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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 | Jun 2016

In the cards: As internet connections rise, online card sales will expand

IBISWorld’s Online Greeting Card Sales market research report offers insightful industry analysis and research into the market at the national level. IBISWorld’s in-depth industry market research is presented in a logical and consistent format. The industry report contains key industry statistics, market size, industry trends, and growth and profit forecasts for a 5-year outlook period.

Report Snapshot
Market Share of Companies
American Greetings American Greetings  market share
Hallmark Cards Inc. Hallmark Cards Inc. market share
Shutterfly Shutterfly market share
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$290m
Annual Growth 11-16
3.5%
Annual Growth 16-21
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Profit
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Employment
1,261
Businesses
744
Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

The Online Greeting Card Sales industry is slowly expanding as businesses and consumers shift toward online shopping. An increasing number of broadband internet connections has helped facilitate access to online greeting card retailers, along with the growing number of consumers who use mobile devices with internet capabilities. As a result, the industry is expected to grow in the five years to 2016. Over the next five years, growing consumer preference for online shopping 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. Industry revenew is projected to grow over the next five years.

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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
Everyday single cardsHoliday single cardsBulk cards
 
Industry Activities
Providing personalized bulk stationery productsProviding personalized greeting cardsProviding e-cardsProviding print-at-home cards


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