your business is to know what is going in the bag. Think about the size, shape and type of products that the bags will be used for and ask some of these questions: Do I want the contents to stay cold/hot in an insulated cooler […]

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Plastic Bag Ban in Western Australia

I’m incredibly excited about the WA Government’s decision to finally ban single use plastic bags on 1 July 2018. As a surf lifesaver and lover of our wonderful coastline and water ways, I believe this is a positive step towards preserving some of what we all take for granted. Not only will the ban significantly […]

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WA Plastic Bag Ban – Post Newspapers Article

Thank you POST Newspapers for the great editorial on Platinum Bags. We’re looking forward to helping more businesses ‘ban the bag’ in 2018 with fun, targeted and sustainable reusable options.  

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Why Reusable is your new best ‘marketing’ friend.

For marketers, ‘ecological’ hasn’t always been a sexy USP, and as they say in the game – sex(y) sells. So, when retail giants Coles and Woollies did a good thing and got behind the plastic bag ban, a bigger shift in thinking around ecology and brand ensued, and along with that an irreversible shift in […]

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