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Amanda Ryder

Articles by Amanda Ryder

Issue / DateArticle
February-March 2012Top Shops: Small-Town Feeling
February-March 2012From the Editor: February-March 2012
2/12/2012Walmart leases space to independent florist
2/5/2012Local florist safest option on Valentine's Day
2/4/2012Pink is the new red for lovers
2/3/2012Hole's returns with Beers, Burgers & Bouquets
2/2/2012FloraMenu is more than just POS
2/2/2012Saskatoon's barefoot florist featured in StarPhoenix
2/1/2012Consumer complaints up against florists
1/31/2012Ontario florist shares Valentine's trends with media
1/31/2012Craft retailer uses Pinterest to sell project ideas
1/27/2012Consumer spending begins to recover for 2012
1/21/2012Never ask prospects these four questions!
1/19/2012CFBF 2012 brings new speakers and new techniques
1/19/2012Seven hot flower trends for 2012
1/19/2012Mashable advice for floral mobile marketing
1/16/2012CFBF 2012 is sold out
1/13/2012Less than one week until CFBF!
1/12/2012InStyle says: Surround Yourself with Flowers
1/11/2012Bloomers at the Market receives award
1/11/2012How to become a financially successful florist
1/10/2012Why, and how, you should collect customer data
1/10/2012Why, and how, you should collect customer data
1/6/2012Less than one week until CFBF!
1/6/2012Make CFBF your 2012 resolution!
1/6/2012The care and feeding of Gen Y employees
1/6/2012The care and feeding of Gen Y employees
1/3/2012Florist shop closes doors after 131 years
1/2/2012Retailers brace for more shopperzillas
12/30/2011How-to design guide: January 2012
12/29/2011Feeling flush: What to do with excess cash
12/28/2011CAFA's design show at Expo 2011
12/27/2011People eager to share opinions on customer service
12/27/2011People opinionated about customer service
12/22/2011Five red flags your business might be waving
12/21/2011New Oasis tools are a cut above the rest
12/21/2011Flower Power Stem Cutter makes the cut
12/21/2011Hofland hammers out a new line of pots
12/21/2011Potpourri bracelet features layers of style
12/21/2011New eco-friendly pots from Floridus
12/21/2011New Artificial Moss Roll ideal for large designs
12/21/2011The Surepin makes flowers easy to wear
12/21/2011Christine's design of the week: palm weaving
12/21/2011Christine's design of the week: palm weaving
12/21/2011Christine's design of the week: candle trees
12/21/2011The winter corsage is back
12/20/2011Hot or not? Sales marketing trends for 2012
12/19/2011Workplace fraud cost $3.2B last year
January 2012State of the Industry
January 2012From the Editor: January 2012
12/16/2011Champagne is the flower colour for Christmas
12/16/2011A florist's tips for relieving stress
12/15/2011Set trends with book from Fleur Créatif
12/15/201110 ways to expand your customer base
12/14/2011Two new speakers announced for CFBF!
12/14/2011CFBF speaker line-up now finalized
12/14/2011Top talent getting harder to find for small businessses
12/13/2011Tell customers how to beat the winter blahs
12/8/2011Pantone releases the 2012 color of the year
12/8/2011Pantone releases the 2012 colour of the year
12/8/2011Pantone releases the 2012 color of the year
12/8/2011Six flower photography tips for florists
12/8/2011Six flower photography tips for florists
12/7/2011Six last-minute holiday e-mail marketing ideas
12/5/2011Say it with dead flowers
12/5/2011Say it with dead flowers
12/2/2011Improve your design skills with AIFD guide
12/2/2011By Design Exclusive: Heather Page, CAFA
12/2/2011By Design Exclusive: Heather Page, CAFA
12/1/201150 things retail employees shouldn't do this holiday
11/30/2011Florist combines flowers with art
11/29/2011Ten ways to get more from part-time staff
11/28/2011New speakers announced for CFBF on Jan. 18
11/28/2011New speakers announced for CFBF on Jan. 18
11/25/2011Study finds flower longevity influences purchases
11/25/2011Study finds flower longevity influences purchases
11/25/2011Study finds flower longevity influences purchases
11/24/2011Presenteeism: A new word for working when sick
11/23/2011Holiday budget shoppers plan to use cash and debit
11/23/2011Holiday shoppers plan to use cash and debit
11/21/2011Five common social media mistakes
11/18/2011Sales webinar opportunity for florists next week
11/18/2011Sales webinar opportunity for florists next week
11/17/2011North Toronto florists celebrate 10 years
11/15/2011Five daily must-dos to keep your business humming
November-December-2011Amanda's Top 10
11/11/2011Sales strategies for the holiday retail season
11/11/2011Strategies to stand out this holiday season
November-December-2011Top Shops The New Retail
November-December-2011From the Editor: November-December 2011
11/10/2011Ottawa florists take part in Homes for Holiday tour
11/10/2011Ottawa florists take part in Homes for Holiday tour
11/9/2011Flowers go techno at Texas A&M’s floral design school
11/8/2011Why it pays to help holiday shoppers relax
11/8/2011Why it pays to help shoppers relax
11/7/2011Velta Berzins awarded 2011 Floral Nobel Prize
11/7/2011Velta Berzins awarded 2011 Floral Nobel Prize
11/4/2011The Canadian Florist Business Forum is back!
11/3/2011Big retailers leave Facebook complaints unanswered
11/3/2011The Canadian Florist Business Forum is back!
