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Ganz Overview

Woodstock, GA
501 to 1000 employees
1950
Company - Private
Consumer Products Manufacturing
$100 to $500 million (USD) per year
As a gift industry leader, Ganz offers stellar wholesale products in an array of areas including gift, fashion accessories, baby, plush, garden, holiday, and home decor. Kissing Krystals®, Webkinz™, Crystal Expressions™ and LuxuryLite are some of our ... Read more

Mission: To provide our clients with quality products and services, using a well trained sales force who are committed to building and maintaining the client’s expectations, with the highest level of integrity.

Ganz – Why Work For Us?


We deliver some of the best gifts in the world - giftware, fashion accessories, top-trending décor, baby fashion and huggable plush, garden, holiday and finishing touches for the home. Kissing Krystals and Crystal Expressions are some of the lines that make up our extensive family of products.

Established by Samuel Ganz and sons Jack and Sam in 1950, this privately-held family company is now headed by the founder's grandson, Howard Ganz. Corporate headquarters are located in Woodbridge, ON, Canada.

In the year 2000, we celebrated our 50th anniversary. GANZ began selling plush products, and built on this success to include a wide range of gift offerings, collectibles, seasonal gifts and home decor products. Webkinz World and Webkinz Jr. have bridged the virtual world by combining plush pets with interactive play.

GANZ has established a large dedicated sales force throughout the United States and Canada and owes its prosperity not only to effective distribution but also to product of the highest quality.

Distribution

The primary distribution channels are gift, specialty, and department stores throughout the United States and Canada. We currently service approximately 30,000 retail customers, and our list is growing!

A sophisticated ordering/fulfillment system is supplemented by a fully computerized Customer Service Department. Products are sourced from around the world and shipped to Toronto for North American distribution.

Quality Control

The company's quality control is considered to be among the best.

Here's why: as part of the development process, we have a staff of product managers who monitor product development directly from the GANZ Far East Operations Headquarters in Hong Kong, with support offices in China. The highest standards of safety, material selection, design consistency, and packaging are met before a GANZ product is shipped from the factory.

Sales

GANZ ensures the sales staff participates in a thorough training program and learning continues to be supported by the field management team. On a daily basis, the sales staff is notified of available inventory, customer activity, new business initiatives, and promotions.

We run a fully staffed Sales Liaison Department to support the sales staff in the field. Our state-of-the-art Marketing Department provides complete production support.

Established by Samuel Ganz and sons Jack and Sam in 1950, this privately-held family company is now headed by the founder's grandson, Howard Ganz. Corporate Headquarters are located in Toronto, Canada, with U.S. offices in Atlanta and Los Angeles, and overseas offices in Hong Kong and Shanghai.

As the story begins... shortly after WWII, Samuel Ganz made his way to New York City, while his sons Sam and Jack, settled in Toronto. On one of his visits to see them, Samuel brought along a doll he had seen produced in New York. After making a few contacts, and holding discussions, Ganz Toys was in business!

Ganz Toys rose to become the premier toy company in Canada, producing high quality goods following high safety standards.

When Howard joined the company, this marked the third generation of the family to be officially involved in its operation.

As the firm continued to grow and evolve, the company name was changed to Ganz.

Ganz established collections of giftware, tabletop accents, candles and personal care, garden decor and more. The creation of Webkinz pets and the virtual Webkinz World launched a new chapter in the development of Ganz.

Ganz is more than a successful company; it is a tribute to a family's history. We look forward to a future filled with excitement and innovation.

OUR BRANDS

The primary distribution channels are gift, specialty, and department stores throughout the United States and Canada. We currently service approximately 30,000 retail customers, and our list is growing! Some of our brands are Silly Scoops™, Kissing Krystals®, LuxuryLite and Webkinz™.

BENEFITS

At GANZ, our valued employees are like family. We offer a commission earnings plan, bonuses, and expense package and bonuses, as well 
as a comprehensive benefits package that includes:

  • Base Salary
  • Medical and Dental 
    Insurance
  • 401(k) Retirement 
    Plan
  • Advancement
    Opportunities
  • Paid Vacation
  • Digital Ordering 
    System Via 
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    iPad

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    Pros

    I've been with Ganz for going on 5 years, working out of the US Sales Headquarters. The management team has worked to cultivate a family both in our Atlanta office and expanding across to sales force across the US.

    Ganz has been a supportive place to call home, even during personal struggles. The management is flexible and has does not micromanage. They empower us to be dynamic, speak up, and grow our roles in the organization.
    We work both on solo projects and as a team.
    Management shows appreciation where it's due. My role has changed and adapted over the years, and I have had the opportunity to learn a lot in my young career.

    Cons

    Like anyone else, I'd love the opportunity for increased compensation.
    I've been pleased with the reviews and increases I've received over the last five years.

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