Hallmark Card Shop

About Hallmark Card Shop

Hallmark card shops are independently owned and
operated and there are no royalty or franchise fees
required. Stores that use "Hallmark" in their name or Hallmark Gold Crown exterior signing must sign a Gold Crown Sublicense Agreement with Hallmark, but there is
no fee required.


There are many benefits to owning a Hallmark card shop. As a Hallmark retailer, you will have access to the finest products and services available to build a business that you can take pride in.

There is strength in our name and a consumer trust that is unparalleled in our industry.

There are limited opportunities available to own a
Hallmark card shop and the application process is simple.
Review the information in this packet and make sure you
are comfortable that you meet the qualifications to
become a Hallmark retailer. Then complete the Retailer
Candidate Questionnaire and Personal Financial
Statement and send them to Hallmark via fax or mail.We
will review your information and will respond to your
inquiry with next steps.
Send the completed Retailer Candidate Questionnaire and
Personal Financial Statement to:
Mary Daniels
New Business Inquiry Department
Hallmark Marketing Corporation
P. O. Box 419580, MD 163
Kansas City, MO 64141
Fax: (816) 274-3708

If you still have questions after reviewing this complete
packet, go to our web site at www.newbiz.hallmark.com
and use the Contact Us form provided on the How to
Apply page to send Mary Daniels an email. Although we
can't get too far into the process without the Retailer
Candidate Questionnaire and the Personal Financial
Statement, we will be happy to try to answer any general
questions you may have.
Our web site also contains information regarding
International Opportunities (including Canada), Adding a
Department to Your Store, Buying Hallmark Products and The Picture People.

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Silpada Designs Canada N/A $1-$199
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Franchise
Franchise Fee Royalty Advertising Fee Development Costs
All That Glitz
$35,000 6% 5 years $290,400-$485,533
Ashley Avery's
$30,000 6% 2% $272,000-$403,000
Candleman
$35,000 6% $300/month $175,000-$225,000
Hometown Threads
$29,000 6% $165,000
NATION Imagination
$55,000 $162,500-And Up
Pandora
N/A $680,000-$1,256,000
Panhandler
$25,000 $140,000-$185,000
Personal Touch
N/A $249-$995
Silpada Designs
N/A $1-$199
Silpada Designs Canada
N/A $1-$199
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Franchise Fee Royalty Advertising Fee Development Costs
Silver Pet Prints
$11,000 10% $18,500-$22,300
Smallprint
$8,000-$18,500 10% $16,900-$30,800
Sparket Marketing
$20,000 0 0 $50,000
Stuckey's
$7,500 $295/month 0.5% $16,800-$47,000
Two Blonds & a Brunette Gift Co
$15,000 $200/mo. $21,600-$46,500
Watch It!
$25,000 $200,000-$250,000
Wicks 'N' Sticks
$35,000 2.5% 0 $198,500-$330,720