KANSAS CITY, Mo. (March 18, 2020) – The health and safety of employees is Hallmark’s top priority. In response to COVID-19, Hallmark Cards, Inc. is keeping most employees at its Kansas City headquarters on a work from home schedule. Approximately 3,000 people work at the headquarters building at Crown Center. Employees who cannot perform their job functions at home or are deemed non-essential will be paid for two weeks.
The Hallmark COVID-19 task force continues to monitor this situation and utilize guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the World Health Organization (WHO), and local public health and emergency response agencies.
Hallmark Cards, Inc.
For more than 100 years, family-owned Hallmark Cards, Inc. has been dedicated to creating a more emotionally connected world. Headquartered in Kansas City, Missouri and employing 27,000 worldwide, the approximately $3.5 billion company operates a diversified portfolio of businesses. The Hallmark Global business sells greeting cards, gift wrap and related products in more than 30 languages with distribution in nearly 100 countries and 100,000 rooftops worldwide, including a network of company-owned and independently-owned Hallmark Gold Crown stores in five countries. Crayola® offers a wide range of art materials and creative play toys designed to spark children’s creativity around the globe. Crown Media Family Networks operates three cable channels – Hallmark Channel, Hallmark Movies & Mysteries, and Hallmark Drama – in addition to Hallmark Publishing, a leading publisher of uplifting eBooks, audiobooks, and print editions, and Hallmark Movies Now, a subscription-based streaming service. Crown Center is a real estate development company that manages the 85-acre hotel, office, entertainment and residential campus surrounding Hallmark’s headquarters. For more information, visit Hallmark.com. Connect on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Pinterest, LinkedIn and YouTube.