November 24, 2011
Most Popular Holiday Cards Estimated number to be sent in 2011: Christmas: 1.5 billion (including boxed and individual cards) Valentine's Day: 144 million (not including classroom valentines) Mother's Day: 133 million Father's Day: 94 million Easter: 57 million Halloween: 20 million Thanksgiving: 10 million St. Patrick's Day: 8 million Source: Hallmark Cards Inc.
February 3, 1985
Los Angeles-based Coldwell Banker Real Estate Group, a member of the Sears Financial Network, has acquired the real estate brokerage operations of Reese Associates Inc. and Lang Associates Inc. and has signed an agreement to acquire Hallmark Properties Inc. All three companies are located in Fairfield County, Conn.
December 8, 1985
The UCLA Film, Television and Radio Archives has received a $30,800 grant from Hallmark Cards Inc. to support the restoration and preservation of the Hallmark Hall of Fame collection at the archives. The collection includes 147 television films presented as part of the Hallmark Hall of Fame dramatic series since 1951.
June 19, 1990 |
Hallmark Cards Inc. is acquiring Willitts Design of Petaluma, Calif., which designs and markets collectible gifts, for an undisclosed sum. Willitts' products, marketed under the Willitts Designs and Willitts Galleries trademarks, include music boxes, snow globes, porcelain figurines, kaleidoscopes, ceramic mugs, banks and plates.