Isn't It A Tad Early To Be Selling "Belated" Christmas Cards?

Isn't It A Tad Early To Be Selling "Belated" Christmas Cards?

Seems to be jumping the gun a bit to already be selling “Belated Christmas” cards, don’t you think? [More]

Hallmark Sells Cards That Express Sympathy For Layoff Victims

Hallmark Sells Cards That Express Sympathy For Layoff Victims

Oblivious to the possibility that the last thing people who lost their jobs need are cardboard reminders of their misfortune, Hallmark has launched a line of greeting cards geared to the downsized. Among the witticisms you can sign beneath and hand over solemnly: “Don’t think of it as losing your job. Think of it as a time out between stupid bosses.” [More]

U.S. Postal Service Tests Post Office Greeting Card Sales

U.S. Postal Service Tests Post Office Greeting Card Sales

One of the few things that people still use the U.S. Postal Service to do is send greeting cards. Americans receive an average of 20 greeting cards per year, and they have to come from somewhere. So why not save a trip and buy those cards right at your local post office?

Christmas Creep Cartoon From Hallmark (Yes, Hallmark)

Christmas Creep Cartoon From Hallmark (Yes, Hallmark)

Hallmark’s Shoebox Greetings has a blog. This week, the blog published a delightful cartoon on the subject of Christmas creep.

http://consumerist.com/2009/05/01/it-looks-like-greeting-cards/

It looks like greeting cards are another thing we’re cutting back on lately; American Greetings has announced that sales fell 14 percent in the last quarter. [Associated Press]