Subject: Flowerwebnews
From: "Flowerweb.com"
Date: Thu, 7 May 2009 22:33:50 +0200 (CEST)
 



Delaware Valley Floral Group an Finlays announce strategic alliance

07-05-2009

Delaware Valley Floral Group (DVFG) and Finlay Flowers (Finlays) are delighted to announce the establishment of a strategic alliance between FreshBlooms, DVFG’s mass market division, and Omniflora, Finlays’ US subsidiary supplying retail mass markets. The alliance provides DVFG/FreshBlooms the exclusive right to distribute Omniflora/Finlays Africa-Sourced product to all floral segments throughout North America.

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Why Kenya beats India in flower power

07-05-2009

Talk to any flower seller and you are likely to hear an oft-repeated phrase about the nature of the business: Bika to phool, nahin to dhool (if it sells, it's a flower; if not, it's just dust). That says a lot about the perishable nature of the flower trade.

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1-800-FLOWERS.COM(R) Celebrates All Moms this Mother's Day

07-05-2009

With more than 82 million mothers in the United States, 1-800-FLOWERS.COM, Inc. (NASDAQ: FLWS) , the world's largest florist and gift shop, celebrates all Moms this Mother's Day with unique gifts to fit any personality and budget.

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Flower retailers get aggressive for Mother's Day

07-05-2009

NEW YORK — Floral brands are waging a fierce flower battle for this year's Mother's Day.
Spending on Mom is expected to drop 10% to $14 billion, according to the National Retail Federation.

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Flower Power: Take Mom Out to Eat Petals

07-05-2009

HAVEN'T GOT A CLUE about what to buy mom for Mother's Day? Take her to one of the three outposts of Sweetgreen (Georgetown, Dupont and Bethesda, see Sweetgreen.com for locations) for an innovative take on the classic bouquet: a flower-garnished salad.

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