The Packages Volume 9

The Packages Volume 9

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1906 edition. Excerpt: ...men are using crates and boxes more liberally. If it keeps on, old goods will be cleaned out and used up. Present new stocks are sure to be sold and so next season's bag business ought to be a hummer. However, there are those who say burlap will decline and that there will be more of it before long. Paper bag makers report little let-up In demand, and the outlook is for steady work all summer to supply current orders as well as to try to accumulate stock for fall trade. We will not knowingly print an advertisement from any but strictly reliable concerns. Our advertisers are the best firms in the trade. Special Correspondence. Produce men are using less burlap this season, first, because burlap Is scarce and high, and, using hampers and crates, they do not need it. It is noticeable that comparatively few barrels are being used this season in which to ship cabbage, lettuce, peppers and other produce--it is going into crates mostly. These crates are made of thin veneer strips tacked onto half Inch ends; are made of "any old thing," and once used seem to be fit for little else than the rubbish heap. Their use, as noted, has knocked out cheap barrels and also has affected bag sales. Burlap having again advanced, local bag makers will only accept orders at higher prices. Therefore consumers order cautiously, asking for small lots for immediate wants, and this is likely to be the program until burlap comes down. The cement mills are unusually busy and are using chiefly rough slack barrel stock and manila paper bags. Demand for flour, salt and chemical bags is reported good; for grain bags, fair. Tendency of prices is higher. Conditions in the bag trade continue about as they were last month. Business is reported excellent, the...show more

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  • Paperback
  • 189 x 246 x 49mm | 1,706g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236925505
  • 9781236925503