San Ramon, California (EastBayDaily) — Greeting Card Universe, the world’s largest greeting card store, announces its collection of 16,500 original and hard to find cards for Valentine’s Day. With just another step in establishing their stronghold in the greeting card market, specializing in uncommon and non-traditional greeting cards, Greeting Card Universe is delighting even the choosiest of consumers aspiring to find the perfect card.
Pulling out all the stops this year by offering a selection of over 16,500 Valentine’s Day cards worth swooning over, Greeting Card Universe offers the traditional and expected cards exchanged between sweethearts. However since Valentine’s Day is not reserved only for romantic love, Greeting Card Universe also boasts Valentine’s Day cards for family members and relations outside of the traditional family circle like mail carrier, dog groomer, pen pal, babysitter, coach, deployed military servicemen and servicewomen, co-workers, two dads or moms and even from the family pet just to mention a few. Love is a universal language so international consumers will find a selection of Valentine’s Day cards in German, Pinyin, Spanish, French, Dutch and many more languages.
Noteworthy cards certainly not found in local card store with over 100 designs to choose from in each collection: For those not feeling the love Greeting Card Universe has a selection of Anti-Valentine’s Day cards also known as Vinegar Valentines. Wanting to profess their love anonymously secret admirers find refuge at Greeting Card Universe with Secret Valentine cards and with Valentine’s Day as perhaps the most popular day of the year for marriage proposals, hopeless romantics will find “Will you Marry Me?” Valentine’s Day cards at Greeting Card Universe befitting their betrothed.
Greeting Card Universe’s traditional and niche offerings of over 530,000 cards gives nod to the importance of choice and personalization in today’s marketplace and stays true to its tagline “any card imaginable.” Shares Mindy Rosso-Gaemi, Community Manager at Greeting Card Universe, “Greeting Card Universe has become many shoppers’ go to source for any kind of greeting card. Once shoppers discover the variety of cards that we offer they contest they’ll never shop for cards anywhere else. We’re creating passionate fans not just loyal customers.”
Shoppers can personalize the inside of all cards at Greeting Card Universe with their own text and photo. Additionally custom greeting cards can be created within 48 hours at no additional cost by requesting changes or a totally new design from their artist community of over 4,500 freelance artists from around the world.
“Nothing makes a card more personal than your own photo and Valentine’s Day cards are no different. Valentine photo cards remain very popular this year in addition to cards featuring adorable animals, valentine cards for kids, funny valentine’s day cards and timeless vintage valentine cards,” notes Rosso-Gaemi.
“Coming off of big sales of uncommon card giving holidays like Groundhog Day and Chinese New Year we are already seeing strong sales of Leap Year Day, Persian New Year cards and St. Patrick’s Day cards. Although the traditional card giving holidays like Valentine’s Day bring steady sales we’ve embraced the long tail occasions and holidays which are steadily becoming our bread and butter,” concludes Rosso-Gaemi.
About Greeting Card Universe Greeting Card Universe (http://www.greetingcarduniverse.com) is a division of BigDates Solutions, a private company that provides consumers with unique, personalized services for any holiday or occasion. Greeting Card Universe is the world's largest paper greeting card store, offering an unlimited selection of custom greeting cards, invitations, and note cards. BigDates Solutions is the leading provider of Online Reminder Service Solutions, powering gift-reminder services, including 1800Flowers.com and FTD.com. The company is also the owner of Birthday Calendar, a Facebook application with over 43 million installs.