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US: Phoenix flower shop finds business blooming during pandemic

A Valley woman says the pandemic didn't scare her away from opening a new store, instead it served as a motivating factor. Click here to see the video published on…

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"Spring flowers boost your mood"

A survey by Wakefield Research revealed that 68 percent of people are stressed on a weekly basis and 32 percent are stressed every single day. So, how can you combat that stress during April Stress Awareness Month and beyond? One simple answer that can help boost your mood: Spring flowers! Flowers and foliage are not only…

6 tips for the best-ever Mother's Day floral sales

Mother’s Day has always been a major income-maker for the entire retail industry: Since 2007, Mother’s Day spending in the US has increased by 70%, to $26.7 billion in 2020 — and 2021 seems to be on track to continue that high-spending trend. As vaccinations roll out and communities open up, it’s likely…

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Japan confirms participation in Floriade 2022

A new international participant has joined Floriade Expo 2022: Japan. Floriade is delighted with this official confirmation of the country’s participation. Japan, like the other participants, will exhibit its vision of a healthy green city and its culture at the Expo in Almere in 2022. Japanese…

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Business is blooming for Prague-based flower delivery service

In addition to traditional occasions such as birthdays, name days, and anniversaries, increasing numbers of people in the Czech Republic are sending flowers to express affection at a time when they cannot physically be together. Flower delivery service Flora Květiny has reported that flower sales have…

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US: Floral shops need customers amid COVID-19 pandemic

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to keep families and loved ones apart, the disease is making it harder for people to perform a simple act of kindness — sending someone flowers. “Hardly anybody wants flowers anymore, especially the real ones, so I don’t even sell them anymore,” said Jay Osburn, owner…

Washington florist builds booming business

Is she the future for florists post-COVID?

This year has been tough for many in the floral business, but it's booming for a Washington area floral "rockstar", while she delights her 45,000 followers with 4,000 posts of distinctive arrangements by Warren Michaels. What is Washington, D.C. area florist Michaela Gosar doing right? Just about…

New approach Floriday in consultation with parties involved

In February, the end date of 100% Digital was suspended after feedback from the market on the Floriday platform and its implementation. On the advice of the Members' Council,…

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Fife horticultural firm creates huge living rainbow out of 12,000 plants

A huge ‘living’ rainbow, created from more than 12,000 plants, has taken pride of place in Scotland’s capital Edinburgh, thanks to the efforts of a Fife garden centre. The colourful creation, produced by Hillend based Growforth Ltd for the Scottish Horticultural Society and Edinburgh City Council,…

Mobile app BloomView to make ordering flowers easy and worry-free

NuFlorist is announcing the launch of their first mobile app BloomView that was created specifically for the floral industry. Developed by an experienced florist and designed for the modern floral shop, BloomView streamlines and enhances photo sharing with the click of a button while increasing…

First 'Danziger Live' session increases interest for gypsophila among designers

Last Wednesday, ‘Danziger Live’ took off and the first event took place. Alison Bradley interviewed designers to discover why they have been so successful and exactly how they did it. The main focus was on gypsophila, Eager to learn more about it? Below is the recording of the event.  And the webinar seems to…

CEO Charlie Cole explains

FTD’s new approach to better florist relationships

Dating back to its founding over 100 years ago, FTD has been powered by its network of florists. However, over the last few decades, the industry lost its way with florist partners due to financial pressures and a lack of investment and innovation. This, paired with the shift to online and broader…

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NL: Plant this disposable face mask when you’re done, and it’ll sprout flowers

Disposable masks are necessary during COVID-19. But we’re burning through them at an astounding rate. Every minute we throw away 3 million masks, which adds up to 129 billion per month. To make matters worse, most of these masks are made of plastic fibers, which are more prone to break down into…

AU: Lynch uses IPO to acquire China’s VDB Group

Grower and wholesaler Lynch Group will kick off its bookbuild for a $314 million initial public offering at midday on Thursday, and seek to have its listing secured by close…

MNP / Suntory launches European ‘Power Flower’ promotion campaign for Sundaville

Spring is about to begin. This is an important time for Sundaville, because the delivery season is starting from most growers and Sundaville is going into stores. Introducer and breeder MNP / Suntory is seizing this opportunity with both hands and is launching the ‘Power Flower’ promotion campaign for…

US: For the first time ever, there will be a category honoring the Floral Artists in films and TV

For the first time ever, the people who create the fabulous interiors of TV shows and films will get their own awards - “Aspire Design and Home magazine's’ Best-Dressed Rooms in TV and Film Awards” - with nominations released on March 3rd. “A well-executed, well-dressed set is tantamount to a starring role.…

Fresh From the Farm: February 2021 recap

"With less than two months away from our annual u-pick tulips, things are busy here at Holland Ridge Farms. We’ve been working hard over the last few weeks to ensure that our come-back tulip season is better than ever before. Take a look below to see how we’ve been putting the petal to the metal this February!"…

