Plastic bag bans: The future of shopping bags
Elmarasi, Mahmoud (2017)
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Plastic bag bans are reshaping the future of shopping grocery bags in the world and with the legal regulations of the ban status that is changing and updating every day, all stakeholders affected by this continuous change leading to changes in consumers’ mindset, manufacturing industry, and market trends. Therefore, it is very important to analyze and predict the positioning of all matters concerning the plastic bag bans and how it will influence the direction of grocery bag usage in the future. This thesis shows predictions to future prospects of plastic and paper bags concerning the opportunities and threats to face, ban development and status, competitive products, and market position. The results and discussion of this research contribute to the understanding of the future of the shopping bags, legal status, and consumer behavior. The thesis also provides insights into recommendations for future market development.