» About UsJohn Sands
About Us

John Sands


John Sands is a wholly owned subsidiary of American Greetings Corporation. Together with UK Greetings we form the largest privately listed greeting card and social expression group in the world. John Sands is a leading manufacturer of innovative social expression products.


To help consumers connect and celebrate their relationships in a way that truly reflects themselves, John Sands offers an extensive product line including greeting cards, gift-wrap, stationery and calendars. Our major brands are John Sands, Papyrus, Recycled Paper Greetings, Forget Me Not, Simply JS, Creative Stationery and The Ink Group.


In addition to these product lines, John Sands licenses popular character brands and designs through partnerships with well-known character brands and numerous European design studios. John Sands offers the very best product from around the world to Australia and New Zealand. Headquartered in Melbourne, Australia; John Sands products are available nationally at leading retailers and newsagents across Australia and New Zealand.