Altamont Flower Shop News
Attracts Floral Professionals from Across the Nation - Business Wire (press release)Tuesday, February 07, 2017
Patti Fowler, AIFD, CFD of Flowerama® in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and Kierstin Rutan of 1800Flowers Jacksonville, Florida. Second place went to Andie Muller, FSMD of The Flower Studio in Altamonte Springs, Florida and third place went to Kristina Metcalf of Fleurs de Vedra in Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida.Also during Fresh Forum 2017, a drawing was held featuring a Grand Prize trip for two to the SAF (Society of American Florists) Annual Convention at The Breakers in Palm Beach, Florida September 6-9, 2017. The Grand Prize, which includes airfare, hotel and registration to the convention, was won by Sandy Lincoln of Any Blooming Thing in Bloomingdale, Georgia.Complementing Fresh Forum, Napco is presenting it annual pre-show now through March 1, 2017. More than 1,000 new Napco items are being introduced during pre-show along with versatile merchandising ideas florists can utilize to enhance their in-store displays and promotions. The pre-show event is being held in the Napco corporate showroom in Jacksonville, Florida and florists attending the event can take advantage of VIP shopping, show specials, seasonal dating, freight incentives and other important benefits.“Napco and BloomNet were thrilled to welcome florists from across North America to Fresh Forum 2017. I want to thank all who attended, helping to make this year’s event one of our best ever,” said Mark Nance, AAF, President of BloomNet. “I also want to thank our presenters, each of whom shared their artistry and expertise, showcasing new possibilities in floral design and providing leading-edge ideas florists can utilize to grow their businesses. And, I want to congratulate and thank all the designers who participated in the Floriology Institute Design Competition...your amazing talents are an inspiration to everyone.”About NapcoWith more than 75 years as a trusted source to the floral and related industries, Napco (www.napcoimports.com) is the one-stop-shopping home for floral, garden, gift and seasonal decor needs. Headquartered in Jacksonville, Florida, Napco creates, imports and distributes a vast line of products featuring exclusive designs. The company’s diverse product line includes floral containers in virtually all shapes, sizes and colors along with decorative accents, inspirational and sympathy products, a wide variety of garden items, superior quality glassware, and trend-forward products carefully selected for holidays throughout the year including Valentine’s Day, Christmas and many other special occasions. Dedicated to providing unparalleled customer service, Napco has a highly experienced team of sales associates located throughout the United States and the company offers flexible purchasing options as well as state-of-the-art order fulfillment capabilities. Napco is a division of BloomNet® and a member of the 1-800-FLOWERS.COM family of brands.About BloomNet®As the leading floral industry service provider, BloomNet (www.BloomNet.net), a wholly-owned subsidiary of 1-800-FLOWERS.COM, is focused on continually exceeding the expectations of its select community of Florists. Retail Florists across the nation and around the globe rely upon BloomNet as their trusted source for unique personalized service, comprehensive florist care, innovative programs, and quality products designed to increase their viability. BloomNet is committed to working side by side with ou... http://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20170203005385/en/Napco-Fresh-Forum%25C2%25AE-Attracts-Floral-Professionals-Nation
One stop shop for holiday parties: Wine and florist shop opens in Altamont - Albany Business ReviewTuesday, December 06, 2016
One stop shop for holiday parties: Wine and florist shop opens in AltamontAlbany Business ReviewOne stop shop for holiday parties: Wine and florist shop opens in Altamont. Nov 28, 2016, 6:53am EST. Industries & Tags: Food & Lifestyle · Chelsea Diana Reporter Albany Business Review. Share. Order Reprints · Save Article · Print. Email; Twitter ... http://www.bizjournals.com/albany/news/2016/11/28/one-stop-shop-for-holiday-partiewine-and-florist.html
Flowers, spirits, and fresh meats: Three new retail shops open in Altamont - The Altamont EnterpriseMonday, May 23, 2016
