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Mail helps Americans feel connected during pandemic

Now more than ever, consumers rely on cards and mail to keep in touch with family and friends and to overcome feelings of isolation, according to a recent survey conducted by the US Postal Service.... more »

Allport Editions launches fundraiser to support local museums

Allport Editions, a local greeting card and tea towel publisher, is launching a Tea Towel fundraiser to support local museums. Each cotton tea towel is custom-made in collaboration with the participating museums, and proceeds from... more »

*Noted: A Virtual Event goes live May 1

The *Noted: the Greeting Card Expo San Francisco may have been canceled, but it is hosting a celebratory virtual event on Friday, May 1, 2020 from 12 p.m. until 2:30 p.m.  called *Noted: A Virtual... more »
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Lovepop uses its expertise to produce personal protective equipment

During these difficult times, Lovepop is now using its design and manufacturing expertise to produce much-needed personal protective equipment. With guidance from Partners Healthcare Working Groups and the State of Massachusetts Manufacturing Emergency Response Team... more »
Spread the Love sticker from Cardthartic

Cardthartic splits online consumer sales with brick-and-mortar stores

Cardthartic announced that, since social distancing started taking effect March 13, 2020, and store closures began, the card publisher has been splitting its online consumer sales with the brick and mortar stores that carry the... more »

GCA cancels *Noted 2020

The Greeting Card Association issued the following statement regarding *Noted 2020: It is with a very heavy heart, but with a clear understanding of the importance of the health of all members of the greeting... more »

*Noted awards competition continues despite show cancellation

While COVID-19 has spurred the Greeting Card Association to cancel Noted: The Greeting Card Expo in San Francisco this year for the safety of the community, it will still hold its best new product competition, “Noted... more »

Designer Greetings Inc. acquires Expressions Unlimited Inc.

Designer Greetings, Inc. announced that it has acquired Expressions Unlimited Inc.  Expressions Unlimited Inc. was founded in 1994 as a family owned and operated independent distributor, supplying a full line of everyday and seasonal cards,... more »

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