Office World fined in rare excessive packaging prosecution

In only the third case of its kind, stationary company Office World has been fined £2,000 with £550 costs for using an excessive amount of packaging to deliver goods to customers. The prosecution came after a survey of retailers' on-line shopping services by Northamptonshire trading standards which found that 75% of some products were over-packaged.

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