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Card and Specialty Gift Retailer Welcomes Customers to Modern, Full-Format Store  

Norman’s Hallmark, Manalapan EpiCentre

MANALAPAN, N.J. (Jan. 5, 2023) — Norman’s Hallmark, an employee-owned company and the nation’s largest independent owner of Gold Crown Hallmark stores, recently opened a new store location at Manalapan EpiCentre, located at 55 Route 9 south in Manalapan. The new store features an expansive selection of card and specialty gift items in a modern and easy-to-shop environment. 

The retail shop occupies more than 5,500 square feet at Manalapan EpiCentre, making it one of Norman’s “super store” locations. “We are pleased to bring one of our larger, full-format stores to the local community,” said Howard Henschel, Norman’s Hallmark president and chief executive officer. “Manalapan EpiCentre is a high-quality, easily accessible shopping center that’s home to numerous nationally recognized tenants, including a Wegman’s supermarket. It’s a great place for us to be as we expand Norman’s store portfolio in this market.”  

Norman’s offers a complete line of Hallmark products, cards for every occasion and Keepsake Ornaments, along with a diverse merchandise selection for gift giving and the home that includes fashion apparel and accessories, books, stationery, games, home décor, specialty candy and gourmet foods. The company maintains thriving supplier partnerships with household-name brands like Lenox, Yankee Candle, Life is Good, Willow Tree, Vera Bradley, Squishmallows, Mud Pie, David Bradley Chocolatier, Stonewall Kitchen and Godiva, among many others.    

Norman’s Hallmark currently operates 70 locations. With roots dating back more than 80 years, Norman’s Hallmark has grown from a single retail store in Trenton, N.J., to a leading force in the social expression industry. The Newtown, Pa.-based company continues to grow its brick-and-mortar footprint throughout Pennsylvania and New Jersey, and recently expanded into Delaware and northern Maryland; it also maintains a strong ecommerce presence.  


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