American Greetings

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American Greetings is a manufacturer of social expression products. The company operates a website, AmericanGreetings.com that enables consumers to shop paper cards, ecards, printables, party supplies, and gift wrap as well as provides related content. Its major greeting card brands include American Greetings, Papyrus, Recycled Paper Greetings, and Carlton Cards.

TypePrivate
Founded1906
HQWestlake, OH, US
Websiteamericangreetings.com
Overall CultureB

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Employees (est.) (Jun 2021)4,757
Job Openings797
Revenue (FY, 2016)$1.9 B(-4%)
Cybersecurity ratingBMore

Key People/Management at American Greetings

Joe Arcuri

Joe Arcuri

Chief Executive Officer
Chris Haffke

Chris Haffke

General Counsel and Chief Human Resources Officer
Lorna Street

Lorna Street

Chief Financial Officer
Aaron Siegel

Aaron Siegel

Group Vice President, Everyday Greeting Cards
Andrew Gallo

Andrew Gallo

Group Vice President, Papyrus
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American Greetings Office Locations

American Greetings has offices in Westlake, Bardstown, Danville, Osceola and in 2 other locations
Westlake, OH, US (HQ)
American Blvd
Bardstown, KY, US
800 American Dr
Danville, KY, US
2601 Lebanon Rd
Osceola, AR, US
1400 Ohlendorf Rd
Ripley, TN, US
1236 American Way
București, RO
building a, 3nd, Bulevardul Iuliu Maniu 7
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American Greetings Financials and Metrics

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Founding Date

1906
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American Greetings Revenue

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American Greetings's revenue was reported to be $1.89 b in FY, 2016 which is a 5.5% decrease from the previous period.
USD

Revenue (Q3, 2017)

442.7m

Gross profit (Q3, 2017)

223.8m

Gross profit margin (Q3, 2017), %

50.6%

Net income (Q3, 2017)

6.1m

EBIT (Q3, 2017)

19.1m

Cash (25-Nov-2016)

6.8m
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USDFY, 2011FY, 2012FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Revenue

1.6b1.7b1.8b1.9b2.0b1.9b

Revenue growth, %

2%(5%)

Cost of goods sold

682.4m741.6m817.7m857.2m882.3m844.8m

Gross profit

877.8m921.6m1.0b1.1b1.1b1.0b
USDFY, 2011

Debt/Equity

0.3 x

Debt/Assets

0.2 x

Financial Leverage

2 x
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American Greetings Cybersecurity Score

Cybersecurity ratingPremium dataset

B

81/100

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American Greetings Online and Social Media Presence

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American Greetings Company Culture

  • Overall Culture

    B

    71/100

  • CEO Rating

    A

    76/100

  • Compensation

    D+

    57/100

  • Diversity

    A

    78/100

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American Greetings News and Updates

US Personalized Gifts Market 2020-2024 - Key Player Profiles Including American Greetings Corp., Bed Bath & Beyond Inc., CafePress Inc., Enesco LLC, Etsy Inc. and Hallmark Licensing LLC

Dublin, Dec. 10, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The "Personalized Gifts Market in US 2020-2024" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering. The personalized gifts market in the US is poised to grow by $ 1.59 billon during 2020-2024 progressing at a CAGR of 4% during the forecast period.T…

Dolly Parton Launches Virtual Holiday Cards With American Greetings

CLEVELAND, Nov. 24, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Dolly Parton and American Greetings announce their latest collaboration, A Holly Dolly Christmas Collection, just in time for the holidays. Spurred by the success of Parton's initial Everyday Card collection and her SmashUp "Birthday Time" e-card,...

Gifts Retailing Global Market Top Key Players – American Greetings,  Card Factory , Disney,  Hallmark Licensing,  Spencer Gifts and Forecast to 2021

Wiseguyreports.Com Added New Market Research Report On -“Gifts Retailing Market 2018 Manufacturers, Applications and Future Demand Forecast to 2021 ”. Posted via Industry Today. Follow us on Twitter @IndustryToday

Banks facing losses on American Greetings buyout debt

NEW YORK, April 5 (LPC) - Nine banks are facing losses on a fully underwritten US$1.02bn loan and bond financing backing the buyout of US greeting cards and stationery maker American Greetings by private equity firm Clayton, Dubilier & Rice (CD&R) after a weak response from investors, three …

American Greetings Blogs

The Best New Year’s Resolution For 2019 [Or Ever]

January 2019 is in full effect, everyone. And you know what that means – everyone is talking about New Year’s resolutions. Lots and lots of “What are your new year goals?“ everywhere. Time to hit the reset button, take inventory, get healthier, time to get organized, right? We challenge you to…

5 Ways to Brighten Your Spirits If You’re Feeling Lonely at the Holidays

“I’ll be home for Christmas…if only in my dreams.” Did you know that holiday classic, recorded by the legendary Bing Crosby in 1943, was originally written to honor soldiers overseas who longed to be home at Christmastime?  While the holidays are all about spending time with family and friends…

Gratitude for Family at the Holidays

When we think of the holidays, we think of festive parties and gatherings, snow and cocoa, warm fireside chats, and shopping until we’re weak in the knees. But what we’re constantly circling around is family; our beautiful, often crazy, sometimes drives-us-nuts-but-we-couldn’t-make-it-without-…

Best Gifts Ever (And How To Be The Best Gift Giver Ever)

Let’s take a moment to think about holidays past. Have you ever said out loud, “BEST GIFT EVER!” When you said it, were you the giver of the gift… or the receiver? If you were the gift giver, you may recall the excitement and anticipation of finding something just perfect for your recipient, a…

Ways to Recognize Loss During the Holidays

The tree is trimmed and twinkling, all the gifts are beautifully wrapped and the table is set for dinner. Yet it still feels like something is missing, despite all the season’s cheer. Those who’ve lost a loved one know this feeling all too well, and they may be looking for ways to find comfort…

Connecting with Grandparents

The relationship between grandparent and grandchild is precious in so many different ways. But how well do we really know them? Today’s kids might find it hard to believe that their grandparents (and likely even you) grew up without common luxuries like smart phones, laptops, and GPS. This gen…
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American Greetings Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was American Greetings founded?

    American Greetings was founded in 1906.

  • Who are American Greetings key executives?

    American Greetings's key executives are Joe Arcuri, Chris Haffke and Lorna Street.

  • How many employees does American Greetings have?

    American Greetings has 4,757 employees.

  • What is American Greetings revenue?

    Latest American Greetings annual revenue is $1.9 b.

  • What is American Greetings revenue per employee?

    Latest American Greetings revenue per employee is $397.3 k.

  • Who are American Greetings competitors?

    Competitors of American Greetings include Kirkland's, Things Rememered and 1-800-Flowers.

  • Where is American Greetings headquarters?

    American Greetings headquarters is located at American Blvd, Westlake.

  • Where are American Greetings offices?

    American Greetings has offices in Westlake, Bardstown, Danville, Osceola and in 2 other locations.

  • How many offices does American Greetings have?

    American Greetings has 6 offices.