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December 18, 2014
SAF continues to encourage Congress to pass health care reform legislation that may make it easier for members to understand and comply with the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA).
December 18, 2014
Energy and labor costs, changes in how people buy flowers and shifts in the global economy are just some of the challenges facing a century-old floral industry institution in the Netherlands, according to a recent profile in The New York Times.
December 18, 2014
Hours before a midnight deadline on Dec. 11, the House narrowly passed a $1.1 trillion budget funding the federal government for next year. Both chambers of Congress also quickly passed a continuing resolution that funds the government for two more days and gives the Senate time...
December 18, 2014
“Who doesn’t want more profit?” asked Scott Isensee rhetorically. Finding out where it’s hiding is the trick, especially when retail floral shop owners are immersed in the day-to-day rush.
December 18, 2014
Recognizing both her knowledge and many years of contributions, SAF Senior Director of Government Relations Lin Schmale was honored with the Executive Director’s Award from the North American Plant Protection Organization (NAPPO) at the NAPPO annual meeting.
December 18, 2014
Kenneth Benjamin, a longtime member of the floral industry and the former chairman of the Cenflo publishing company, passed away this week. He was 91.
December 18, 2014
With prom right around the corner, it’s time to focus on Millennials. (Remember, if you delight them that one night, there’s a lifetime of business to be had, from graduations to weddings to baby showers, etc.).
December 18, 2014
A mother-daughter duo of St. Louis area florists can say they’ve done something few others have.
December 18, 2014
Customers aren’t the only ones who keep you in business. What about the wedding planners who put you on their “preferred” list?
December 18, 2014
Tis the season to pop the question! According to Wedding Wire, 33 percent of engagements happen between Thanksgiving and New Year’s Eve. Capture the attention of all those brides-to-be with SAF’s free wedding resources.