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Give Dad the Gift of Laughter with New Necktie Notes™ Father’s Day Cards from American Greetings

Cleveland (June 16, 2016) – With Father’s Day right around the corner, consumers will be looking to the greeting card aisle for the perfect card to celebrate all dad does. According to the Greeting Card Association, approximately 90 million Father’s Day cards are purchased each year, but doesn’t dad deserve to be honored with unique and unexpected wishes on this special day? Look no further than the newest invention from American Greetings – the Necktie Notes™ collection of Father’s Day cards, which is sure to make dad feel the love as he laughs it up.

Wacky and outrageously wearable, new Necktie Notes cards are guaranteed to make your favorite guy laugh out loud! Each card features a manly, clip-on, musical necktie on an illustrated dress shirt design. With the press of a button on the novelty necktie, his song bellows and the belly laughs begin. The cards come complete with complimentary wishes, but he’ll never get tired of hearing, “Nice tie!” Designs in this collection include a meat-themed tie for the BBQ-enthusiast, a trophy-adorned tie for the “#1 All-time Greatest Father” and a golf-patterned tie for the dad who loves to hit the links.

“Necktie Notes put a fun and novel twist on the ubiquitous Father’s Day gift of neckties,” said Carol Miller, Vice President of Corporate Innovation at American Greetings. “This year, present him with a card that doubles as a gift – and will keep him smiling year-round.”

As an industry leader in greeting card inventions, American Greetings has introduced more than 150 new greeting card formats under the Inventions™ brand, offering the ultimate selection of exciting, new-to-the-world ways to celebrate birthdays and other happy occasions. Incorporating brand-new twists on technology in cards with carefully written copy and celebratory artwork, the combined effect is the perfect selection of greeting cards that are sure to surprise and delight any recipient. Continue the fun and spread the wow factor of our dynamic greeting card innovations by sharing your pictures, videos and messages on social platforms with the hashtag #BestCardEver. 

Consumers can find Necktie Notes™ cards, in addition to a great selection of inspiring cards from American Greetings, at participating drug chains, grocery stores and mass retailers nationwide, as well as in American Greetings and Carlton Cards retail stores.  Those who enjoy sending ecards can share American Greetings cards online from  For more information on American Greetings, visit  You can also follow American Greetings on Twitter, Facebook, American Greetings blog, YouTube, Pinterest, Google+ and Instagram

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About American Greetings Corporation

As a leader in meaningful connections, American Greetings Corporation is a creator and manufacturer of innovative social expression products that assist consumers in making the world a more thoughtful and caring place. Founded in 1906, the Company's major greeting card lines are American Greetings, Carlton Cards, Gibson, Recycled Paper Greetings and Papyrus, and other paper product offerings include DesignWare party goods and American Greetings and Plus Mark gift-wrap and boxed cards. American Greetings also has one of the largest collections of greetings on the Web, including greeting cards available at and ecards available at In addition to its product lines, American Greetings also creates and licenses popular character brands through the AG Entertainment group. Headquartered in Cleveland, Ohio, American Greetings generates annual revenue of approximately $1.9 billion, and its products can be found in retail outlets worldwide. For more information on the Company, visit

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