Lovepop Cards, a Harvard-based greeting card start-up that landed a $300,000 investment from investor Kevin O’Leary on ABC’s “Shark Tank” TV show in December, start as a sketch on paper that is translated to a modeling software, in which each shape is drawn, then transferred to a software that routs a laser-cutter to cut out each piece.
Hallmark is bringing music from some of the most popular country artists — including Carrie Underwood, Brad Paisley, Miranda Lambert and Luke Bryan — into the greeting card aisle with CMA Sounds Cards.
Despite the instant satisfaction of texts or social media messages, consumers are still demanding paper greeting cards, and they are craving more unique and luxurious cards than ever before. According to the Greeting Card Association, cards featuring special techniques, intricate designs and new technologies are at the top of consumers’ wish lists.
The React Sidekick, which can be worn on a clip or keychain, pairs with the free React Mobile safety app via LE Bluetooth. With a single click of the Sidekick, users can activate the app and issue an SOS alert.