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October 25, 2012
More than a third of florists are optimistic about how business is tracking after the third quarter, and more than half report year-over-year increases in sales, according to preliminary results of SAF’s Economic Outlook Survey for Q3.
October 25, 2012
Target’s decision to launch Christmas commercials in mid-October — six weeks before Thanksgiving — has some industry analysts scratching their heads, and plenty of customers complaining, “Hey! Not so fast.” The spot features Bullseye, the Target mascot, trotting around snow-...
October 25, 2012
Sometimes, good fortune seems to appear out of thin air. For Bobbi Ecker Blatchford, née Brunstein, this sentiment has literal meaning.
October 25, 2012
Herman Meinders, AAF, founded American Floral Services. Walter Preston of Manatee Floral, Inc., was one of the industry’s pioneering leaders in gladiolus production and distribution. Tom Butler, AAF, PFCI, of Teleflora, Inc. is a beloved champion of independent florists.
October 25, 2012
SAF members can get an exclusive inside take on Washington’s political scene from NBC’s Capitol Hill correspondent Kelly O’Donnell during
October 25, 2012
The Princeton, N.J., Chamber of Commerce announced Oct. 23 that Georgianne Vinicombe, president and co-owner of Monday Morning Flower & Balloon Company, was named Princeton’s Entrepreneur of the Year.
October 25, 2012
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October 24, 2012
The American Floral Endowment (AFE) announces the release of the Social Media Guide for Floral Retailers and Wholesalers, a free guide that’s a one-stop destination for all things social media. Whether you want to brush up on your social media knowledge or you are brand new to...
October 24, 2012
For the wedding she has this weekend, Melrose, Mass., florist Lori Kunian, CFD, has not one bride she needs to impress — but four.
October 24, 2012
Beneva Flowers’ owner Art Conforti, PFCI, teamed with ESPN commentator Dick Vitale to co-host a fundraiser for pediatric cancer, Thurs., October 18, at a popular Italian restaurant in Sarasota, Fla.