Local Flower Shop News
Restaurant company demolishes former Fallon's Flowers location - Triangle Business JournalTuesday, May 01, 2018
Triangle Business JournalRestaurant company demolishes former Fallon's Flowers locationTriangle Business JournalFallon's, originally founded on Fayetteville Street in 1920, has operated out of its St. Mary's Street location since 1951. Now, Fallon's is planning a significant facelift for the building, Campisi says. Fallon's had operated in the Wake Forest ...
Family-owned floral shop to leave longtime spot in South End - Charlotte Observer (blog)Sunday, February 11, 2018
South Blvd. Next to the paint store’s old spot, Westport Big & Tall will either remain upstairs or relocate downstairs, depending on who is signed on as a new tenant. Also nearby, Boston-based Fallon Company is working with the Charlotte Housing Authority on a huge new $330 million development that will include mixed-income housing, a hotel, office space, and 57,000 square feet of shops and restaurants. http://www.charlotteobserver.com/news/business/biz-columns-blogs/whats-in-store/article185236648.html
Why this Kamloops flower shop is handing out 500 free bouquets today - iNFOnewsTuesday, November 19, 2019
Kathy Underwood, left, owner of Kamloops Florist Ltd. and volunteer Jenny Gessel hand out flowers as part of Petal It Forward. Image Credit: SUBMITTED / Kathy Underwood October 23, 2019 - 12:30 PM A Kamloops flower shop is the only one in the province taking part in Petal It Forward, a North American initiative to create positivity and connection by handing out free bouquets. Kamloops Florist Ltd. has prepared 500 bouquets to hand out today, Oct. 23, at different spots throughout town. Head designer Alanna Gobkes says this is the first year the company has participated and notes they are one of four stores in Canada handing out free flowers. She says there are two floral shops participating in Ontario and one in Manitoba. The annual event is organized by the Society of American Florists, and she hopes to see more Canadian participation in the coming years. “There are quite a few flower ... https://infotel.ca/newsitem/why-this-kamloops-flower-shop-is-handing-out-500-free-bouquets-today/it66965
Wellington florist chosen as national ambassador for flowers week - Stuff.co.nzTuesday, November 19, 2019
SUPPLIEDKerri Murphy's installation took a total of six hours across two days to complete. A Wellington florist drew on her experiences with depression to create a design as an ambassador for New Zealand Flowers Week. Given the emotion "sorrow" as inspiration, Murphy wanted to convey something less obvious than death. Three decreasing circles of more than 400 tightly woven flowers rest over a textured background of green foliage. A sea of white petals spill down from the circles onto the floor. READ MORE:* Here's how to create a stunning floral Christmas tree* Wellington's Bucket Fountain gets floral makeover for NZ Flowers Week* New business venture encourages budding floristsSUPPLIEDKerri Murphy has been a florist for 30 years, and is the owner of Twisted Willow in Tawa. Florist Kerri Murphy, the owner of Twisted Willow in Tawa, is the only ambassador from Wellington. The arrangement depicted Murphy's own experience with depression. The circles showed different mindsets; black for depression, grey for hope, and white for th... https://www.stuff.co.nz/dominion-post/capital-life/capital-day/117348367/wellington-florist-chosen-as-national-ambassador-for-flowers-week
Meet the 5 best florists in Fort Worth - HoodlineTuesday, November 19, 2019
Searching for the finest floral arrangements in town?Hoodline crunched the numbers to find the most exceptional florists in Fort Worth, using both Yelp data and our own secret sauce to produce a ranked list of where to venture next time you're in the market for flowers.People in the Fort Worth area tend to spend more in fall at retail and wholesale businesses than any other season of the year, according to data on local business transactions from Womply, a provider of CRM and business insights for small businesses. Estimated daily customers at Fort Worth-area retail and wholesale businesses rose to 13 per business in the fall of last year, 3% higher than the average for the rest of the year.Hoodline offers data-driven analysis of local happenings and trends across cities. Links included in this article may earn Hoodline a commission on clicks and transactions.1. Blossoms on the BricksPhoto: Blossoms B./YelpFirst on the list is Blossoms on the Bricks. Located at 5023 Camp Bowie Blvd. in Arlington Heights, the flower shop is the highest-rated florist in Fort Worth, boasting five stars out of 20 re... https://hoodline.com/2019/11/meet-the-5-best-florists-in-fort-worth
The Dead Flower Trend Is Giving Us Life - Refinery29Tuesday, November 19, 2019
Instagram, where all kinds of flowers were being resurrected in the form of bundles, arrangements, bouquets, and event decor. Kelsie Hayes, founder of the NYC-based Popup Florist, has fully leaned into the dead trend, most recently creating a bouquet bar for a Jimmy Choo soirée that was essentially a chic graveyard of bleached Ruscus and strawflowers. She even decided to stick to dried florals exclusively for her pop-up shop at Neiman Marcus. According to the Caspia-loving Hayes, it's the low-maintenance, long-lasting nature of this floral category that appeals to her busy clients, allowing for her to source diverse options from all over the world. It's an interesting shift from the traditional purpose of buying flowers as a way of bringing the freshness of outdoors into the home. https://www.refinery29.com/en-us/pampas-grass-dried-flower-trend
Business Spotlight: Blooming Business - Springfield Business JournalTuesday, November 19, 2019
Hartman says. “I still get emails pretty frequently asking how to start a flower truck, and the whole concept is gaining momentum.”Kate Penn, CEO of the Society of American Florists, says retail floral sales have been growing – to the tune of $35 billion in 2017, a $2 billion increase from the year prior, according to a U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis report on personal consumption expenditures.Penn says the mobile floral business is catching on, and she describes it as “experiential, interactive purchasing.”“There’s a lot of innovation and entrepreneurialism in the flower-buying space right now,” Penn says, noting floral sales have steadily increased during the last decade. “There is a big trend across retail right now, and the floral industry is no different. It’s the idea of trying to do something creative that makes what you’re purchasing interactive and memorable and fun.”The consumer appeal, she says, is being able to walk down the street, stop at a flower truck and purchase flowers by the stem, or create an individual bouquet. “It’s a super smart business model,” Penn says. ... https://sbj.net/stories/business-spotlight-blooming-business,66208?