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Feds: Mail Carrier Stole Greeting Cards for the Cash

Florida's Miranda Delee Farleigh, 25, allegedly stole 4K pieces of mail, was turned in by parents

(Newser) - Authorities say that a Florida mail carrier accused of stealing 4,000 or so pieces of mail around the holidays was busted by her own parents, and that she sifted through greeting cards to find cash due to her drug addiction. The alleged monthlong scheme carried out by 25-year-old Miranda...

Papyrus Is Closing All 254 Stores
Greeting Card Chain Folds

Greeting Card Chain Folds

Papyrus is closing all 254 stores

(Newser) - Last year was a tough one for the retail industry and 2020 isn't looking much better. The owner of greeting card and stationery chain Papyrus says that after "Herculean efforts" to make its stores "fit today's retail environment," it is calling it quits, USA Today...

Holiday Greetings Should Come From the Hand
Holiday Greetings Should Come From the Hand
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Holiday Greetings Should Come From the Hand

Lousy handwriting is no excuse for e-cards, writes Meghan Daum

(Newser) - Meghan Daum is sick of receiving e-cards with dancing Santas and singing snowmen instead of real Christmas cards, and she's got a theory why people are sending so many of them. It's not laziness or a wish to save paper, it's because too many people—including herself—have let the...

Onion Peels Into Greeting Card Business

Yesterday's fake headlines become today's salutations

(Newser) - Real newspapers take note: The Onion has found a way to squeeze some money out of its back issues. A new line of greeting cards based on its parody articles has hit Target, giving Americans the perfect way to convey sentiments like "Search for Self Called Off After 38...

Xmas Cards Reflect Country's Somber Mood

Glitzy cards picturing holiday excess are out; simple and traditional is in

(Newser) - Greeting card companies have noticed a big shift in what Americans want from their season’s greetings this year, the Wall Street Journal reports. As economic worries mount, glitzy holiday cards have fallen out of favor fast. Designers have made this year's cards more traditional, deepening reds and greens and...

Hallmark Introduces Gay-Marriage Cards

(Newser) - Hallmark has developed a line of four greeting cards themed for same-sex marriages, civil unions, and commitment ceremonies. The designs, in stores this summer, include two overlapping tuxedos, a cascade of rainbow-hued hearts, and a message, "Two hearts. One promise," reports Gaywire.com. "It's our goal to...

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