Greetings Cards Market Report Plus 2004


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Published Date :
September 2004find similar
Report Type :
Market Report Plusfind similar
Report Sector :
Printing & Publishingfind similar
Price :
£ 575
Contents :
14 Chapters

Table of Contents

The table of contents below is for Greetings Cards 2004

Executive Summary

1. Market Definition

Report Coverage

Market Sectors

Everyday Cards

Christmas And New Year Cards

Spring Season Cards

Market Trends

Consolidation Of Publishers

Independent Card Retailers

Captions And Gimmicks

E-greetings

Economic Trends

Gross Domestic Product

Table: Uk Gross Domestic Product At Current And Annual Prices (£m),-2003

Inflation

Table: Uk Rate Of Inflation (%),-2003

Unemployment

Table: Actual Number Of Unemployed Persons (million),-2003

Household Disposable Income

Table: Annual Average Household Disposable Income In The Uk (£),-2002

Population

Table: Uk Resident Population Estimates By Sex (000), Mid-years-2003

Market Position

The Uk

Table: Household Expenditure On Newspapers, Books And Stationery At Current Prices (£m), -2003

Overseas

2. Market Size

The Total Market

Table: The Total Uk Greetings Cards Market By Sector By Value At Current Prices (£m At Rsp),-2003

By Market Sector

Everyday Cards

Table: The Uk Everyday Cards Sector By Value At Current Prices (£m At Rsp And %),-2003

Christmas And New Years Cards

Table: The Uk Christmas And New Years Cards Sector By Value At Current Prices (£m At Rsp And %),-2003

Spring Cards

Table: The Uk Spring Cards Sector By Value At Current Prices (£m At Rsp And %),-2003

Table: The Estimated Uk Market For Spring Cards By Type By Value At Current Prices (£m At Rsp), And

Overseas Trade

Table: Uk Balance Of Trade In Greetings Cards And Illustrated Postcards (£m)-2003

Imports

Table: Uk Imports Of Greetings Cards And Illustrated Postcards By Value (£000),

Table: Uk Imports Of Greetings Cards And Illustrated Postcards By Country Of Origin (£000), And

Exports

Table: Uk Exports Of Greetings Cards And Illustrated Postcards By Value (£000),

Table: Uk Exports Of Greetings Cards And Illustrated Postcards By Principal Destinations (£000), And

3. Industry Background

Recent History

Number Of Companies

Table: Number Of Uk Vat-based Enterprises Engaged In `other' Publishing By Turnover Sizeband (£000 And %),

Employment

Table: Number Of Uk Vat-based Local Units Engaged In `other' Publishing By Employment Sizeband (number Of Employees),

Regional Variations In The Marketplace

Distribution

From The Publisher

Wholesale Or Direct To Retail

Own Label

Card Buying Groups

Franchises

Brokerage

Direct To The Consumer

From The Retailer

Specialist Greetings Cards Multiples

Multiple Retailers

Supermarket Chains

Confectioners, Tobacconists And Newsagents

The Post Office

Charity Shops

Others

How Robust Is The Market?

Legislation

The Commercial Agents (council Directive) Regulations

The Green Claims Code

Registered Design Protection Directive

Trade Associations

The Giftware Association

Greeting Card Association

4. Competitor Analysis

The Marketplace

Market Leaders

Table: Top Ten Companies Involved In The Uk Greetings Cards Market By Turnover (£m And %),/2003

Table: Top Ten Companies Involved In The Uk Greetings Cards Market By Pre-tax Profit Margin (£m And %)/2003

Publishers

Carlton Cards Ltd

Company Structure

Current And Future Developments

Financial Results

Carte Blanche Greetings Ltd

Company Structure

Current And Future Developments

Financial Results

Hallmark Cards (holdings) Ltd

Company Structure

Current And Future Developments

Financial Results

International Greetings Plc

Company Structure

Current And Future Developments

Financial Results

The Paper House Group Plc

Company Structure

Current And Future Developments

Financial Results

Retailers

Birthdays Group Ltd

Company Structure

Current And Future Developments

Financial Results

Card Warehouse Group Ltd

Company Structure

Current And Future Developments

Financial Results

Clinton Cards Plc

Company Structure

Current And Future Developments

Financial Results

Greeting Card Group Ltd

Company Structure

Current And Future Developments

Financial Results

Outside Suppliers

Paper And Board Suppliers

Printers

Specialist Greetings Card Envelope Manufacturers

Display Equipment And Shopfitting

Administrative Services

Marketing Activity

Main Media Advertising Expenditure

Table: Main Media Advertising Expenditure On Household Stores/stationery And Sundries By Brand (£000), Year Ending March

