The Gifts category focuses on the business of manufacturing, distributing, and marketing products related to gifts.

Submit sites whose primary focus is the manufacturing, distributing and marketing of products related to gifts.

Sites generally not listed in this category:
  • Online shopping: Sites that exist primarily to sell goods and services directly to the consumer should be listed in the Shopping category. See the Shopping category description for more detail.
  • Sites that focus on providing information to consumers are listed under Home: Consumer Information. See the Consumer Information FAQ for more information.
  • Local businesses: sites for companies serving a very limited geographic area -- like a single state (or equivalent), city or metro area -- should be submitted to the Regional category.
The category for gift industry covers conferences, trade shows, events and expositions.
Corporate gifts are a product given by a business to its customers, employees, friends or other influentials for goodwill and without obligation.
Please submit your company''s name as the title of the site. Keep your descriptions as specific and as short as possible.

*** Factual descriptions are appreciated, marketing hype will be deleted.

*** In most cases a site will only be listed in one Open Directory category. Please submit a URL that best explains your product or service in general terms, or introduces your company. Individual product page listings should not be added to the ODP.

*** No site is guaranteed placement in the Open Directory, any site still under construction, is submitted to multiple inappropriate categories, uses multiple URL''s for multiple submissions, that consists primarily of affiliate links to products, or is a just "cookie cutter front door" store, will be deleted.

*** General shopping sites, all occasion gifts sites, and any site that does not pertain to Business: Advertising: Promotional Items: will be deleted.

Please submit sites with a manufacturing or wholesale focus. Sites with a retail focus must be submitted to the appropriate shopping category, such as Shopping/Food/Gifts/Baskets/ or Shopping/Gifts/Gift_Baskets/ as submitting to this business category will only delay a possible listing.
Contains sites primarily selling greeting card products to retail stores. Wholesale sites also selling retail are found in the Shopping:Gifts:Cards category.

Manufacturers, wholesalers and distributors of gifts and supplies for parties and occasions.

Manufacturers, wholesalers and distributors of gifts and supplies for parties and occasions.

Submit retailers to Shopping/Entertainment/Party_Supplies/

This category lists sites related to the wholesalers and distributors of Gift items. These are primarily sites of companies of whose primary focus is to purchase gift goods and merchandise from producers and manufacturers and to sell them to re-sellers in bulk.

Companies that also sell to the general public will be considered in this category only if those sales are a MINOR part of company''s trading. Double listing in both Shopping/ and other Business/ categories will be extremely rare.

Sites which are primarily focused on selling to the general public are not listed in Wholesale and Distribution. These site should be submitted to Shopping/.

Sites related to companies which produce or manufacture goods for resale are not listed in Wholesale and Distribution. These should be submitted to the broader Consumer Goods and Services: Gifts category or an appropriate subcategory, if one exists.