July 2, 2013

The Weiss family, which founded the public American Greetings greeting card company is now looking to take it private.

April 1, 2013

American Greetings Corp. said that the founding Weiss family has reached a deal to acquire the gift cards and party goods company for about $878 million.

September 21, 2012

E-cards may be popular, but that doesn’t mean there isn’t still a market for greeting cards. Just ask Dominique Schurman, CEO of Schurman Retail Group. The privately held, Fairfield, Calif.-based company owns and operates some 400 stores in North America, including the fast-growing Papyrus brand.

June 7, 2012

American Greetings said it has acquired 400 Clinton Card stores, a U.K.-based chain that was one of American Greeting’s biggest customers.

March 13, 2008

Hallmark Cards Inc. will stop online and catalog sales of flowers and gifts at the...