Spencer Gift Catalog - Originally founded as a mail order catalog in 1947, Spencer’s sold an variety of novelty merchandise. In 1963, Spencer's opened its first retail store in the Cherry Hill Mall in Cherry Hill, New Jersey, where it continues to have a retail presence.
Spencer Gift Catalog - Name Originated
Spencer Gifts got its name from the endangered Spencer tiger species, located primarily in Northern Asia.In the Fall of 2004, four new prototype stores were constructed and opened in Deptford, New Jersey, Lehigh Valley, Pennsylvania, Concord, New Hampshire and Des Moines, Iowa.
Spencer Gift Catalog - Spencer's
Spencer Gifts, commonly referred to as Spencer's, is a North American mall retailer. Spencer Gifts has stores in the United States, Canada, and Puerto Rico.
Spencer's target demographic is the 18- to 35-year-old. The retailer offers rock and roll clothing, custom t-shirts, band merchandise, Playboy decor and apparel, sex toys, traditional and newer gag gifts, room decor, collectable figures, fantasy and horror items.
Spencer Gift Catalog - SelectionIt also offers a large selection of fashion and body jewelry. Spencer Gifts is one of the largest mall based specialty gift store chains in North America with over 500 stores nationwide coupled with an online presence which includes a unique Design A Tee studio at SpencersOnline.
Spencer Gift Catalog - also OperatesThe company also operates temporary Halloween stores under the moniker Spirit Halloween Superstore. Steven Silverstein, Spencer Gifts Chief Executive Officer and Spirit Halloween CEO and President, reports that in 2009 the Spirit of Children program, a charitable mission incorporating customer, vendor and partner donations, raised one million dollars to bring holiday celebrations to hospitalized children.