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Canada: Florist sells plants from Elton John’s dressing room

A downtown florist is selling living mementos of Elton John’s sold-out concerts in Victoria last weekend.Potted ficus and palm trees from the legendary rocker’s dressing rooms are at Brown’s The Florist on Fort Street. They were rented for his concert nights on Saturday and Sunday. Rentals cost about a third.....

London boutique starts own delivery

Neill Strain introduces his new online ordering service designed for clients to purchase his new Collections of spring flowers including a selection of bouquets and arrangements for the upcoming International Women's Day, Mother's Day, Persian New Year and Arab Mother's Day, all in the month of March. With.....

"Florists need to innovate to compete with e-commerce"

The 'classic' consumer habit of just dropping by the florist to buy flowers before visiting someone is changing. Purchasing online has become ingrained.The changing consumption behaviour of the past few years has had a direct impact on florists, according to market specialist Erwin Sneiders. "The florist is.....

infographic Royal FloraHolland

"French and British florists mainly sell Dutch flowers"

Florists still buy a lot of flowers and plants from Holland. That goes especially for France and the UK. Germany is a little more self-sufficient and uses mainly home-grown products. These are some of the conclusions we can draw from the Royal FloraHolland Quarterly Florist Survey, held in 2016 in the.....

Floral mannequins come to Canadian malls

Fleurs de Villes is bringing its Floral Mannequin Series to five shopping centres across Canada this spring. The unique, five-day exhibition is Fleurs de Villes' signature event and the first of its kind in Canada, blending fashion design and fresh blooms with bespoke floral-dressed mannequins and a pop-up.....

US: Supreme Court won't review online florist sales tax

An online florist’s sales tax challenge won’t ripen at the U.S. Supreme Court, where the company’s attorneys urged justices to reshape sales tax law for the e-commerce age.American Business USA Corp., which has its headquarters in Florida, argued that the state Department of Revenue couldn’t require sales.....

Florists wanted for British Flowers Week photoshoot

New Covent Garden Market, the team behind British Flowers Week, are launching a competition to find five fantastic florists with front page grabbing designs to be the stars of this year’s British Flowers Week photoshoot.The five featured florists, to be chosen by an expert panel of judges, will each create.....

17-22 April

Greenn organizes new market study trip to Iran

After years of boycotts the international sanctions against Iran were lifted at the beginning of 2016. Iran is one of the richest countries in the world and with about 80 million inhabitants (of which 10 million live in Tehran), it is a country with potential. The ornamentals market in Iran has largely been.....

Lilli shines in Swiss 5-star hotel

In the heart of the city of Zurich, lies the Baur au Lac hotel. Placed within its very own private park overlooking the breathtaking Lake Zurich and Swiss Alps, it is one of the world’s top luxury hotels. The one hundred and twenty rooms and suites offer a warmth and personal ambiance with the highest.....

The Bouqs Company raises $24 million

The Bouqs Company, an online floral retailer that delivers flowers fresh from eco-friendly, sustainable farms around the world to doorsteps nationwide, has announced a $24M Series C funding round led by new investor Partech Ventures. This investment brings the total raised by the company to over $43M since.....

Porta Nova makes for remarkable wedding decorations

Early February, a few days before Valentine’s Day, floral designer Angelica Larcabona will be in the beautiful Italian town of Rovigo inspiring other florists with her signature arrangements. Projects in her demonstrations will also include bouquets highlighted by single flowers; and Angelica’s flower of.....

Steef Gerichhausen, Kwekerij Kamervoort

NL: Energy savings due to climate station on greenhouse roof

Amaryllis cultivation requires both heat and cooling. At the Dutch Kwekerij Kamervoort the heat is provided by a gas boiler with a condenser. The condenser extracts all heat from the boiler’s combustion gases. In the summer cooling is very efficiently handled using a heat pump. This is how Steef Gerichhausen.....

WPS delivery system

Danish grower PKM invests in efficiency, peace of mind

Danish company Gartneriet PKM is one of the market leaders in the production of Campanula and invests in efficiency and peace of mind. PKM focuses on sizeable labor savings, faster response times to market and tranquility in the workplace. In collaboration with WPS a delivery system was designed that meets.....

Photo Report: Hardware meets fresh at new trade fair Floradecora

PHOTO REPORT The first edition of the new trade fair Floradecora has come to an end. With this trade fair, that was held concurrent with Christmasworld, a link has been made between hardware and fresh and offered over 60 participating ornamental companies the opportunity to enter new businesses and directly do business......