Shifting Flower Preferences for 2020

Trends represent shifts in consumer preferences. Sometimes the shifts are huge and cut across most all consumer profiles. Sometimes a trend is only actualized in a small portion of all consumers, but when the impact is large enough to cause a noticeable change in demand for the trend product(s), the trend is big and the impact wider. Flower Trends Forecast 2020 identifies the changes in consumer preferences impacting the most change in demand for cut flowers and floral décor.

Rio Roses: How to Use the Power of Online Marketing This Halloween

September 30, 2019 Rio Roses

Halloween preparation has already begun for most of us, since customers start buying their Halloween items throughout September. Statista, the online marketing statistics site, reported that 28% of shoppers start their Halloween shopping in September, with 43% completing it in the first week of October. If you haven’t started your Halloween preparations, NOW is the time.

Maxine H. Burton Recognized as a 2019 Shining Star Honoree by the Jeannette Rankin Foundation

September 30, 2019 burton + BURTON

The Jeannette Rankin Women’s Scholarship Fund (JRWSF) gives support to low-income women 35 and older to build better lives through post-secondary education.

CMR Votes to Keep Public Oyster Reefs Closed for 2019-2020 Season

The Commission on Marine Resources voted unanimously at their meeting on Sept. 17 to not allow the harvest of oysters from the public oyster grounds for the 2019-2020 oyster season.

Seafood Imports Joins IPNLF’s Supply Chain Network

Seafood Imports, Inc. has become the latest Member of the International Pole & Line Foundation (IPNLF), the non-profit association that is committed to developing and supporting responsible one-by-one tuna fisheries and supply chains.