Victorian Trading Co. is a creative cooperative of artisans and romantic spirits dedicated to a beautiful aesthetic. Our interests lie in preserving intriguing human interest stories, and providing a renaissance for curious and lovely artifacts.
Browse our site for unique antique replicas that you won't find anywhere else.
Victorian Trading Co. was founded in 1987 by Melissa and Randy Rolston in Dallas, Texas. With modest origins as a home based business marketing nostalgic birth announcements, the company has averaged growth of over 30% annually with a posting of 14 consecutive years of profits, currently operates a distribution and order fulfillment center in Lenexa, Kansas (Kansas City) with a staff of over 60 employees in three divisions.
Our Victorian Greetings division is one of the leading manufacturers/licensors of fine art greeting cards in the U.S. The Victorian-themed fine correspondence papers, greeting cards, stickers, and imported gift items are represented in all of the major gift markets selling to over 6,000 gift stores and museum shops throughout North America and Japan. Victorian Papers division prints in-house over 20 million business/calling cards annually, with an offering of corporate greeting cards as well. The third division Victorian Trading Co. imports and distributes gift & home products through a direct mail catalog and the Internet.
Victorian Trading Co. is dedicated to the creation & demonstration of a new corporate concept of linked prosperity.
Our mission consists of three interrelated parts:
PRODUCT: To make, import, distribute and sell the finest quality paper products, reproduction gift items and home accessories.
ECONOMICS: To operate the Company on a sound financial basis of profitable growth, increasing value for our shareholders, and creating career opportunities and financial rewards for our employees.
SOCIAL: To operate the Company in a way that actively recognizes the central role that business plays in the structure of society by initiating innovative ways to improve the quality of life of a broad community - donating 10% of our net profits to local and national charities.
Underlying the mission of Victorian Trading Co. is the determination to seek new and creative ways of addressing all three parts, while holding a deep respect for individuals inside and outside the Company, and for the communities of which they are a part.