AIFD Says To Get Ready For A

Join AIFD as we take Boston by storm with a panel of world class floral artists
who will inspire innovative design concepts and bring out the rebel in you… a
floral revolutionary discovery like a “shot heard ’round the world!”

Wholesale Florist & Florist Supplier Association April Open Talk

On Tuesday, April 20th Larry Miller, President of Miller Management & Consulting Services, Inc. will discuss “Understanding the Convenience Store Industry.” Miller will touch on the basics of Convenience Store Retailing and will provide insight as to what motivates retailers in this segment to try new products, new categories, and how to get their attention
about new opportunities!

Cannon Beach, OR Looks At Anti-Flower Law

Current zoning code in Cannon Beach prohibits outdoor displays and sales of merchandise that would “detract from the unique character of downtown or are detrimental to the small town atmosphere of Cannon Beach.” However, sales of goods that would normally be done outside — such as the sale of Christmas trees or nursery plants — are allowed, as well as goods found not to be detrimental to the town’s character.

CA Grown Continues To Increase Sales For CA Grown Flowers

License agreements continue to come in to Maile at the Buy California Marketing
Agreement office by growers and retailers who are recognizing the opportunity to
sell more of their California flowers comes by way of a simple blue license

Safeway CEO: Floral Volume Has Picked Up Dramatically

Safeway’s CEO Steve Burd said the company saw early signs last quarter
of shoppers loosening their frugal ways.