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July 24, 2014
If you had walked into Dandelions Flowers & Gifts in Eugene, Ore., last fall, you would have seen something a bit unusual: Nearly 40 colorfully designed bras, prominently displayed around the showroom, and ready for customers to vote on (and giggle over) as they suppor
July 24, 2014
During the latest installment of the “CSI Flower Shop Live” webinar series, Wednesday, July 16, sales expert Tim Huckabee revealed how florists are missing out on “hundreds to thousands of dollars on funeral sales each day.” Huckabee test-called five shops in various states and...
July 24, 2014
 
July 24, 2014
Plan to host an open house, holiday program or other special floral event in the coming months?
July 18, 2014
In a world where mobile commerce is dominating everything, a florist in Olive Branch, Miss., has figured out a relatively low-tech way to get customers autodialing him for orders.
July 18, 2014
Leon & Lulu, a popular home décor, clothing and giftware store in metro Detroit, is leveraging consumer interest in locally-sourced goods, by hosting a a “Made to Eat in Michigan” event early next month. 
July 17, 2014
Longer waits for fresh product, less efficient delivery runs and higher fuel costs are on the horizon for floriculture and other delivery-intensive industries, according to Thomas Goldsby, Ph.D., a logistics expert and professor at The Ohio State University.<
July 17, 2014
Small employers in the floral industry may be eligible for a tax credit to help offset the cost of offering health insurance under final rules just released by the Internal Revenue Service (IRS).


July 17, 2014
And the winner is...Shelley Pease, president of Shelley’s Flowers & Gifts in Maine! The American Floral Endowment (AFE) joined forces with BloomNet, FTD and Teleflora in a contest encouraging industry members to become a Friend of the Endowment.