CSS INDUSTRIES, INC. QUARTERLY CASH DIVIDEND INCREASED BY 7.14%


The Board of Directors of CSS Industries, Inc. (NYSE:CSS) today declared a quarterly dividend of fifteen cents per share on its outstanding shares of Common Stock.  This dividend will be payable on June 17, 2008 to stockholders of record at the close of business on June 2, 2008.  This dividend rate reflects an increase of 7.14% from the prior quarterly rate of fourteen cents per share.

    CSS is a consumer products company primarily engaged in the design and sale of seasonal and all occasion products, principally to mass market retailers.  These products include gift wrap, gift bags, gift boxes, boxed greeting cards, gift tags, decorative tissue paper, decorations, classroom exchange Valentines, decorative ribbons and bows, Halloween masks, costumes, make-ups and novelties, Easter egg dyes and novelties,  craft and educational products, memory books, stationery, journals and notecards, infant and wedding photo albums and scrapbooks, and other gift items that commemorate life's celebrations.


FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:
Clifford E. Pietrafitta
Chief Financial Officer
(215) 569-9900