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Marketing Motivation

We love seeing our customers succeed

September 11, 2017

A major part of City Paper’s business is selling promotional packaging. It may not seem like a big deal, who cares about a bag and tissue paper, right? But actually, a lot of careful thought and consideration go into finding the right fit between the customer and the packaging they need for their business.  Take […]

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YOU can HELP!

September 1, 2017

We are all thinking it – how do I help? How can I give back from 4 states away? What if that was my home or my family? It’s our time to show support through thoughts and donations. Here’s your chance to donate to Hurricane Harvey relief efforts. If you are able, please donate $10 […]

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City Paper’s Summer Intern Tells All

June 25, 2017

Hello! My name is Savannah Bridges and I am a Summer Marketing Intern here at City Paper Company. I am going to be a senior at The University of Alabama where I am studying Marketing with a concentration in Professional Sales. On campus, I serve as the Recruitment and Marketing Vice President for Alpha Delta […]

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Healthy Go-To Tricks

June 25, 2017

The trend towards health-conscious products has continued to surge. From booming growth of healthy oriented retailers like Whole Foods and Fresh Market, the push for organic or cage-free options, and new work out die-hard regimens (looking at you, @soulcycle!), we are headed in a positive direction. In the spirit of promoting my “best” self, I’ve […]

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Summer Survival Kit

June 25, 2017

It’s that time of the year again—time for celebrations and family gatherings! The kids are out of school and now there’s availability to spend days at the pool, and host cook outs with family & friends. There’s no denying that summer time is one of the best times of the year, and being prepared is […]

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120 Years Young

June 25, 2017

As we make our way to the halfway mark in our 120th year in business, we’re taking a little extra time to stop and appreciate where we’ve been and, even better, where we’re going! Our in-house art department, City Paper Studios has been busy planning and executing photo shoots to highlight new and old promotional […]

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The Best Kind of Promotion

April 12, 2017

One of our local Birmingham Account Executives, Nadav Raviv, was recognized in Promo Marketing magazine for recently providing an environmentally friendly solution at the right time.  The added bonus that made this project worthy of “Best Promotion” is the promotional solution helped volunteers in the community with clean up efforts.  The article details the importance […]

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The Face of Branding

February 9, 2017

Such an honor to be featured in Birmingham’s B-Metro magazine as the face of branding.  We’re off to an exciting start in our 120th year and appreciate the support from partners like B-Metro. Here at City Paper we pride ourselves on making lasting impressions that turn customers into part of our family tree.  To us, […]

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Reinventing City Paper

January 12, 2017

This year happens to be our “double diamond” 120th year.  120 years is kind of a long time. We recognize that it’s pretty special to be alive, and even more so, to be thriving after all of that time.  So much of that is a direct result of our amazing employees, our loyal customers, and our […]

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The City Paper Boutique

September 22, 2016

The City Paper Boutique It’s not uncommon for people to confuse our showroom with a retail store…for two reasons – one of which being that our showroom, once upon a time (for close to 20 years), it actually was home to our party goods retail store, Paper Works.  While Paper Works is no longer around, […]

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