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.

SAF Responds To Harmful Valentine’s Day Publicity

January 27, 2010 Society of American Florists

Valentine’s Day flower-bashing by makers of competing gift products is already underway. SAF responded to three this week.

Colombia To Export Blue Roses And Chrysanthemums

Colombian flower growers plan to grow blue roses and “mums” for export to Japan, radio station Caracol reported on Monday.

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.

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).