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American Greetings Corporation

American Greetings Corporation

(216) 252-7300

American Greetings Corporation

111 years in business
1 American Blvd
Cleveland, OH 44145-8151
Fax Numbers
  • (216) 252-6741
Additional Phone Numbers
  • (216) 252-6780
  • (216) 261-9484
  • (216) 252-7300
  • (216) 464-6353
  • (440) 846-0883
BBB File Opened: 01/01/1946
Business Started: 01/01/1906
Business Incorporated: 01/29/1944 in OH
Type of Entity
Business Management
  • Mr. Morry Weiss, Chairman
  • Ms. Minerva Diaz
  • Mr. Ed Fruchtenbaum, President
  • Mr. Jon Groetzinger, Sr. V. President
  • Ms. Sue Holiday, Consumer Affairs
  • Mr. Paul Ozan
  • Ms. Karen Santagata, Litigation Specialist
  • D. Thompson

Business Category
  • Manufacturers & Producers
Alternate Business Names
  • American Greetings Corp.
  • Carlton Cards



This company creates, manufacturers and distributes greeting cards and social expression products which are sold exclusively to retail outlets.

Headquartered in Cleveland, Ohio, this company has wholly owned subsidiaries in the U.K. (U.K. Greetings), Canada (Carlton Cards Ltd.), Australia (John Sands Australia), New Zealand (John Sands New Zealand), South Africa (S.A. Greetings) and Mexico (Carlton Mexico S.A. de C.V.).

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  • Failure to respond to 1 complaint(s) filed against business

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American Greetings Corporation


American Greetings Corporation

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