Clintons, the leading retailer of greeting cards and gifts, is pleased to announce the appointment of the Knight Frank retail team to supply all property services to its 415 branch retail group across the UK and Ireland.
Clinton Cards has been sold to Lakeshore Lending, a subsidiary of Carlton Cards’ brand owner, American Greetings Corporation. The sale comprises the brands and assets of Clinton Cards, including 397 stores (see pdf link below) contributing approximately £212m in annual
Declining sales at Clinton Cards are symptomatic of changing dynamics in the greeting cards sector rather than a weak economy, according to retail research agency Conlumino. In the 26 weeks to January 2012 Clinton’s total sales declined by 4.7% and
The Museum of London is launching a range of licensed greetings cards. They will be available in the Museum of London shop and web site from April, and throughout the UK at retail outlets including Waterstones, Paperchase, Boots and Smiths