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American Greetings

October 13, 2016 10:01 ET

Make Birthdays Extra-Cool With New Chill Outs™ Cards From American Greetings

Refrigerator-Shaped Cards Bring Unique Fun to Birthdays

CLEVELAND, OH--(Marketwired - October 13, 2016) - The days of standing in front of your refrigerator and blankly staring at its contents are over. Thanks to American Greetings, it's never been more-fun to open a fridge! Birthdays are the perfect time to make someone feel special, and sending the latest-and-greatest greeting card innovation is a wonderful way to make their day. Visit the American Greetings card aisle to find the delightful new collection of lively birthday cards called Chill Outs™.

Wishes just got a little cooler with Chill Outs! This fresh collection of cards features fun, themed refrigerators that open up to reveal deliciously adorable characters singing and dancing to light-hearted, original music. With warm, playful messages and sweet, whimsical illustrations, Chill Outs have all the ingredients for the happiest of celebrations. This exciting line of cards includes fridges that hold everything from festive tropical cocktails or sweet treats to a bacon-filled breakfast or beer.

"Chill Outs bring birthday greetings to life in a whole new way," said Carol Miller, Vice President of Corporate Innovation at American Greetings. "The imaginative designs, inspired music and all-around amusement these cards offer will put a big smile on any birthday guy's or gal's face."

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 Chill Outs™ 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 www.americangreetings.com. For more information on American Greetings, visit www.corporate.americangreetings.com. You can also follow American Greetings on Twitter, Facebook, American Greetings blog, YouTube, Pinterest, Google+ and Instagram.

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 Cardstore.com and electronic greeting cards available at AmericanGreetings.com. In addition to its product lines, American Greetings also creates and licenses popular character brands through the American Greetings 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 www.corporate.americangreetings.com.

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