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  • Provide Commerce posts record Valentine’s Day and prepares for Mother’s Day

    Flower freshness helps drive rising sales at Provide Commerce’s Proflowers.com. A web-based, direct-from-growers supply chain gets flowers to consumers within 2-3 days of harvest versus the typical week.

    Posted 03/08/2004Kurt PetersPost a comment

    Flower freshness helps drive rising sales at Provide Commerce’s Proflowers.com. A web-based, direct-from-growers supply chain gets flowers to consumers within 2-3 days of harvest versus the typical week.

    Related Content:Fresh Direct Business Model | Mothers Day | Provide Commerce

  • A record-breaking Mother’s Day ups Provide Commerce`s financial guidance

    The operators of Proflowers.com see Mother’s Day shipments in their core flowers business rise 45% from a year ago. The company now projects annual revenue at $122 million to $126 million, up from its earlier estimate of $119 to $123 million.

    Posted 05/12/2004Mary WagnerPost a comment

    The operators of Proflowers.com see Mother’s Day shipments in their core flowers business rise 45% from a year ago. The company now projects annual revenue at $122 million to $126 million, up from its earlier estimate of $119 to $123 million.

    Related Content:Proflowers

  • / Technology

    BlueLight.com gets back into the flower business

    Kmart Corp.’s BlueLight.com is re-launching its flower section with an expanded selection.

    Posted 11/27/2001Kurt PetersPost a comment

    Kmart Corp.’s BlueLight.com is re-launching its flower section with an expanded selection.
  • FTD.com takes over FlowersDirect.com

    FTD Inc.’s FTD.com subsidiary has acquired Flowers Direct, the company announced today. Purchase price was not disclosed.

    Posted 07/19/2002Kurt PetersPost a comment

    FTD Inc.’s FTD.com subsidiary has acquired Flowers Direct, the company announced today. Purchase price was not disclosed.
  • / E-Retailers

    1-800-Flower Shops for Groceries

    In a move that further extends its reach beyond floral gifts, (www.1800flowers.com) 1-800-Flowers.com has acquired (www.greatfood.com) GreatFood.com Inc., an online retailer of specialty and gourmet food products, for $18.5 million in cash. "Greatfood.com fits very well with our strategy of broadening our non-floral product offering," says Jerry Noonan, senior vice president and chief marketing officer at 1-800-Flowers. With the market for...

    Posted 01/19/2001Don DavisPost a comment

    In a move that further extends its reach beyond floral gifts, (www.1800flowers.com) 1-800-Flowers.com has acquired (www.greatfood.com) GreatFood.com Inc., an online retailer of specialty and gourmet food products, for $18.5 million in cash. "Greatfood.com fits very well with our strategy of…
  • 1-800-Flowers Shops for Groceries

    In a move that further extends its reach beyond floral gifts, (www.1800flowers.com) 1-800-Flowers.com has acquired (www.greatfood.com) GreatFood.com Inc., an online retailer of specialty and gourmet food products, for $18.5 million in cash. "Greatfood.com fits very well with our strategy of broadening our non-floral product offering," says Jerry Noonan, senior vice president and chief marketing officer at 1-800-Flowers. With the market for...

    Posted 01/19/2001Don DavisPost a comment

    In a move that further extends its reach beyond floral gifts, (www.1800flowers.com) 1-800-Flowers.com has acquired (www.greatfood.com) GreatFood.com Inc., an online retailer of specialty and gourmet food products, for $18.5 million in cash. "Greatfood.com fits very well with our strategy of…
  • 1-800-Flowers plants a business development seed

    1-800-Flowers.com Inc. is using a mix of acquisitions and organic growth to carve out market share in the gourmet food, wine and gifts space, hoping to generate $100 million this year.

    Posted 03/29/2006Mark BrohanPost a comment

    1-800-Flowers.com Inc. is using a mix of acquisitions and organic growth to carve out market share in the gourmet food, wine and gifts space, hoping to generate $100 million this year.
  • / Marketing

    1-800-Flowers sends virtual flowers, rolls out Spanish language site

    1-800-Flowers.com has launched BokayMe.com, an online virtual florist designed to send digital flowers by e-mail and to mobile devices and social networking accounts. The company also unveiled a Spanish language version of its flagship site.

    Posted 02/13/2008Mark BrohanPost a comment

    1-800-Flowers.com has launched BokayMe.com, an online virtual florist designed to send digital flowers by e-mail and to mobile devices and social networking accounts. The company also unveiled a Spanish language version of its flagship site.
  • Flower power

    1800-Flowers.com wins laurels for never resting on them. Though “a pretty boring site at first,” says George Whalin, president of Retail Management Consultants in San Marcos, Calif., 1-800-Flowers has done a good job of re-inventing itself. Constant upgrades have made the site both sharper looking and easier to use. Others praise the florist for providing shopping options. Competitor GeraldStevens.com may be a more aesthetically pleasing site,...

    Posted 12/26/2000Don DavisPost a comment

    1800-Flowers.com wins laurels for never resting on them. Though “a pretty boring site at first,” says George Whalin, president of Retail Management Consultants in San Marcos, Calif., 1-800-Flowers has done a good job of re-inventing itself. Constant upgrades have made the site both sharper…
  • / Press Release

    GreatAmericans.com Teams Up With 1-800-FLOWERS.COM

    WASHINGTON, Feb 10, 2009 -- Great Americans Recognition Created for American Role Models and Heroes America`s Patriotism Portal works with Top Online Floral Retailer GreatAmericans.com, America`s online patriotism portal with a mission to inspire our nation with videos about Great Americans, announces a new collaboration with 1-800-FLOWERS.COM, the world`s leading florist and gift shop. 1-800-FLOWERS.COM will offer a discount to customers as a...

    Posted 02/11/2009

    WASHINGTON, Feb 10, 2009 -- Great Americans Recognition Created for American Role Models and Heroes America`s Patriotism Portal works with Top Online Floral Retailer GreatAmericans.com, America`s online patriotism portal with a mission to inspire our nation with videos about Great Americans,…

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