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US: local flower grower shares national healing

The United States has surpassed 500,000 Americans who have died from COVID-19. Though the statistics reflect national numbers, the reality of a lost loved one hits close to home. To honor those who have died, a local flower grower has partnered with a national organization to bring comfort and healing to…

US: Floracraft develops floral foam made of recycled plastic

In a market segment not known for innovation, category leader FloraCraft has announced a breakthrough new product that saves hard-to-recycle plastics from the landfill, enabling it to offer a “greener” product to crafters and florists. The Northern Michigan manufacturer recently debuted FōM with…

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NYC florist offers charitable design for w=Women's Day

In years past, Nic Faitos and his team at Starbright Floral Design in New York City would celebrate International Women’s Day (March 8) by surprising female passersby outside the Chelsea flower shop with free flowers and going all out with an elaborate window display. But with the pandemic changing…

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A flower power extravaganza March for florists

The theme is ‘sustainability and regeneration in the floral industry’ - battered by COVID. The virtual event is the 3rd ‘Fleurvana Virtual Summit’ with a line-up of 25 floral…

US: Florists predict 2021 could be the biggest year in decades

As flowers bloom, sales boom! One local florist says it isn't just Valentine's Day. They've seen good business for several months, something she attributes to the pandemic. She says in Leui of celebrations, people are choosing flowers as a socially distant way to show they care and brighten someone's…

Valentine's Day 2021: The day after

Valentine's Day has been a good one for flower growers this year. Sales at the Dutch auction Royal FloraHolland were 33% higher in the two weeks before Valentine's Day, compared than last year. Traders, however, were moderately positive as they had to deal with high purchase prices in the run-up to…

Colombian flower growers want to transmit in the US a message of love

Colombian flower growers want to help U.S. residents express their feelings on Valentine’s Day by shipping 700 million stems, mostly roses, and helping ease sadness caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, said an industry leader. It is the first time in history that Colombian flowers are exported to the United…

Conceptual model of floriculture supply chain management

The flower industry today is a fairly dynamic international industry. Proof of this is the significant growth rates achieved in recent years in this area. Thus transportation of perishable goods is one of the most difficult types of delivery, and transportation of flowers is even more difficult. Because…

Melbourne Fresh Flowers presents flowers for good luck

Chinese New Year Flowers & decorations for good luck

The time to mark Chinese New Year celebrations has arrived, and it's always an enthusiastic & joyous occasion. When it comes to celebrating the two-week-long festivity of lunar new year, the decoration should be unique and reflect good luck and prosperity,  explains Melbourne Fresh Flowers, an online florist…

Texas florists speak on Valentine's during a pandemic

  COVID-19 has really hit several businesses, local flower shops have had to deal with the pandemic, the price of flowers have increased and according to Robin Reames, it's because of COVID. “Because of the country’s that we get some of the flowers from, for example Ecuador, they have been hit hard by COVID and so they don’t…

US(IA): Florists say Valentine’s Day will look different amid pandemic

February usually means flowers, especially two weeks into the month, but with people having to keep a distance from family and loved ones, eastern Iowa florists say they’re having a hard time filling that demand. Halan Lerch is like many people. Getting ideas on what to buy their loved ones for…

Eco-Wraps create eco-friendly bouquets

US: "High demand for 100% compostable bouquets for Valentine’s Day"

Sustainability is a topic that is gaining increasingly more traction in the market as more and more people are searching for sustainable products along with sustainable businesses. Sustainable solutions and alternatives are therefore being welcomed with open arms and Eco Fresh Bouquet 100% compostable…

CAN: “Some florists capping V-Day orders amid unreliable imports from South America

Valentine's Day is already one of the busiest days of the year for florists, but the pandemic is posing some special challenges in 2021, prompting several flower shops across southern Ontario to encourage customers to order arrangements early. "We have had to limit the selection of designs on our website…

UK: Addison Lee launches new two-hour delivery service for local London Businesses

Addison Lee, London’s largest same day courier provider, has today launched AL Now – a two-hour, rapid delivery service that gives local London businesses a better, faster way to deliver to their customers.  Unlike other delivery services which give customers all-day delivery windows, AL Now allows London businesses…

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First lady's floral ensemble emroidered with US state flowers

On the evening of the presidential inauguration, First Lady Jill Biden, Ed.D., donned a dress and coordinating cashmere coat adorned with embroidered flowers representing…

Aims to grow into blooming flower company

US: Poppy announces $1.65 million in seed funding

Anyone who has ever purchased flowers for themselves or someone else knows the process can get pricey. Poppy founder and CEO Cameron Hardesty saw this firsthand while planning…

Decowraps promotes safe Valentine's Day by gifting free masks

Decowraps, a company in floral packaging, recently gifted thousandsof disposal face masks to its customers. From the United States to South America, members of the floral industry have already been putting the gifts to good use. Steven Tchira, Decowraps CEO, said, “With the spread of COVID-19 showing no…


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