Local Flower Shop News
Gift and floral shop opening in Downtown Market - grbj.comTuesday, January 08, 2019
A business owner is opening her second retail venture downtown.Abbey Fowler will open a card, gift and floral shop called Pulp & Stem tomorrow inside the Grand Rapids Downtown Market, at 435 Ionia Ave. SW.Fowler also owns The Paper Studio, formerly 6.25 Paper Studio, in Grand Rapids, at 40 Monroe Center St. NW.“Expanding to another location has always been a goal, and the availability of this space in the market helped make that goal a reality,” Fowler said.Pulp & Stem will be across from Aperitivo in a previously vacant space in the Market Hall.“The shop is a perfect size, and I love the idea of adding a floral component to my existing retail and being in a space with other small and growing businesses,” Fowler said.The shop will sell cards and stationary, floral arrangements, kitchen items, garden items, potted plants, barware and more.Pulp & Stem will sell flowers and plants grown at Forrester Farms in Ada during the local growing season — a combination of fresh-cut stems, dried flowers, potted herbs, plants and succulents.Fowler will create a portion of the shop’s cards and stationery and... https://www.grbj.com/articles/90561-gift-and-floral-shop-opening-in-downtown-market
Beautiful blooms every day of the yearTuesday, July 17, 2018
GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WOOD) - Flowers make great gifts for any occasion. If you're looking for beautiful bouquets, hanging baskets or locally made gifts, there's a place you need to check out.Red Wagon Garden Center & Greenhouse in Wayland is a family owned business, with knowledgeable staff to help with all of your floral and planting needs.In the video above is a look at the greenhouse and garden center, where beauty is blooming every day.>>> Take a look!Red Wagon Garden Center & Greenhouse has a full service florist open year round, providing fresh flowers, unique arrangements and balloons for every occasion, including weddings, funerals and anniversaries.Red Wagon serves the Wayland and surrounding areas, and offers bulk sales and delivery of mulch, sand and stones. Red Wagon Garden Center and Greenhouse... https://www.woodtv.com/eightwest/beautiful-blooms-every-day-of-the-year/1267415609
St. Paul honors boxing club, German-style brewery, fourth-generation florist and bread deliverers - St. Paul Pioneer PressThursday, May 02, 2019
Paint artists’ materials and framing, Eyes All Over eye care, Securian Financial, Tongue in Cheek restaurant, the Hmong Elders Center and and the Highland Business Association.A. Johnson & Sons Florist at 1738 Grand Ave. was recognized in the “Traditions” category, which honors a business that has been active in St. Paul for at least 20 years. The florists, now in their fourth generation, have operated a family-run shop on Grand Avenue since 1936. The store donates 10 percent of its sales to good causes, and proprietor Tom Johnson has been involved in the local district council and other civic efforts.“It’s really fun to see us go on and become a legacy,” Johnson told the council. “We also have a lot of customers that are second- and third-generation.”Waldmann Brewery & Wurstery at 445 Smith Ave. N. won the “New Kid on the Block” category, which recognizes a business that opened in St. Paul within the Past five years. After a historic building restoration that took five years, Tom Schroeder opened the brewery and restaurant in a former German lager saloon that dates back to 1857 — six months before Minnesota became a state.Schroeder thanked city staff and former City Council Member Dave Thune, who helped him navigate 14 public hearings and rewrite city code to allow a commercial use within a historic building on a residential street. “Dave, without your support, we would not have opened,” Schroeder said.Brake Bread at 1174 West Seventh St. won the “Good Neighbor” award, which honors a business that shows a dedication to improving the community. The bakery and cafe, which opened in 2014, uses local ingredients and delivers baked bread to subscribers by bicycle. Owners Nate Houge and Micah Taylor frequently participate in charitable fundraisers and offer a “Share the Loaf” program where subscribers can buy bread for others.Information on how to nominate a business for recognition is online at stpaul.gov/bizawards. https://www.twincities.com/2019/04/14/st-paul-honors-boxing-club-german-style-brewery-fourth-generation-florist-and-bread-deliverers/
Michigan Floral Association is now Great Lakes Floral Association - PerishableNewsThursday, May 02, 2019
FA office (517) 575-0110 or visit our newly redesigned website at www.greatlakesfloralassociation.orgThe Great Lakes Floral Association is a full-service trade organization representing more than 400 florists, growers, and wholesalers. Located in Haslett, Michigan, GLFA offers group savings on insurance, financial services, retail bank card processing and supplies, office supplies, and fleet fueling; is the sponsor of the Certified Florist (CF) program; creates and hosts the annual Great Lakes Floral & Event Expo; conducts educational seminars throughout the year at the association headquarters and various other facilities; publishes The Professional Florist magazine; hosts the GLFA web site, and interacts with state/federal government agencies. For more information on MFA, visit their web site at www.greatlakesfloralassociation.org ... https://www.perishablenews.com/floral/michigan-floral-association-is-now-great-lakes-floral-association/
