Valentine’s Day: Why Fresh Flower Delivery is a Science

Valentine’s Day is a celebration of romance and love around the world and also a big day for business.

According to the National Retail Federation, Americans are expected to drop $20.7 billion on their sweethearts for Valentine’s Day. And for 1-800-Flowers, it’s one of the busiest holidays of the year.

“On Valentine’s Day we will deliver about 17 million stems of flowers — 60 percent or about 10 million of those stems will be roses,” said 1-800-Flowers CEO. Chris McCann during an interview on FOXBusiness’ “Mornings with Maria.” on Wednesday. “It comes down to tradition… nothing says love like roses.”

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