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A major storm last fall and an unusually warm winter mean that supplies of Florida leatherleaf will remain tight for Mother’s Day, say growers in the Sunshine State. “We are seeing improved... Read more
A 50-year floral industry veteran who has made a lasting mark in both design and special events has received the 2017 Lifetime Achievement Award from the Michigan Floral Association. Alice W... Read more
How many times a day does your designer walk to a water source to fill a vase? How much energy each week is devoted to recovering misplaced supplies? If you don’t know the answer to these qu... Read more
Sixty-nine percent of consumers plan to buy Mother’s Day flowers next month, in what could be a record-breaking holiday. In fact, consumers are expected to spend more money this year and see... Read more
A new partnership between FTD and a certification programmed aimed at identifying “green” businesses could help some florists better market their eco-consciousness to consumers. Through the... Read more
Partnerships, persistence and patience. Those three attributes seem to be a common thread among florists who experienced success last year with Administrative Professionals Week — an annual... Read more
Customers’ love of e-commerce has changed the modern retail environment — and the shift for some brick-and-mortar businesses, particularly in suburban malls, is only accelerating. “Modern-da... Read more