GCA Resources

Looking for information on the greeting card industry?  You’ll find insights, information on the U.S. Postal Service and GCA’s advocacy initiatives, the history of greeting cards, and more. Just select one the options to the left or below. If you need additional information, please contact us.

GCA Resource Center

View members-only content on the GCA Resource Center including recorded webinars, frequently asked questions, information about suppliers, and more.

Card Talk

Card Talk is the GCA’s member newsletter, published six times per year, on the third Thursday of every other month. It includes updates form our committees, industry news, member spotlights, and more. Read more here.

News & Press Room

Check out our press releases and other industry news here.

History of Greeting Cards

The history of greeting cards dates back to the ancient Chinese who exchanged messages of goodwill to celebrate a New Year, and to early Egyptians who used papyrus scrolls to send greetings. Read more here about key dates in greeting card history.

Industry Information, Trends, and Statistics

The GCA collects industry data to help our member companies grow in a changing environment. Read more here.

For New Greeting Card Companies

Starting a greeting card business can be relatively easy. But as your business grows, there is so much more you need to know. The GCA is happy to provide some useful tips, to help get you started building your business. Read more here.

Postal Information and Resources

The GCA works closely with the U.S.P.S. to protect the citizen mailer and advocates for 6-day mail delivery, affordable rates and a financially- sound postal service. Read more about GCA’s Postal efforts here.


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