Carlton Cards Limited
is the Canadian
branch of American Greetings
. Their lines of cards include Carlton, Gibson and Tender Thoughts. They also distribute the American Greetings line of cards in Canada. This is not to be confused with Carlton Cards Retail
The company was originally founded by Harry Harshman
in 1920. It was immediately successful and by 1933, became incorporated. In 1956, Carlton Cards was purchased by American Greetings.