Candles for Christmas

It seems that one of the most popular Christmas gifts people receive every year is a scented candle. These are usually a sure-fire way to bring a smile to someone’s face, and candles are a great gift for just about anyone on your shopping list. So when you are doing your shopping for Christmas in Maple Grove MN, be sure to shop at The Woods and browse through our selection of WoodWick Candles.

Here are a few interesting facts we dug up about candles. Enjoy reading these as you browse through our site for some of your Christmas gifts!

  • There are about $2 billion worth of candles sold in the United States every year (not including candle accessories).
  • The most popular types of candles in the United States are pillar candles, votive candles and container candles – all of which make great Christmas gifts!
  • During the Christmas season, about 35% of candle sales occur. The remaining 65% happen throughout the rest of the year.
  • There are an estimated 10,000 candle scents available on the market today in the United States.
  • Candles are used for more than just decorations these days. They are also used as a way to reduce stress and encourage relaxation.
  • Most people use their candles within about a week after they purchase them.
  • Candles are mostly burned in living rooms, kitchens and bedrooms.
  • When purchased as gifts, they are generally bought as Christmas gifts, closely followed by housewarming gifts, a dinner party gift, a thank you gift and as a birthday gift.
  • Seven out of 10 households use candles on a regular basis.
  • Research shows that the most important factor when someone is deciding on which candle to buy is fragrance. Color and shape are also factors.
  • In the United States, there are about 350 manufacturers of candles (religious, commercial and institutional), and there are also many different smaller candle-makers that use them for local and non-commercial purposes.
  • Two-thirds of people who buy candles use them at least once a week, if not more frequently.
  • The candle industry continues to grow as candles grow in popularity. Candle sales are growing faster than the United States economy.

Are you ready to buy some candles for Christmas gifts in Maple Grove MN? Call The Woods in Maple Grove at 763-416-WOOD (9663), visit one of our Retail Locations or Browse Our Site.

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