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June 18, 2014
Graduations can be great business, connecting you to young people who could become flower consumers for life.A graduation board on Pinterest gets customers associating flowers with the celebration. 
June 13, 2014
If you want to keep employees at the top of their game, it just might pay to play one. In a recent Wall Street Journal article, business reporter Barbara Haislip recounted how small businesses can score by participating in team sports
June 13, 2014
With each year you’ve done email marketing, you’ve hoped (and probably expected) your list of subscribers to grow. But maybe it’s moved in the opposite direction.
June 12, 2014
A week after the Seattle City Council unanimously voted to raise the local minimum wage to $15 an hour, some business owners are worried about the fallout of higher wages and increased costs.
June 12, 2014
Ninety-seven floral business owners, employees and suppliers listened attentively as retail strategist Jim Dion, of Dionco Inc., painted a harrowing picture of the retail landscape: a price-obsessed consumer who uses their mobile phone to price-shop for different options.
June 12, 2014
One of the biggest challenges industry members face — the struggle to find, train and keep talented employees — will be front and center this year at SAF Marco Island 2014, SAF’s 130th annual convention, August 13-16 in Marco Island, Fla.
June 12, 2014
For the first time in nearly 10 years, increases in the fees charged for agriculture inspections at U.S. ports of entry are being proposed by US Department of Agriculture’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS).
June 12, 2014
To celebrate World Environment Day 2014 on June 5, Florverde Sustainable Flowers took to social media —and encouraged its supporters to do the same.
June 12, 2014
Have you ever wondered how to land a TV interview and be that flower expert on the local news showing floral designs and talking about your shop? On July 7, Professional Floral Communicators – International is presenting “You’re On in 3,2, 1 ... Media Savvy” in conjunction with...
June 12, 2014
Many thanks to eagle-eyed reader Thomas B. Massingham of Garrison Hill Florists Inc. in Dover, N.H., who thought something was amiss with one of our Mother’s Day post-holiday survey graphs last week.