Protective Mailers

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This study analyzes the US market for protective mailers by the following markets:

  • e-commerce
  • manufacturing
  • retail and mail order markets, which include sales of mailers through retail stores and e-commerce-adjacent applications – including direct-to-consumer mail-order shipments that do not originate online from home shopping networks and pharmacies

Historical data (2009, 2014, and 2019) and forecasts for 2024 are presented for protective mailer demand in current US dollars (including inflation) and in pounds.

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This report is part of a series of studies available on the protective packaging market and is targeted at customers with a specific interest in protective mailers. A broader perspective on competition among various protective packaging products can be found in our comprehensive report Protective Packaging.

Types of protective mailers include:

  • paper and plastic bubble-lined mailers
  • macerated paper (pulp) mailers
  • padded paperboard mailers
  • thermal insulated mailers:
  • foil lined
  • foam lined

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