Starting Your Own Gift Basket Business: What You Need to Know


So, you have a talent for making nice, unique, creative gift baskets and all who know you says you should establish your own gift basket business. Well, whether you do it out of love, or to use unique talents and skills, beginning a gift basket business is an amazing way to do what you love and are skilled at, while earning money from it as well.

Establishing a gift basket business can be done from your residence, and there are many ways to do this. If you want to grow your gift basket business fast, you’ll want to make one room your supply oom, as well as your office.

Understanding how you’ll sell your gift baskets will aid you in getting things setup correctly. If you sell your gift baskets online through eBay, Amazon, or your own website, you’ll need to have a packaging and shipping area. If you plan to just sell your gift baskets at flea markets or art fairs, you don’t need shipping zones, but you will need storage zones.

Let’s say for example, you only sell your gift baskets at flea markets and craft fairs once each month. All the remainder of that month is mostly spent designing and crafting your unique gift baskets. So, you’ll want to have a safe, dry, clean place to put them until it’s time to take your products to the markets and fairs.

Something else to consider when beginning your own gift basket business is if you’ll create only certain types of gift baskets. Will you only create baby shower gift baskets, wedding baskets, or organic gift baskets? Or, will you create a variety of different gift baskets for different occasions? Also, will you deal with making customized and personalized gift baskets? These are things to think on when setting up your business.