Floral Industry Ready To Put Automation In Place

November 16, 2009 Amanda Ryder, Canadian Florist

Global Trade Item Number (GTIN, pronounced gee-tin) for boxes and the Universal Product Code (UPC) for bunches and bouquets, are now available. The entire floral industry needs to get on board with this quickly, said Jim Wanko, executive vice president of the Wholesale Florist & Florist Supplier Association.

Want More Flowers? Drop A Hint.

The California Cut Flower Commission empowers flower lovers to ask for what they really want as Hint Cards are now available online and at grocery stores in California and Nevada.

Westborn Market Expansion At Dearborn Store Focuses On Floral

November 12, 2009 Westborn Market

Westborn Market is expanding its Dearborn store and will include a full-service florist with
wedding design services, ready made and custom made floral arrangements,
bouquets, giftware, fresh cut flowers, gift baskets, delivery service and more.

David Austin English Roses: CA Grown, Vase Ready And Delivered To Your Door

Demand from brides and flower lovers yearning for bouquets of peony-sized
English roses prompted the grower to develop a specialty cut-flower program.
Fifteen years in development, Cut Garden Roses by David Austin has just launched
nationwide with door-to-door-delivery by FedEx.

Shoebuy.com Leverages Successful E-Commerce Platform, Launches FloraFlora.com

November 10, 2009 Shoebuy.com

One of the largest retailers of footwear and related apparel on the Internet is redefining the floral industry with the launch of FloraFlora.com guaranteeing the freshest floral arrangements and eliminates delivery charges and hidden fees.