Home Based Gift Basket Business

Growing Gift Basket Market

The gift basket business and accompanying products showed a 9 % growth in the past few years, and this is good news for those wishing to start their own home-based gift basket business. The key to success is to include creative and trendy products when selecting food and other products in gift baskets. Organic, gluten-free and natural foods continue to appear prominently in gift baskets over the past couple years. Some gift basket companies have created healthy food baskets to take advantage of this trend.

  • Create a business plan
  • Consider researching business insurance
  • Secure a business license (local, state & federal)
  • Sales tax license
  • Think about joining your local chamber of commerce
  • Decide what type of gift basket marketing you’ll do
  • Get involved in social media
  • Compile a list of corporate prospects
  • Design gift basket brochures, business cards & post cards

Of course this list of gift basket business ideas isn’t complete, but it’s a good start.