Chichester was started in 1992 by Paul Crosby as a part-time hobby business exporting Native American arts and crafts from Canada to the United States. Throughout the years, we have grown into an importer, exporter, distributor, and retailer with offices in both Canada and the United States. Our primary market is the United States, where we distribute an array of products from our warehouse in Niagara Falls, New York. Our main product lines include the following items:
Some of our customers include museums, gift shops, trading posts, theme parks, catalog retailers, manufacturers, crafts people, museum exhibit suppliers, interior designers, movie set decorators, costume designers, and collectors.
Also read about How Chichester Serves the Movie Business around the World.
Where We Have Done Business Around the World
Chichester regularly imports from more than 30 countries and exports to about 40 in a typical year. The following list shows all places that we have done business over the years. Chichester staff visit 15 to 20 countries every year to source our products. In a typical year, Paul Crosby will do business on four or five continents with a busy year including North America, South America, Africa, Europe, Asia, and Australia. As of August 2018, Paul has crossed the Atlantic ocean 126 times, the Arctic ocean 20 times, the Pacific ocean 20 times and made 20 trips to the southern hemisphere. We see suppliers and customers in person. We know the world!
In the list below, an asterisk (*) indicates on one or more personal visits to the country or region.
It's nice to be able to put a face to the name. The pictures below include some of the people who you are likely to deal with at Chichester.
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