There are so many different greeting card companies. You probably have heard of a few or these greeting card companies if not all of them. These greeting companies are great to shop at if you are looking for cards, party goods or gifts. They are all a little different than the other but are all there for the same reason.
Hallmark Greeting Cards is not only a greeting card store. Hallmark sells wrapping paper, ribbon, candles, gift bags, party supplies, gifts, ornaments, picture frames, photo albums, scrapbooks and so much more. Hallmark is a great store to purchase anything you would need for gift giving for any occasion.
Hallmark stores are available in 100 different countries and in over 40,000 stores in the United States. Hallmark has grown quite a bit since they were first founded in 1910. Their headquarters is stationed in Kansas City. Take a look at the attached link to see where Hallmark Greeting Cards are found near your home.
American Greetings was founded in 1906 by Jacob Sapirstein. He started American Greetings with just $50.00. Jacob Sapirstein was a young polish immigrant who moved to America in 1905. Jacob moved to Ohio and started buying and selling post cards. His kids got involved with the business as small kids helping with inventory, stuffing envelopes and making deliveries.
American Greetings has grown quite a bit since it was first founded in 1906. Today, American Greetings sells greeting cards, wrapping paper, bows and ribbon, gift bags and gift tags, tissue paper, candles, party favors and so much more. Jacob Sapirstein did a great job starting American Greetings and his family did a great making it the company that it is today. Check out the attached link to find out where you can find American Greeting Cards near you.
Recycled Paper Greeting Cards also known as RPG is based in Chicago, IL. It was first founded in 1971 by two college students. Their names were Phil Friedmann and Michael Keiser. They started Recycled Paper Greeting Cards in their two bedroom apartment. Their idea was to help save the economy and print greeting cards on recycled paper. Their business really took off. They had independent artists approaching them wanting to design greeting cards for Recycled Paper Greeting Cards.
Today, the company is still doing very well. Recycled Paper Greeting cards are all average priced cards. Recycled Paper Greeting Cards has cards that are designed by over 30 different artists. RPG has cards for every occasion and every season. You can find their greeting cards for every sentiment. Recycled Paper Greeting cards sells humorous greeting cards, serious greeting cards and risky greeting cards. RPG is known as the funny card company as well as the alternative greeting card company. Recycled Paper Greeting Cards are sold in grocery stores, drug stores, bookstores, gift shops, hospitals and retail shops national wide. Recycled Paper Greeting Cards is now part of American Greeting Cards as of January 2009. Recycled Paper Greeting Cards still has their same humorous greeting cards and still uses independent artists to to create their greeting cards. Check out the attached link to find out where you can find Recycled Greeting Cards (the funny card) near you.
Papyrus Greeting Cards was first founded in 1950 by Marcel and Margrit Schurman. They loved fine art and was driven to create greeting cards using this fine art that they loved. Papyrus motto is "embracing all that life has to offer". You will find their logo of a hummingbird on each of their product. Hummingbirds have many characteristics to them. They are delicate and they are known as hovering. Papyrus believes that hummingbirds teach us to open up our eyes and enjoy life as it is.
Papyrus Greeting Cards is a higher end greeting cards compared to some of the local greeting card companies. Their greeting cards are fancier looking. They sell a large variety of different things. Besides their greeting cards, Papyrus also sells wrapping paper for all occasions, candles, ribbons and bows, tissue paper, gift bags, boxed cards, stationery, invitations and thank you notes. Papyrus sells various different gifts for all ages and all occasions.
In 2009, Papyrus Greeting Cards joined American Greeting Cards and became part of American Greeting Cards. In 2010, Papyrus Greeting Cards became Papyrus-Recycled Greeting Cards. Papyrus Greeting Cards still have the same type of product and still use their motto and still use their hummingbird logo on their packaging. Check out the attached link to find out where you can find Papyrus Greeting Cards near you.
Carlton Greeting Cards was founded in 1920 by Harry Harshman. The original office was located in Toronto. In 1933, Carlton Greeting Cards became incorporated. In 1956, they were purchased by American Greetings. Carlton Greetings started growing even more after the purchase by American Greetings. In 1968, they started selling gift wrap.
Today, Carlton Greeting Cards are sold in grocery stores, department stores, gift shops, card shops and drug stores. They sell greeting cards for every sentiment as well as every occasion. Carlton Greeting Cards also sells party goods, gift wrap, gift bags, stickers, stationery, calendars and ornaments. Be sure to check out the attached link to find out where you can find Carlton Greeting Cards near you.
Nice list! I am more prone to send ecards these days!
I learned not too long ago that Hallmark was an out of the country company. Good list to keep us knowing something about each of these.Thank you.
Great list. I like Hallmark best; but the others have potential. H5
Great greeting card list!
Hi: Blue Mountain Arts is another. For writers information: I submitted several to them, made it through a couple of layers, but ultimately was rejected. They pay well if you get accepted.
Otherwise, I loved your list! HI5
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