Work from Home: Home based Candle Business
Candles are a wonderful way to turn a fun craft into a
Here are some statistics from The
National Candle Association:
sales of candles are estimated at approximately $2 billion annually,
excluding sales of candle accessories.
used in 7 out of 10 U.S. households.
range in retail price from approximately 50¢ for a votive candle to around
$75 for a large column candle, although a specialty candle could be as much
manufacturers' surveys show that 96% of all candles purchased are bought by
candle purchasers say they use candles once a week or more often. Women are
more frequent users than men, and younger people tend to use candles more
often than older adults.
purchasers view candles as an appropriate gift for the holidays (76%), as a
house warming gift (74%), a hostess/dinner party gift (66%), a thank you
(61%) and as adult birthday gifts (58%).
Tea lights are
the most frequently purchased type of candle, followed by votives and
Here are some resources that can help you get started on
the right track:
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