ComScore: Floral Retail Sites Among Fastest Growing

January 27, 2010 ComScore

Flowers, Gifts and Greetings sites saw a 23-percent gain, reaching nearly 39.8 million unique visitors in December.

Data: 23% Of Consumers Will Shop Online For Valentine’s

January 27, 2010 eBillme

According to the ebillme online spending index, 9 percent of consumers will spend more online than last year and 57 percent plan to purchase something other than flowers or chocolates.

Flower Mall Offers Valentine’s Blooms On A Budget

January 26, 2010 LA Flower District

“Some sweethearts are not able to splurge for Valentine’s Day due to the
down economy, while others choose Valentine’s flower bouquets at lower wholesale
prices so they can spend more on fine dining,” said Mark Chatoff, Owner &
President of The LA Flower District California Flower Mall.

Veteran Floral Designers Urged To Become Certified

Floral design artists with more than three years in the flower business are being encouraged to enroll now to become a Certified Floral Designer (CFD), a new program offered by the American Institute of Floral Designers (AIFD).

American Cancer Society’s Daffodil Days Raise Awareness

January 26, 2010 American Cancer Society

Daffodil Days is one of the American Cancer Society’s oldest and most beloved fundraising programs. As the first flower of spring, the daffodil represents hope and renewal. To the American Cancer Society, the daffodil symbolizes the hope we all share for a future where cancer no longer threatens those we love.