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FREE STANDARD SHIPPING over $75.00 / $6.95 Flat Rate*
Shipping Offer Details
Easter Shipping Deadline
The order cutoff time for Easter is Thursday, April 2nd, 2020 by 11:59PM EST. Orders placed on or before April 2nd, 2020 are committed to being shipped in time for Easter.
Free Standard Shipping with any online purchase of $75 excluding in store pick up items (merchandise subtotal is calculated before sales tax, gift wrap charges, and after any discounts or coupons). Excludes orders shipping to Alaska and Hawaii. Shipping surcharges on over-sized items will still apply. Orders that qualify for Free Standard Shipping will have shipping discounts displayed in cart. If you select a shipping method other than Standard, shipping charges will apply.
Limited shipping offers are not valid on prior purchases. Shipping offers may be modified or concluded at any time.
Standard Shipping fee is a flat rate of $6.95. Flat rate shipping not eligible when shipping to Alaska and Hawaii. Flat shipping rate is subject to change at any time. If you select a shipping method other than Standard, shipping charges will apply.
Due to the Coronavirus and the steps that have needed to be taken to ensure the safety of our customers and our employees orders will typically ship within 3-4
business days, excluding weekends. Due to the Orders typically arrive within 7 - 10 business days. Items shipped to Alaska and Hawaii have longer delivery lead times.
It all started with a small newspaper stand in Maynard, MA in 1964 – established by our founder, Bob Anderson. Over the years The Paper Store has responded to what our local communities need and continues to evolve with our customers’ shopping habits – while at the same time, staying true to our brand. Hence, why we remain named “The Paper Store.”
The Paper Store is the largest family-owned and operated specialty gift business in the Northeast. Today, the Anderson family runs over 80 stores throughout the Northeast – and a thriving ecommerce business -- with over 3,000 employees who make The Paper Store “tick.” Our team works diligently to offer guests a unique shopping experience where they can find a unique gift for any occasion.
Our departments include fashion, accessories, spa, home décor, stationery, jewelry, sports and more from brands like Vera Bradley, Lilly Pulitzer, ALEX AND ANI, Life is Good, Vineyard Vines and Sugarfina. We’re always listening for what’s new and important to our customers – and our family of brands continues to grow every day. Plus, The Paper Store is a proud Hallmark partner, which ties in to the backbone of our company’s mission -- to commit and provide stellar service to all Hallmark Gold Crown customers and provide the offerings they know and expect from Hallmark. We are dedicated to providing this connection as part of the seamless, inspirational and fun experience our guests enjoy in all our stores, online and beyond.”
The Paper Store begins with founder Bob Anderson at their first location as a small yet bustling newspaper & magazine shop in historic downtown Maynard, MA.
Bob Anderson brings his wife Peggy on with the business as they decide to test adding convenient gifts and cards to the business.
Oldest son John Anderson joins the business with a store expansion strategy in mind. John will end up becoming a powerhouse in the business as the VP of Real Estate.
Second oldest son Jimmy Anderson joins the business to help with the Operations & Distribution in the company’s Warehouse.
The decade brings tremendous growth with an addition of 9 stores in Massachusetts establishing The Paper Store as the local retailer for gifts.
Daughter Meg Anderson Lavoie joins the business, taking after her mother with a keen eye for product. She will become the Co-Head of the Buying & Merchandising Dept.
Youngest daughter, Laura Anderson Carolan, joins her sister Meg in the business as Co-Head of the Buying & Merchandising Dept.
After growing up in the business, youngest son Tom Anderson official joins the business. He will go on to become the company’s President & CEO.
The Paper Store officially becomes the largest family-owned group of Hallmark Gold Crown stores in the United States.
The Paper Store officially launches www.thepaperstore.com expanding their gifting reach to a nation-wide audience.
The company’s 50th anniversary is celebrated company-wide with a large Family & Friends celebration.
Youngest son Tom Anderson officially becomes the President & CEO. Founder Bob Anderson remains in the business daily as Executive Chairman.
The 80th store opens and this time outside of New England – Amherst, NY – broadening The Paper Store’s horizons.
The Paper Store is passionate about helping the surrounding towns in which our guests and employees live, work and play. We are proud to have raised over $2,000,000 for charity and to sell products that have charitable tie-ins.
The Paper Store directly supports various organizations such as Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Boston Children’s Hospital, local school districts, shelters and food pantries, and local first responders.
Due to our existing partnerships, we are not able to accommodate other charitable or fundraising requests at this time.
Your Journey Starts Here
Careers at The Paper Store
A unique family-run business where no two days are ever the same! Our people LOVE coming to work each day to see what’s new and to chat with our customers. We work hard to maintain our success, while having fun doing it. We are a fast-paced, customer-focused environment and driven to always do better. We invest in finding, developing, and retaining top quality talent. Many of the top leaders in our organization started their careers in one of our stores… will you be the next success story?