Award winning company


Peter Hallström – Entrepreneur of the year award 2017
The Business Association for Gävle municipality, Företagarna Gävleborg, had their annual awards evening on Wednesday the 24:th of May 2017 to recognise and honour the entrepreneur who has excelled in business. We are so proud of Peter Hallström, CEO and founder of Card Group, who was awarded the “Entrepreneur of the year” award for 2017. Well done Peter!

“During a 20 year period this entrepreneur has built and established a world-leading company within the Greeting cards industry. Last year the company was nominated & received the “Franchise Achievement of the year 2015” award, many other prestigious franchise companies such as Mc Donald’s were also present at this awards event. At the award ceremony the company was also recognised as being Sweden’s largest franchise export company. Their products are sold in 45 countries This year’s entrepreneur is Peter Hallström, Card Group.”
The Business Association Företagarna Gävleborg – May 24, 2017.


“The winner has for many years established an International franchise chain with good profitability in all areas of the business. During the recent recession the winner continued to find ways to expand and increase sales. Card Group is Sweden’s largest franchise export.”
The Swedish Franchise Association & FranchiseArkitekt – March 19, 2016.



Recipient of the ”Super Company of the Year Award”
The leading weekly business magazine in Sweden ”Veckans Affärer” selects companies in Sweden who achieved outstanding results for this award. Intercard/Card Group was the winner and recipient of this award in 2009 and 2010.


Triple A creditworthiness award 2008-2020
Card Group has the highest creditworthiness rating, namely Triple A by Soliditet, one of Swedens two leading business and credit information agencies.


Highest credit rating award 2009-2020
UC AB – the leading business and credit information agency in Sweden which is owned by the major Swedish banks has awarded Card Group the highest level credit rating.