ALTAMONT — Businesses evolve with the times as favorite gathering places in the village have new life.The one-time pharmacy is now home to both a flower shop, Bella Fleur, which moved from the outskirts of the village to its center, and, likewise, a wine store, now aptly named Remedies. And the long-time butcher shop is a brand-new custom-cut meat shop that also serves deli meals.Wine and rosesBella Fleur Florist and Remedies Wine and Spirits are in the same building but separate — they need to be, legally, explained flower-shop owner Diana Greene, since florists cannot get the liquor license needed to sell wine — although they feel like one large, chic establishment, with a low, half-wall separating them down the middle.On one side is the flower shop, which does orders large and small including flowers for weddings and also does deliveries. And on the other side is the wine shop, which will offer wine tastings most Thursday afternoons.Greene is co-owner, with Troy Miller, of Remedies... http://altamontenterprise.com/05202016/flowers-spirits-and-fresh-meats-three-new-retail-shops-open-altamont
Kate Moss and Florence Welch's Favorite Floral Service Is Now in New York - ObserverSunday, February 11, 2018
Valentine’s Day gift yet (even if it’s just for yourself), flowers should do the trick. Luckily, beloved British cool girl bouquet brand Floom is launching in New York just in time for the big day.The super-luxe floral service counts Kate Moss (she loves their white and greens), the xx, actress Amanda Holden and Florence and the Machine’s Florence Welch as fans, and all your favorite designers have partnered with them on Instagram. They’ve provided bouquets to Fleur du Mal’s latest New York pop-up shop, in addition to Burberry and Glossier, who most recently opted for The Waltz arrangement.On Floom’s site, you can scroll through available bouquets, and then a hand-picked team of local, independent florists will craft it for you. They provide a lineup of bouquets based on what’s fresh in your location, with enough varieties to make the perfect arrangement from afar.On Instagram, they’re introducing their new New York florists one at a time. Floristy Flowers, who have crafted bouquets for Alexandra Wang, Chanel and Oprah is working with them, and Buds of Brooklyn is representing the outer boroughs.Regular delivery is $14.99 and same-day delivery is $19.99, but you have to order before noon to guarantee it arrives in time. And despite the celebrity clientele, the flowers are still affordable. The smallest arrangement starts at $45 for carnations, poppies and roses, while the most luxe option will set you back almost $300 for ranunculus and orchids in a glass ... http://observer.com/2018/02/celebrity-favorite-florist-floom-bouquets-new-york/
Famed Floral Designer Now on Broadway - Saratoga TODAY NewspaperSunday, February 11, 2018
Saratoga's Salt and Char Restaurant, the Adelphi Hotel and 15 Church Restaurant, as well as the Saratoga Performing Arts Center’s New York City Ballet Gala, Opera Saratoga Gala and Saratoga Hospital Gala. Martin has produced floral décor on the sets of major motion pictures and Emmy-nominated television shows, in addition to the pages of bridal magazines and the red carpets of the Academy Awards, the Golden Globes and the Hollywood Film Festival. Martin moved from Los Angeles and established residency in Saratoga Springs. He has catered to private clientele for home, special event, wedding and corporate occasions.
Florist 'Ode à La Rose' debuts in the Near West Side - WLS-TVSunday, February 11, 2018
Near West Side.This new spot is the creation of two friends, Olivier and Louis, who originally hail from Paris, France, and has locations throughout the northeastern United States, including New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Maryland and Connecticut.After moving to the New York, the owners found it difficult to find rose bouquets similar in design and packaging to what they were accustomed to in France, so they decided to fill the gap by starting their own company.Expect to find a variety of bouquets for any occasion, along with a selection of colors to choose from like red, white, pink, yellow, purple, and gold. The flowers are sourced from eco-friendly farms in Ecuador, Columbia, France, Italy, and Holland, according to the business.In-house and made-to-order bouquets can be delivered same day to various cities in the northeast. (Take a look at the full selection of products on offer here.)The new florist has gotten an enthusiastic response thus far, with a five-star rating out of four reviews on Yelp.Kahli H., who was among the first Yelpers to review the new spot on January 23rd, said: "Ode a la Rose has such gorgeous and unique floral arrangements with an elegant touch that is unmatched! Their customer service is top-notch and they made it a super easy process."Yelper Brecken S. added: "The absolute best floral company in NYC--thri... http://abc7chicago.com/business/florist-ode-a-la-rose-debuts-in-the-near-west-side/3005040/
DC startup UrbanStems goes national just in time for Valentine's Day - Washington Business JournalSunday, February 11, 2018
D.C. customers on its very first Valentine's Day, and raised more than $14 million in venture capital, and expanded to Baltimore, Philadelphia, New York City and Austin, is now available ...and more »...