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American Greetings

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American Greetings Corp.
FormerlySapirstein Greeting Card Company
Company typePrivate
IndustryGreeting card
FoundedBrooklyn, Ohio, United States (1906; 118 years ago (1906))
FounderJacob Sapirstein
Headquarters1 American Boulevard[1], ,
United States
Area served
Key people
  • Carlton Cards
  • Tender Thoughts
  • Just For You
  • Gibson
  • Papyrus
Revenue$1.67 billion (2012[2])
$57.2 million (2012[2])
OwnerClayton Dubilier & Rice (60%)
Century Intermediate Holding Co. (Weiss Family, 40%)
Number of employees
27,500 (2012)[2]
SubsidiariesUK Greetings

American Greetings Corporation is an American company. It is the world's second largest greeting card producer.

Progamming[change | change source]

Holly Hobbie & Friends (co-produced) with Nickelodeon Animation Studio

Strawberry Shortcake (co-produced) with DIC Entertainment

Strawberry Shortcake's Berry Betty Adventures (co-produced) with Moonscoop Entertainment (seasons 1-3) and Splash Entertainment (season 4)

References[change | change source]

  1. "American Greetings opens new Westlake headquarters". Crain's Cleveland Business. 2016-09-28. Retrieved 2016-11-05.
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 Cho, Janet H. (April 1, 2013). "American Greetings' Weiss Family Aims to Take the Company Private Again, Via an $878 Million Offer for Outstanding Shares". The Plain Dealer. Retrieved April 4, 2013.

Other websites[change | change source]

Official website