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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

IBISWorld’s Online Greeting Card Sales market research report can be used to help you: understand market size and growth potential; major companies; draft business plans and pitch books; and conduct benchmarking and SWOT analysis. Our industry analysis highlights macro industry trends in the overall sector and micro trends faced by companies that do business in the industry. The industry report also provides key industry statistics and 5-year forecasts to anticipate future industry prospects so you can decide with confidence.

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 SWOT Analysis Chapter

The Online Greeting Card Sales industry is expanding as consumer access to online retail channels grows. As the internet becomes more prevalent and purchasing options become more secure, more greeting cards are bought online. As a result, the industry's contribution to the economy, as measured by industry value added (IVA), is forecast to expand at a 6.1% 10-year annualized rate through 2018. Meanwhile, GDP is projected to grow just 2.1% annually on average during the same 10-year period.

Fast growth is attracting investment in online greeting card sales. As a result, the number of companies in the industry is forecast to increase at a 8.6% annualized rate to 1,013 during the 10 years to 2018... 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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