Wedding Cards < Retail Shopping In Special Occasions Category
Idea Impex Pvt. Ltd. Call +91 99281-12900
India based company providing online shopping for unique and Indian traditonal Wedding Invitation Cards and also provide all kind of printing services for Unique Wedding Invitations. Visit the site for complete information and details.
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Parekh Cards India Call 00 91 22 26842612
Being one of India's leading manufacturers of Indian Wedding Invitations with coordinated wedding stationery and wedding accessories, Parekh cards has been conducting business internationally for over a decade. Visit the site for online shopping.
8, Rajmahal Building, Sir M.V. Road, Andheri (East), Mumbai, India
Special Occasions like wedding, it is that time in a persons life when you leave bachelorhood and enter marriage. It is a time when family members not just the close ones but even uncles and aunts you have never seen before come to join in the celebrations. But that is the fun part and what goes on behind the scenes is a lot of meticulous planning in getting everything organized. From the grooms or brides wedding dress to catering, various beauty suppliers (hair, makeup), photographers, gifts, wedding music and honeymoon package. But arent you forgetting something here, wont you send a formal initiation to relatives, your uncles and aunts, friends, office colleagues and school and collage mates.
There are some different kinds of wedding cards and there are some companies that are major players in the wedding cards retail and wholesale business. The most prominent brands in the wedding cards business are names like Inviting Company, Mara-Mi, Mainio, Cross-My-Heart, and Middleton & Letterspace whose products are now even sold over internet with online shopping. There is the simple Wedding Cards that is sent to the bride and the groom congratulating the newlyweds. Then there are the Thank You Wedding Cards which are hand written by both the groom and the bride to the entire guests who have showered their blessing on the couple. For Thank You Wedding Cards it is generally accepted that such cards be sent in 2-3 weeks following the marriage. Also there are the Keepsake Wedding Cards that includes wide ranging information regarding the menus, wedding programs and a little token message inviting the guest to this special occasion.
Special Occasions products like wedding products and services is today a multi-billion dollar industry in itself and there are various small enterprises that are involved in the planning and execution of a wedding. From caterers, wedding consultants/planners, dresses, various beauty suppliers (hair, makeup), photographers, gifts, wedding DJ music, honeymoon packages, etc. Let us have a broad look at the wedding cards retail business industry; as per the Association of Bridal Consultants people in America spend a staggering $33bn each year on weddings. The average spending by Americans is little over $20,000 as in 1999. This amount has risen to $26,520 in 2006. It is not surprise that wedding planners are expected to showcase a $20,000 wedding as if thousands extra were spent on a lavish wedding.
If you would like to enter the $33bn wedding business by serving the wedding cards retail or wholesale business then there are many cards categories you can start with. On an average US couples spend a little over $400 on stationeries & invitations during a wedding.
If you are a creative person then designing wedding cards is a good way to enter the retail market to sell wedding cards and earn money. Be it a case of starting your own business or fulfilling your creative urge to design wedding cards there are always a few issues with getting a wedding card approved by the client. Certainly each person has a different taste and therefore you would do well to keep a wide range of wedding card samples. Also a computer with graphic design software will come in very handy. You shall be able to print thousands of intricate and appealing designs with the latest graphic software like Adobe Pagemaker and the likes.
Decide what kind of wedding cards would you like to specialize in. For instance there are wedding greeting cards, wedding information cards, wedding place cards or you can provide cards for each of the aforementioned. If you would not like to invest in a printing machine, computers, graphic design software, a graphic designer then you can alternatively start wedding cards online shopping business in retail . You would need to build a website catering to the wedding cards niche. You can put all of your designs online and allow people to choose their cards and place an order with you. You can then forward that order to printing firm to complete the job for you.
There are many people who would prefer to do shopping for their special occasion online these days. There are websites that not only allow you to choose your wedding cards but using some customized tools you can mix and match the designs to create your own cards. Additionally when placing an order for the wedding cards with the wedding cards website you can submit your own theme, matter and a poem that will appear in the card.
If you are the traditional kind then you can visit a wedding cards designer for your wedding cards shopping needs. He will show you a range of sample wedding cards and you may choose the one you like the most. Shopping for wedding cards is not a days job because the wedding cards designer will print a sample with your specification first and send it for your approval. Once all the flaws are ironed out and correction made it will be sent for final print. In case you place an order for 400 cards then it might take a week or maybe two depending on how busy the designer is for the cards to he delivered at your doorstep. Shopping for wedding cards can be fun because you get to see such a vast variety of cards in all shapes and size that picking one would be a tough choice indeed.
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