Day: September 23, 2021

Pinnacle Packaging President Explains How COVID and Online Shopping Drives Demand for Packaging to an All-Time High

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“Prices have gone up significantly over the past year to year-and-a-half. I anticipate an increase of anywhere from a 7-14% increase in plastics, 3-5% in adhesives, and corrugated paper goes up about every two months, and will be going up another 10% this month.”

Before COVID, online shopping was on the rise, but once the pandemic hit, online shopping became a way of life for many. As a result, the demand for packaging so that products can be shipped to customers’ homes, rose sharply and today, it remains at an all-time high.

“It’s been a little over 18 months since the onset of COVID, and the shutdown started happening. People got used to doing their shopping online, and they’re still doing it, whether for convenience or because they don’t want to be out in the public space,” explained Nicole DeJoris, president

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Model Linda Evangelista says she was left ‘deformed’ after a cosmetic procedure that ‘destroyed’ her career

Supermodel Linda Evangelista claims that she was “deformed” after undergoing a cosmetic procedure more than five years ago. 

Evangelista was best known for her modeling work in the 1990s, being the face of multiple fashion campaigns, walking catwalks and co-starring alongside fellow models like Cindy Crawford, Christy Turlington and Naomi Campbell in George Michael’s “Freedom! ‘90” music video.

However, she has not been in the public eye for quite some time, and on Wednesday the 56-year-old star took to Instagram to explain why. 

“To my followers who have wondered why I have not been working while my peers’ careers have been thriving, the reason is that I was brutally disfigured by Zeltiq’s CoolSculpting procedure which did the opposite of what it promised,” she explained


The procedure she’s describing is often called CoolSculpting and has become somewhat routine

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