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Nike Unveils First ‘Hands-Free,’ Slip-on Sneakers, the Nike GO FlyEase

Nike has done it again! Our favorite footwear and apparel brand has launched the first “Hands-Free” slip-on Sneakers called the Nike Go FlyEase and you it is all shades of beautiful .

Nike Go FlyEase

The New Nike Go FlyEase is intuitive — easy on, easy off — and evidence of how design, innovation and engineering can meet to answer an ambitious North Star: the creation of a hands-free shoe. Behind the shoe’s smooth motion is a bi-stable hinge that enables the shoe to be secure in fully open and fully closed states.

The Nike GO FlyEse has a patent-pending bi-stable hinge and midsole tensioner that allow for hands-free entry.

This duality allows another signature detail: the Nike GO FlyEase tensioner. The tensioner’s unique flexibility super-charges an action many might take for granted (kicking-off a shoe) and completely reimagines this movement as basis for accessible and empowering design.

In the Nike GO FlyEase, this translates to serving the broadest range of active lifestyles possible — whether the wearer is champion fencer Bebe Vio, a student racing to class or a parent with their hands full.

According to champion fencer Bebe Vio, “Usually I spend so much time to get in my shoes, but with the Nike GO FlyEase, I just need to put my feet in and jump on it. The shoes are a new kind of technology, not only for adaptive athletes but for everyone’s real life.”

Just like Clubhouse, the latest social media networking space that is invite only, the Nike GO FlyEase is available initially via invite for select Nike Members, with broader consumer availability planned for later this year.

I would definitely love to hear your thoughts on this new innovation. So do comment below 👇🏽

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Should I Upgrade my Brand’s Packaging?

A lot of brands still treat packaging as an after thought and are quick to “cut cost” or chose lower quality packaging for their brands. Unfortunately, this point of view is short-sighted and would hurt your revenue and sales margin in the long run. It is like being “penny wise and pound foolish”.

According to billerudkorsnas, “Optimizing your packaging may have a higher price point to begin with, but over the long term, investing in optimised packaging yields cost savings and peripheral benefits for the end user. This infographic illustrates the often-overlooked costs associated with low-quality, unoptimised packaging, from damage and returns costs to warehouse and distribution expenses”.

Check out the statistics from this report they did regarding unoptimized packaging.

Report from billerudkorsnas

With the increased competition in the marketplace and reduced attention span of potential consumers, (your product/service only have 3-7seconds to make an impression) ensuring your brand remains top of mind has never been more important as it is now and upgrading your brand’s packaging is one of the surest ways to make that happen.

So when drawing up your marketing budget, be sure to look at your packaging budget as well and just Incase your product gets dropped a couple of times while on transit, it will still make its way to the consumer(s), give that unboxing experience you intended and ensure you keep your customers guaranteed!

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There is a famous quote that says great things happen when women support each other. Women are the back bone of the economy and “Rural women are the backbone of sustainable livelihood” so empowering and elevating women especially women entrepreneurs is not just great for our communities it is great for our nation and the world at large.

For those that don’t know who we are MB Packaging is a New York City based social enterprise that helps emerging SMEs dominate in their niche, stand out in the crowded marketplace and make more money by helping them improve their branding/packaging design, tools and techniques.


We recently introduced a solution for SMEs called the “My Business Boost Package” which is an “all-in-one” package for Small and Medium Enterprises to pay a discounted price for branding and packaging services to help improve their design, stand out and make more sales.


Boost her business is MB Packaging’s way of empowering and elevating women businesses in West Africa. So every season starting this November 2020, two women businesses/entrepreneurs will get a chance to win our recently introduced “My Business Boost package”. A $526 value for FREE thanks to our:

– Packaging and Branding partners who will be discounting their services for the SMEs signed unto our package(s)

Sponsors that will be donating towards helping empower women in West Africa

Customers patronizing us and purchasing our Home & Lifestyle goods.



1. Repost the #Boostherbusiness flier on your page and tag your friends to also apply don’t forget to tag us too.

2. Post a 30 second -1 minute video telling us about your brand and how this “Boost” will help improve your business and increase your sales and fill out the form

3. Subscribe to our blog, comment on this post and share it with your contacts #Boostmybusiness post on our blog

4. Don’t forget to follow us on @mbpackaging, @neneblanche and use the hashtags #boostherbusiness #mbpackaging #itsallpackaging on all your posts.


  • The business has to be woman owned (An existing business with proof is preferred but a solid business idea is welcome)
  • The business has to be a micro or small business
  • Must be a woman owned brand based in any of the West African countries.
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Deadline for entries is Monday November 16th. Winner will be announced on #Nationalentrepreneurshipday Tuesday November 17th, 2020.