Monmouth Beach-based Caryl Communications said Sept. 30 it was appointed the exclusive public relations representative for Norman’s Hallmark, the largest independent owner of Gold Crown Hallmark stores in the United States.
Based in Newtown, Pa, family-owned Norman’s Hallmark currently operates nearly 70 locations with stores throughout Pennsylvania and Central Jersey, with recent expansion into Delaware and northern Maryland. The company also maintains a strong e-commerce presence.
Led by President and Chief Executive Officer Howard Henschel, Norman’s has grown from a single retail store in Trenton, more than 80 years ago, to a leading force in the social expression industry. The company’s decades-long success is grounded in its ability to evolve with consumers’ shopping habits and create a distinctive customer experience centered around well-known, trusted brands.
Norman’s offers a full line of Hallmark products, cards for every occasion and keepsake ornaments, along with a diverse merchandise selection that includes fashion and fashion accessories, books, stationery, games, home décor, specialty candy and gourmet foods. The company maintains supplier partnerships with household-name brands like Vera Bradley, Lenox, Yankee Candle, Life is Good, Willow Tree, Jellycat, Squishmallows, PuraVida, Godiva and many others.