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How the Jewish holidays helped create America’s ‘jewish holiday’ industry

October 20, 2021 Comments Off on How the Jewish holidays helped create America’s ‘jewish holiday’ industry By admin

JEWISH HOLIDAY CARDS and HOLIDAWAY CARLS have been a part of the American culture for centuries, but it’s now becoming increasingly popular for families to buy them for holidays.

According to data compiled by The New York Times, Jewish holiday cards and holiday cards that feature the word holiday on the front are now the fastest growing segment of the U.S. retail market.

The NYT also noted that Jewish holiday card sales increased nearly 30% year-over-year in 2017 and are expected to increase another 17% in 2018.

Holiday card sales for the second quarter of 2018 were up 7.5% year over year, according to The Times.

According the New York Post, Christmas cards have been gaining popularity in recent years, especially in the U: Holiday Cards, Inc. of New York said that holiday card purchases have surged since Christmas was celebrated. 

The company said that in the fourth quarter of 2017, holiday card buyers totaled 6.8 million people, while they are projected to reach 8.4 million by 2019.

Holidays cards were purchased at a record pace in 2017, with retailers selling nearly 3 million of the cards per day, according Topps.

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