Celebrate Dads Who Do It All This Father's Day with New Products from American Greetings

CLEVELAND, June 4, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Today's modern families include dads by many definitions, and every father is unique. Dads are there to protect us, make us laugh and catch us when we stumble. Honor all the dads who do it all – brothers, husbands, grandpas, uncles and friends – because they deserve a shout-out to show dads the love. Be the highlight of his day this year with the perfect Father's Day wishes from American Greetings.

Visit the American Greetings card aisle and take your pick from a large selection to recognize these diverse and special guys with everything from laughs and innovations to heartwarming sentiments and sophisticated designs. Hip dads of any age will enjoy the awesome and unexpected options from the fresh, bold justWink brand. If he loves the latest-and-greatest, brand-new Yakety Plaques™ are the way to go – these wall-mountable Father's Day cards feature a shiny trophy with a prize-winning personality that comes to life and sings with the press of a button. Humor is always a winner with dads, so consumers will appreciate the variety of cards to deliver the laughs with messages that are timeless.

If the dad you're celebrating loves technology, be sure to take advantage of the many digital options American Greetings offers for sending wishes that wow. Send your brother a fun and free digital card via text, e-mail, Facebook or Twitter with the justWink app – don't forget to attach a digital gift card from his favorite retailer! Share your best memories with grandpa with a custom paper greeting card showcasing your own photos and messages that we mail for you from Cardstore.com or the Cardstore app. Surprise any dad with a card designed by his favorite little ones using Creatacard, the new, first-of-its-kind iPad app that brings your child's imagination to life as a professionally printed greeting card we will ship anywhere in the world!

Consumers will love dressing up their Father's Day gifts in packaging that's as fun and stylish as dad. New Father's Day gift wrap features men's clothing themes and patterns such as stripes, plaid and houndstooth. These masculine-inspired designs add flair to bags, tissue and roll wrap for classic looks consumers love, with on-trend features today's dads will appreciate.

Consumers can find these Father's Day collections, in addition to a great selection of fresh and 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 e-cards can share American Greetings cards online from www.americangreetings.com. For more information on American Greetings, please 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 AG Properties group. Headquartered in Cleveland, Ohio, American Greetings generates annual revenue of approximately $2 billion, and its products can be found in retail outlets worldwide. For more information on the Company, visit www.corporate.americangreetings.com.

CONTACT: Megan Baucco Assistant Manager, Marketing Communications 216.252.7300 ext.2841 megan.baucco@amgreetings.com

Source:American Greetings Corporation