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Online Greeting Card Sales in the US: Market Research Report

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Online Greeting Card Sales Market Research Report | Online Retail | Online Lifestyle Services | Oct 2013

Web reigns: As card stores close and internet connections rise, online card sales expand

The Online Greeting Card Sales market research report provides key industry analysis and industry statistics, measures market size, analyzes current and future industry trends and shows market share for the industry’s largest companies. IBISWorld publishes the largest collection of industry reports so you can see an industry’s supply chain, economic drivers and key buyers and markets.

Report Snapshot
Market Share of Companies
American Greetings American Greetings  market share
Hallmark Cards Inc. Hallmark Cards Inc. market share
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$261m
Annual Growth 08-13
2.5%
Annual Growth 13-18
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Profit
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Employment
2,148
Businesses
740
Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

The Online Greeting Card Sales industry is expanding rapidly as consumers shift to online shopping and e-cards. An increasing number of broadband and mobile internet connections has helped facilitate consumer access to online greeting card retailers. Additionally, the industry provides consumers with convenient and often more affordable alternatives to brick-and-mortar greeting card retailers. During the next five years, technological advancements will continue to prop up industry expansion. Rising internet and mobile access will enable more consumers to buy greeting cards online, and industry marketing will attract consumers through social media and mobile applications.... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Locations Chapter

Unlike brick-and-mortar greeting card publishers and retailers, online retailers do not follow the pattern of US population. Establishing close to key markets is not a key consideration for the industry's players since they are not shipping large or heavy products. Densely populated regions are still important to an operator's geographic location, but not as much as with physical retailers. Online greeting card companies choose their location with rental costs in mind, since they need design and production facilities to create customized cards.

The West region accounts for 24.2% of the industry's establishments. Operators that locate here are close to 17.0% of the nation's population... purchase to read more

 


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What is the Online Greeting Card Sales Industry?

This industry sells greeting cards and e-cards online. This industry includes sales from all channels that sell physical and electronic greeting cards. The industry excludes brick-and-mortar sales of greeting cards.

Industry Products
E-cardsPersonalized paper cardsAdvertisement salesPrint-at-home cardsBulk products
 
Industry Activities
Providing personalized bulk stationery productsProviding personalized greeting cardsProviding e-cardsProviding print-at-home cards


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