Recent Promotions

Other Marketing Activities

Branding Of Independent Retailers

Offers

Television Publicity

Support Of Charities

Exhibitions

Uk Exhibitions

Brand Licensing

Home & Gift

Pulse

Spring And Autumn Fairs

Top Drawer

Overseas Exhibitions

Hong Kong International Stationery Fair

The National Stationery Show

Paperworld

5. Brand Strategy

Introduction

Types Of Cards

Humorous

Cute/whimsical

Traditional

Contemporary

Fine Art

Photographic

Multicultural And Religious

Handmade/hand-finished

Licensed Ranges

The Henries

Table: Winners Of The Henries Awards,

6. Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities And Threats

Strengths

Weaknesses

Opportunities

Threats

7. Buying Behaviour

Household Expenditure

By Gross Income Decile Group

Table: Average Weekly Household Expenditure On Books, Diaries, Address Books, Cards, Etc. By Gross Income Decile Group (£),

By Age Of Head Of Household

Table: Average Weekly Household Expenditure On Books, Diaries, Address Books, Cards, Etc. By Age Of Head Of Household (£),

Consumer Penetration

Traditional Cards

By Age

Table: Purchase Of Greetings Cards By Age (%), April

By Sex

Table: Purchase Of Greetings Cards By Sex (%), April

By Social Grade

Table: Purchase Of Greetings Cards By Social Grade (%), April

By Geographical Region

Table: Purchase Of Greetings Cards By Geographical Region (%), April

E-mail And Text Messages

By Age

Table: Use Of Electronic And Text Greetings By Age (%), April

By Sex

Table: Use Of Electronic And Text Greetings By Sex (%), April

By Social Grade

Table: Use Of Electronic And Text Greetings By Social Grade (%), April

By Geographical Region

Table: Use Of Electronic And Text Greetings By Geographical Region (%), April

8. Current Issues

Closures, Mergers And Acquisitions

Birthdays Group Ltd

International Greetings Plc

Kingsley Cards Ltd

Uk Greetings

Board And Senior Management Changes

Birthdays Group Ltd

Clinton Cards Plc

Gemma International Ltd

Gibson Hanson Graphics

Lem Art Uk

Paper Rose Ltd

Petal Group Ltd

Wishing Well Studios Ltd

The Need For An Efficient Postal Service

Size Based Pricing

Charity Cards

9. The Global Market

The Us Market

The Louie Awards

The European Market

Principal Global Competitors

Albert Horn S¶hne Gmbh & Co

American Greetings Corporation

Busquets

Depesche Vetrieb Gmbh & Co

Hallmark Cards Inc

Paramount Cards Inc

10. Forecasts

Introduction

Gross Domestic Product

Table: Forecast Uk Growth In Gross Domestic Product In Real Terms (%),-2008

Inflation

Table: Forecast Uk Rate Of Inflation (%),-2008

Employment

Table: Forecast Actual Number Of Unemployed Persons In The Uk (million),-2008

Population

Table: Forecast Uk Resident Population By Sex (000),-2008

Forecasts To

Table: The Forecast Total Uk Greetings Cards Market By Value (£m At Rsp),-2008

Market Growth

Figure: The Forecast Total Uk Greetings Card Market By Value (£m At Rsp),-2008

Future Trends

Threats

New Events

11. Company Profiles

Birthdays Group Ltd

Clinton Cards Plc

Gcg Holdings Ltd

Hallmark Cards (holdings) Ltd

International Greetings Plc

Uk Greetings Ltd

12. Company Financials

13. Further Sources

Associations

Publications

General Sources

Government Publications

Other Sources

Bonnier Information Sources

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