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Committee Updates – June 2019

Noted by John Smyth, A. Smyth Co. Co-Chair, Noted This past May, our community launched Noted: The Greeting Card Expo. The event showcased some home runs and some strikeouts, but the end result was what we originally set out to do: create an event to gather all parts...

The Personal Touch of Embossed Stationery

The Personal Touch of Embossed Stationery By Andrew Clay, Marketing Associate at Ecological FibersWhile looking around at the stationery market today, one can’t help but be impressed with the beautiful prints, designs and breathtaking art created with heartfelt...

Greetings & Salutations

GCA Vice-President and Noted Co-Chair George White recently spoke with Winsight Grocery Business about a successful Valentine’s Day promotion between his company, Up With Paper, and St. Louis-based grocer, Schnuck’s. “The key to leveraging seasonal opportunities is to...

Opportunities Are in the Cards

GCA Executive Director, Peter Doherty, and other members of the GCA talked with Grocery Business about how the popularity of greeting cards is growing among younger consumers and what retailers can do to capitalize upon this trend. “Greeting cards continue to be a...

GCA Events – April 2019

May 19, 2019LOUIE AwardsThe “LOUIE Awards Celebration” is moving from downtown NYC to Brooklyn! Join us on Sunday, May 19 at 26 Bridge as we visit GCA’s own “speakeasy” and celebrate all of the winning cards in this year’s competition. Member companies receive early...

Committee Updates – April 2019

LOUIE Awardsby Fern Gimbelman, Designer GreetingsChair, LOUIE AwardsRegistration is open for the Speakeasy Soirée on May 19, 2019! We invite you to join us at 26 Bridge in Brooklyn, NY for a time hop into the 1930’s – it’s going to be the bee’s knees’! Register here,...