While politicians try to convince Americans the recession is over, the greeting card industry knows different. Quietly recession sections have popped up in greeting card displays around the country. No longer are there just sections for birthdays and anniversaries, now you can find “Recession” cards right next to the “Out of a Job” section. Yes, a section of cards just for the 15 million Americans out of work. You have to wonder if managers at the Shoebox Card Company gasped when some one proposed a recession greeting card section for stores.
Meanwhile at Greeting Card Universe recession cards are just part of the offerings. The company which offers over 500,000 cards has foreclosure cards, yes foreclosure cards, which, according to company officials are created by popular demand. There are eight designs with such cute greetings as “America, greatest country on earth to lose your home…time to celebrate.” SO celebrate America, celebrate the recession, all those out of work and even those losing their homes. Party on.