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American Greetings Launches Hyper Cutes Cards

American Greetings has announced a new line of birthday cards called Hyper Cutes. Each card features a photo of an adorable animal that pops up and sings. The animal's mouth moves as they perform the songs. Some of the animals on the cards include piglets, puppies and polar bear cubs. Artwork on the cards includes daisies, gumdrops and ice cream. Read more... April 24, 2014

American Greetings Launches Live Greetings App

American Greeting has launched its Live Greetings app. The app brings the greeting card company's cards, such as the Yakety Yaks cards, to life as digital experiences. Customers can personalize digital cards with personalized voice messages (up to 30 seconds long) using the app. The free app can be found here on itunes.com and here on Google Play. Read more... January 23, 2014

Hallmark Partners With Marvel for Guardians of the Galaxy Collection

Hallmark has partnered with Marvel for a Guardians of the Galaxy collection. The collection of stationery and social expressions products will star the film's intergalactic characters Peter Quill, Gamora, Drax, Groot and Rocket Raccoon. The collection will also include greeting cards, party supplies, wrapping paper and ornaments. The film, Marvel's Guardians of the Galaxy, will arrive in theaters on July 14, 2013. Read more... October 10, 2013




American Greetings Went Private Last Month

American Greeting Corporation went private last month. It was acquired by the Weiss Family for $19 per share. The total amount of the buyout was over $600 million. American Greetings has been creating and manufacturing greeting cards for over 100 years. The deal was approved by shareholders at a special meeting held on August 7, 2013 at the company headquarters in Cleveland, Ohio. The company had been receiving proposals about going private from the Weiss Family since as early as Q3 2012. Read more... September 26, 2013

Husband and Wife Team Behind Old Tom Foolery Make Cards in Their Basement

CBS Minneapolis reports that Joel and Lauren Gryniewski make edgy creating cards out of their basement. The husband and wife team have their Old Tom Foolery cards in 600 boutiques nationwide, including Papyrus and Target. The cards can be found online at oldtomfoolery.com. The couple say they try to make the cards "high quality, humorous and gender neutral." Read more... July 11, 2013

Traditional Greeting Cards in Decline But Remain Popular for Special Occasions

Marketwatch has an article about the future of traditional greeting cards - print cards delivered by snail mail. The industry is battling the rise of ecards and social networks. The big greeting card companies do have their own ecard lines, but sales of traditional cards have been declining over the past 10 years. Marketwatch says they have fallen 60% in this period. Read more... May 7, 2013

Hallmark Running Kids & Critters Contest

Hallmark runs different greeting card contests through its Hallmark Card Contests. Hallmark is currently running a Kids & Critters greeting card contest. The company is seeking cards that feature a photograph of a kid and a pet for this contest. Designs and illustrations will not be accepted. Hallmark says, "Use a photo of a pet and a child, along with your original writing, to create a fun, sweet, or silly card." Read more... February 8, 2013

First Dog Bo is Featured on 2012 White House Holiday Card

First Dog Bo is featured on the 2012 White House Holiday card. Bo is seen is front of the White House playing in the snow. The card was designed by Larassa Kabel, a professional artist from Des Moines, Iowa. The snow scene is wonderful for the holidays. Bo is trotting proudly as he looks up at the snowflakes falling to the ground. Read more... December 7, 2012

Hallmark Announces Celebrate Dads Greeting Card Contest

Hallmark has announced a new greeting card contest called "Celebrate Dads." Hallmark says, "Dads teach us so much, from how to make perfect lines with the lawn mower to how to become a person with integrity and wisdom. Use your photo and original writing to create a Father's Day card that could be sent to any dad. The writing can be sweet or funny." Read more... August 11, 2012

GCA Announces 24th Annual LOUIE Award Winners

The Greeting Card Association (GCA) announced the the 24th Annual LOUIE finalists and winners in 54 different categories at a special gala event at Espace on 42nd St. in Manhattan on May 20th. Read more... July 4, 2012


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