Thursday's Top 7: Best flower shops in metro Detroit - WXYZ DetroitThursday, May 02, 2019
BLUMZ BY JRDESIGNSAt number 5 is Blumz by FR Designs, a floral shop and so much more. They also do weddings and events. You can find them in Detroit, Ferndale and Holly. #4 CARDWELL FLORISTLivonia-based Cardwell florist comes in the fourth spot. Want to tell someone you love them? Cardwell florist says they can help you share the love.#3 VIVIANO FLOWERS SHOPViviano Flowers shop started serving mainly Italian families in Detroit, but as the area grew, so has Viviano. They now have has six locations in metro Detroit.#2 CODEN FLOWERSThe second spot goes to Coden flowers. They're based in Southfield and say they can do traditional, modern and luxury high-styled arrangements. They've been family owned for nearly 60 years.#1 THRIFTY FLORISTAnd the top spot goes to Thrifty Florist. Owner Christopher Rea says there is no bigger day on the calendar for florists. "Like a typical retailer, Christmas is the holiday. For florists. It's Valentine's Day," Rea said. Thrifty Florist has been gearing up for valentines at their 16 metro Detroit locations and say you'll love their prices, but the true flower power behind this business is freshness and customer service.Now, if you want still need to get flowers to someone special in your life, you probably have to go pick them up. But you're in luck, many florists have extended hours today. https://www.wxyz.com/news/thursdays-top-7-best-flower-shops-in-metro-detroit
It Seems Ftd Companies Inc (NASDAQ:FTD) Will Go Down. Just Reported More Shorted Shares - Invest TribuneThursday, May 02, 2019
United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, and the Republic of Ireland. The company has market cap of $20.39 million. The firm operates through four divisions: Consumer, Provide Commerce, Florist, and International. It currently has negative earnings. It provides floral arrangements and plants, gifts, and related services and products to consumers, retail florists, and other retail locations and companies.FTD Companies, Inc. (NASDAQ:FTD) Ratings CoverageAmong 2 analysts covering FTD Companies (NASDAQ:FTD), 1 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 1 Hold. Therefore 50% are positive. FTD Companies had 4 analyst reports since February 26, 2019 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was maintained by Craig Hallum on Friday, March 15 with “Buy”. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Friday, March 15 by DA Davidson.More notable recent FTD Companies, Inc. (NASDAQ:FTD) news were published by: Seekingalpha.com which released: “FTD Companies, Inc. (FTD) CEO Scott Levin on Q4 2018 Results – Earnings Call Transcript – Seeking Alpha” on March 14, 2019, also Streetinsider.com with their article: “Form 10-K/A FTD Companies, Inc. For: Dec 31 – StreetInsider.com” published on April 30, 2019, Finance.Yahoo.com published: “Benchmark: For First Time In Years, 1-800-Flowers Delivered A ‘Complete Holiday Quarter’ – Yahoo Finance” on February 01, 2019. More interesting news about FTD Companies, Inc. (NASDAQ:FTD) were released by: Seekingalpha.com and their article: “FTD Companies: Really Cheap, And Yet Not Cheap Enough – Seeking Alpha” published on December 04, 2017 as well as Finance.Yahoo.com‘s news article titled: “FTD: 4Q Earnings Snapshot – Yahoo Finance” with publication date: March 14, 2019.Receive News & Ratings Via Email - Enter your email address below to receive a concise daily summary of the latest news and analysts' ratings with our FREE daily email newsletter. ... https://investtribune.com/it-seems-ftd-companies-inc-nasdaqftd-will-go-down-just-reported-more-shorted-shares/
Brighton florist achieves title of certified designer - AdVantageNEWS.comThursday, May 02, 2019
Internationally recognized floral industry professionals evaluated these advanced designs. Muenstermann is one of only five florists in Illinois to earn this accreditation.
She earned her title of Illinois certified professional florist during last year’s annual floral design show. She is one of 58 florists in the state to earn this distinction. She is working toward her national certified floral designer accreditation through the internationally recognized American Institute of Floral Designers.
To maintain the Illinois certified designer accreditation, the designer must continue to accumulate continuing education credits each year and maintain his or her membership in the ISFA and ICPF program.
This program is designed to give ICPF graduates the opportunity to develop and broaden their knowledge of the floral industry and enhance the professionalism of Illinois florists.
Leanne and her husband, Bruce, own Leanne’s Pretty Petals in Brighton. They are a full-service florist serving Brighton, Alton, Godfrey, Jerseyville, Bethalto, Medora, Shipman, Piasa and Bunker Hill. She also serves on the Board of Directors of the Illinois State Floral Association.
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