Leading Independent Market Research Firm Warns of Significant Bag Shortage for New York

A paper bag shortage is certain to occur in New York “even in the most optimistic of scenarios” once a statewide plastic bag ban is implemented, according to the findings of a report conducted by a leading international business research firm.

Freedonia Custom Research, an independent company with expertise in the retail bag market, conducted a study of the retail bag landscape in New York if the proposed ban goes into effect in its current format as scheduled on March 1.

Read the full press release and download the report.