• Were you looking for...

Gift, Novelty & Souvenir Stores Industry
Insights from D&B Hoovers

Industry Analysis


Companies in this industry operate physical retail stores specializing in gifts, novelty items, greeting cards, and souvenirs. Major US companies include Disney Stores (a division of The Walt Disney Company), Hallmark, Schurman Retail Group (aka Papyrus), and Spencer Gifts (all based in the US), as well as Card Factory (UK), kikki.K (Australia), and NBC Stationery & Gift (Singapore).

Competitive Landscape

Consumer spending, special occasions, and tourist travel drive demand. The profitability of individual companies depends on effective merchandising and the ability to generate store traffic. Large companies have advantages in purchasing, distribution, and marketing. Small companies can compete effectively by selling specialty products, providing superior service, or delivering a unique customer experience. The US industry is fragmented: the top 50 companies account for about 40% of sales.

Products, Operations & Technology

Major products sold by gift stores include souvenirs and novelty items (about 25% of sales), seasonal decorations (15%), and greeting cards (10%). Novelty items include gift baskets and pre-filled balloons. Seasonal decorations include decorative cups, plates, and napkins. Gift stores may also sell home accessories and provide services such as gift-wrapping and delivery.

Geographic Segmentation

See where the Gift, Novelty & Souvenir Stores industry is concentrated geographically and research companies by financials and key corporate data.
500 Internal Server Error
  • Were you looking for...

Oh no! 500 Error

Looks like this page no longer exists.

Try searching the site to find what you're looking for

Is this your business?
Here are some of our recent Perspectives that may interest you:

Recent Articles

Email UsEmail
Start a Live ChatChat
Let's get in touch
Fill out this form, and we'll contact you soon.
FREE Alerts to Changes in Your D&B® Credit Scores!* Sign Up. Get CreditSignal® for FREE!*
Coronavirus Resources: D&B insights and data for our clients. Learn more. Coronavirus Resources