One-stop shop is such a catchy term. Walmart clearly pushes this concept, which is said to make consumers spend more. Amazon Prime takes it one step further and offers free shipping, giving users the freedom to order goods in their pajamas.
It makes sense why we're naturally drawn to the idea of a one-stop shop. Time is precious and if we can get all our "shopping" done in one place, it's hard to deny the appeal.
But one-stop shop is not limited to business-to-consumer companies. After years of consolidation, several plastic machinery suppliers have gone the route of one-stop shop to gain a competitive advantage.
PlasticsToday checked in with three big players in machinery to get a gauge for the concept.