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Online Greetings Card Retailers in the UK: Market Research Report

Market Research • Market Size • Industry Statistics • Industry Analysis • Industry Trends

Online Greetings Card Retailers Market Research Report | SIC UK0.017 | Apr 2017

Celebrating success: The industry continues to expand as online expenditure increases further

IBISWorld’s Online Greetings Card Retailers 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.

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Market Share of Companies Ltd Ltd market share Limited Limited market share
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 13-18
Annual Growth 18-23
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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

The Online Greetings Card Retailers industry sells greetings cards and e-cards online. It has benefited from strong growth in the general online market as consumers have searched for cheaper deals and often preferred the convenience of the online platform. Operators have also capitalised on innovative product ideas such as personalised cards and e-cards, which have helped draw in consumer interest. This has given industry operators an edge over traditional bricks-and-mortar retailers, as they are able to offer consumers cards for all occasions and allow customers to design cards to their liking. Industry revenue is expected to increase at an impressive compound annual rate of 6.2% over the five years through 2017-18... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Starting a New Business Chapter

The Online Greetings Card Retailers industry has low barriers to entry. The rapid entry of new players over the past five years is a good indication of the ease of entry into the industry. Over the five years through 2017-18, the number of enterprises is expected to increase at a compound annual rate of 5.5%. Capital costs are moderate as operators require computer systems to establish and maintain online platforms. However, new entrants or smaller start-up companies are often able to outsource this service to web developers. Large marketing budgets are not immediately required, particularly if the company aims to target a niche market. Online advertising systems such as Google AdWords offer a straightforward and affordable means of marketing a business to particular online audiences. How.. purchase to read more


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What is the Online Greetings Card Retailers Industry?

Companies in this industry sell greetings cards and e-cards online. The industry includes online greetings card retailers that sell physical cards. However, it does not include bricks-and-mortar sales of greetings cards.

Industry Products
Everyday cardsIndividual Christmas cardsBoxed Christmas cardsSpring-season cardsDigital cards
Industry Activities
everyday and seasonal cardspersonalised paper cardse-cardscard assortments and boxed stationeryother greetings cards

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