Hallmark Cards

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Hallmark Cards, Inc. is a private, family-owned American company based in Kansas City, Missouri.wikipedia
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Hallmark Hall of Fame

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The company is also involved in television, having produced the long-running Hallmark Hall of Fame series since 1951, and launching the Hallmark Channel 50 years later (replacing an earlier joint venture with The Jim Henson Company, Odyssey Network).
Hallmark Hall of Fame, originally called Hallmark Television Playhouse, is an anthology program on American television, sponsored by Hallmark Cards, a Kansas City-based greeting card company.

Joyce Hall

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Founded in 1910 by Joyce Hall, Hallmark is the oldest and largest manufacturer of greeting cards in the United States.
Joyce Clyde Hall (August 29, 1891 – October 29, 1982) was an American businessman and the founder of Hallmark Cards.

Crayola

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Hallmark acquired Binney & Smith in 1987, and would later change its name to Crayola, LLC after its well-known Crayola brand of crayons, markers and colored pencils.
Since 1984, it has been a wholly owned subsidiary of Hallmark Cards.

List of recipients of the National Medal of Arts

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In 1985, the company was awarded the National Medal of Arts.

Hallmark Channel

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The company is also involved in television, having produced the long-running Hallmark Hall of Fame series since 1951, and launching the Hallmark Channel 50 years later (replacing an earlier joint venture with The Jim Henson Company, Odyssey Network).
The Hallmark Channel is an American pay television network that is owned by Crown Media Holdings, Inc., which in turn is owned by Hallmark Cards, Inc. The channel's programming is primarily targeted at families, and features a mix of television movies and miniseries, original and acquired television series, and lifestyle programs.

Kansas City, Missouri

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Hallmark Cards, Inc. is a private, family-owned American company based in Kansas City, Missouri.
Highlights include the Black Marble H&R Block fountain in front of Union Station, which features synchronized water jets; the Nichols Bronze Horses at the corner of Main and J.C. Nichols Parkway at the entrance to the Plaza Shopping District; and the fountain at Hallmark Cards World Headquarters in Crown Center.

Greeting card

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Founded in 1910 by Joyce Hall, Hallmark is the oldest and largest manufacturer of greeting cards in the United States.
Hallmark Cards and American Greetings, both U.S.-based companies, are the two largest producers of greeting cards in the world today.

Univision

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For a period of about 15 years, Hallmark owned a stake in the Spanish language network Univision.
1987 became a pivotal year for the Spanish International Network and its owned-and-operated station group; in 1987, Nicolas sold his stake in the network to a partnership of Hallmark Cards and Televisa for 25 Years, which formed Univision Holdings Inc. to operate the network and its stations.

Studio cards

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Shoebox, the company's line of humorous cards, evolved from studio cards.
These independent card creators eventually found it difficult to compete after Hallmark Cards bought up shopping mall franchises so only Hallmark Cards would be displayed.

Hoops&Yoyo

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hoops&yoyo, were characters created by Bob Holt and Mike Adair.
'Hoops and Yoyo' are a pair of animated characters featured on Hallmark Cards.

Forever Friends (brand)

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Forever Friends was purchased in 1994 from English entrepreneur Andrew Brownsword, who for four years subsequently was Chief Executive of Hallmark Europe.
Forever Friends is a brand of Hallmark Cards, based on a Bear design.

Crown Center

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In addition, Hallmark Cards is the property manager of the Crown Center commercial complex, adjacent to its headquarters, and the owner of lithographer Litho-Krome Co.
The shopping center is anchored by Halls, a department store which is owned and operated by Hallmark Cards.

Hallmark Photographic Collection

In 2006, Hallmark donated its Hallmark Photographic Collection, an extensive collection of photographs by prominent photographers including Todd Webb, to the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art in Kansas City.
The Hallmark Photographic Collection was amassed by Hallmark Cards, Inc. and donated to the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art in Kansas City, Missouri in December 2005.

Donald J. Hall Jr.

On June 26, 2019, it was announced that Mike Perry would serve as president and CEO, while Donald J. Hall Jr. serves as Executive Chairman and David E. Hall as Executive Vice-Chairman.
Donald Joyce Hall Jr., is the Executive Chairman of Hallmark Cards, and a director of Crown Media Holdings, a member of the board of directors of Hallmark Entertainment Holdings and of the Business Men's Assurance Company of America.

Norfolk, Nebraska

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Driven by an early 20th-century postcard craze, Joyce Clyde Hall and his older brothers, William and Rollie, began the Norfolk Post Card Company in 1907, initially headquartered in the Norfolk, Nebraska bookstore at which they worked.

Sonar Entertainment

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Hallmark Cards agreed to purchase RHI in April 1994.

Andrew Brownsword

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Forever Friends was purchased in 1994 from English entrepreneur Andrew Brownsword, who for four years subsequently was Chief Executive of Hallmark Europe.
The Andrew Brownsword Collection, Andrew Brownsword Gifts and the Gordon Fraser Gallery (the latter acquired in 1989), were acquired by Hallmark Cards in 1994 for an estimated £195 million.

Findel plc

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In 1998, Hallmark made a number of acquisitions, including Britain-based Creative Publishing (a recent spinoff of Fine Art Developments), and U.S.-based InterArt.
It spun off its greeting card business in 1997 as a separate company called "Creative Publishing", which was subsequently acquired by Hallmark Cards in 1998.

Rainbow Brite

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Rainbow Brite, also known in Japan as Magical Girl Rainbow Brite, is a media franchise by Hallmark Cards, introduced in 1983.

Hallmark holiday

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The name comes from Hallmark Cards, a privately owned American company, that benefits from such manufactured events through sales of greeting cards and other items.

Clara Johnson Scroggins

One noted Christmas ornament authority is Clara Johnson Scroggins who has written extensively about Keepsake Ornaments and has one of the largest private collections of Christmas ornaments.
In 1973, Hallmark Cards started manufacturing Christmas ornaments.

Valentine & Sons

In 1980, Hallmark Cards acquired Valentine & Sons of Dundee, Scotland, one of the world's oldest publishers of picture postcards.
The company was purchased by John Waddington Limited in 1963, who sold it in turn to Hallmark Cards in 1980.

Hallmark Movies Now

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In April 2012, Hallmark Cards acquired SpiritClips, which was renamed FeelIn in September 2014.
Hallmark Movies Now is owned by Hallmark Cards and based out of Los Angeles.

Paris Hilton

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On September 6, 2007, Paris Hilton filed an injunction lawsuit against Hallmark Cards Inc., titled Hilton v. Hallmark Cards, in U.S. District Court over the unlawful use of her picture and catchphrase "That's hot" on a greeting card.
On September 6, 2007, Hilton filed an injunction lawsuit against Hallmark Cards Inc., titled Hilton v. Hallmark Cards, in U.S. District Court over the unlawful use of her picture and catchphrase "That's hot" on a greeting card.

Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art

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In 2006, Hallmark donated its Hallmark Photographic Collection, an extensive collection of photographs by prominent photographers including Todd Webb, to the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art in Kansas City.
In 2006, Hallmark Cards chairman Donald J. Hall, Sr., donated to the museum the entire Hallmark Photographic Collection, spanning the history of photography from 1839 to the present day.