Hallmark Cards

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Hallmark Cards, Inc.
IndustryRetail, greeting card, television
FoundedKansas City, Missouri, United States (January 10, 1910; 113 years ago (1910-01-10))
FounderJoyce Hall
Headquarters2501 McGee Street, ,
United States
Area served
Key people
Donald J. Hall Jr.
(Executive Chairman)

David E. Hall
(Executive Vice Chairman)

Mike Perry
(President & CEO)
  • Greeting Cards
  • Gift Wrap
  • Party Goods
  • Giftware
  • Stationery
  • Electronic Greetings
  • Keepsake Ornaments
  • Media/Entertainment
RevenueIncrease US $4.0 billion (2016)[1]
OwnerHall family
Number of employees

Hallmark Cards, Inc. is a private, family-owned American company in Kansas City, Missouri. It was created in 1910 by Joyce Hall. Hallmark is the oldest and biggest manufacturer of greeting cards in the United States.[2] In 1985, the company was awarded the National Medal of Arts.[3]

Employees[change | change source]

Worldwide, Hallmark has over 27,000 employees; 20,000 of them work in the United States. About 5,600 of them are full-time employees. About 2,700 Hallmark employees work at the Kansas City headquarters.[1]

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 "Hallmark Corporate Information | Hallmark Facts". corporate.hallmark.com. Archived from the original on May 11, 2008. Retrieved June 12, 2017.
  2. "Hallmark Cards – Joyce Hall Invented Hallmark Cards". Inventors.about.com. Retrieved November 19, 2016.[permanent dead link]
  3. "Lifetime Honors: National Medal of Arts". National Endowment for the Arts. Archived from the original on May 6, 2009.

Other websites[change | change source]

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