11/3/2011New inspiration for the sympathy market
11/3/2011Building sales is about building relationships
11/3/2011Building sales is about building relationships
11/3/2011Florist helps four-year-old with birthday wish
11/2/2011Top 10 holiday retail trends for 2011
11/2/2011Top 10 holiday retail trends for 2011
11/1/2011Performance reviews are more than worth it
10/31/2011Study: Men more likely to do social shopping
10/28/2011Ten most overlooked security threats
10/27/2011New corsage leaves from Atlantic Brand
10/27/2011Upgrade with silver and gold
10/27/2011New Floridus container features a vintage look
10/27/2011Light up the night with Westbrook
10/27/2011Lock in designs with Bind-It Tape
10/27/2011Roll out the sparkle
10/27/2011Cabinet a classic touch
10/27/2011Increase flower life in your cooler
10/27/2011Oasis helps you design with diamonds
10/27/2011New ribbon gives a natural touch
10/27/2011Metallic containers shine at Floridus
10/27/2011Beautify the backyard with Gardenlandscapes
10/26/2011Bidding farewell to cheques?
10/26/2011Bidding farewell to cheques?
10/25/2011Entrepreneurs make their mark at Expo 2011
10/21/2011A Christmas style to suit everyone
10/21/2011CAFA celebrates Canada at Expo 2011 design show
10/21/2011CAFA celebrates Canada at Expo 2011 design show
10/20/2011Tips for finding and retaining great employees
10/18/2011How far will you go to keep a bride happy?
10/18/2011How far will you go to keep a bride happy?
10/17/2011Canadian consumers spend $15.3B online last year
10/17/2011Canadian consumers spend $15.3B online last year
10/14/2011Entrepreneurs reveal secrets to small business success
10/13/2011Holiday spending expected to increase by 3.9%
10/13/2011Holiday spending expected to increase by 3.9%
10/10/2011‘Customer experience’ gets its groove back
10/7/2011Floranext launches florist website and POS
10/7/2011John Dolan wins 2011 SAF Gold Medal Award
10/6/2011How to handle negative reviews online
10/6/2011How to handle negative online reviews
10/4/2011Live coverage of Florists For Change event in Atlanta
10/4/2011Coverage of Florists For Change event in Atlanta
10/4/2011Small business the light in the recession storm
10/4/2011Top Shop: Sweet Violets
10/3/2011Five myths about marketing to baby boomers
10/3/2011Five myths about marketing to baby boomers
October 2011Top Shops: All About the Flowers
October 2011CFBF West Inspires New Ideas
October 2011From the Editor: October 2011
9/30/2011Are you using social media? Tell CBC about it
9/30/2011Are you using social media? Tell CBC about it
9/30/2011Vancouver’s greener flowers are bloomin’ marvellous
9/29/2011Helium shortage puts a pinch on party balloons
9/29/2011Helium shortage puts a pinch on party balloons
9/27/2011New company aims to be the 'Netflix' of Flowers
9/23/2011Watch speakers from the 2011 CFBF West
9/23/2011Watch speakers from the 2011 CFBF West
9/23/2011The world's first blue rose comes to North America
9/22/2011Facebook offers newbies step-by-step instructions
9/21/2011Festive trends for fall and winter
9/21/2011A floral design show to delight the senses
9/21/2011A floral design show to delight the senses
9/20/2011Light at the end of the tunnel for floral industry
9/20/2011Light at the end of the tunnel for floral industry
9/19/2011Get the most out of your store window
9/15/2011CFIB calculates the high cost credit cards
9/15/2011CFIB calculates the high cost of credit cards
9/14/2011How to let go of a bad business experience
9/13/2011CAFA to host design show in October
9/13/2011Madonna prefers roses over hydrangeas
9/12/2011An unsung marketing tool: business barter
9/9/2011Maximize your online presence at Expo 2011
9/8/2011 René van Rems' new book now available!
9/8/2011Retailers need to engage shoppers this holiday
9/8/2011Retailers need to engage shoppers this holiday
9/7/2011Small business owners preserve customer loyalty
9/7/2011Small business owners preserve customer loyalty
9/2/2011B.C. scraps HST - how will it affect you?
8/31/2011Kirby Signature present Gala 2011
8/31/2011Kirby Signature present Gala 2011
8/30/2011Four lies business owners tell themselves
8/29/2011Florists for Change meet in Las Vegas
8/26/2011Florists for Change meet in Las Vegas
8/26/2011CFBF West brings western florists together
8/26/2011CFBF West brings western florists together
8/24/2011AFE researches what flowers young adults prefer
8/24/2011AFE researches which flowers young adults prefer
8/18/201110 threats against small business data security
8/16/2011New book encourages people to say it with flowers
8/16/2011New book encourages people to say it with flowers
8/15/2011Two days until CFBF West!
8/12/2011Add more interest with new Oasis wire
8/12/2011Share the smell of your shop
8/12/2011Glassware goes green at Westbrook Floral
8/12/2011Berries are in this fall with Florists Supply
8/12/2011Flowers to match any holiday decor
8/12/2011Throw pillows add style and interest
8/12/2011Planning for Holiday Success
8/12/2011Planning for holiday success
8/12/2011Spice up your e-mail campaign
8/12/2011Spice up your e-mail campaign
8/12/2011Top Shop: Bloomers at the Market
8/11/2011Get inspiration from around the world
8/10/2011Flower shop adds a little high tech to Cranbrook
8/10/2011Flower shop adds a little high tech to Cranbrook
8/9/2011Get your customers to do what you want
8/9/2011Get your customers to do what you want
8/8/2011Teters Floral acquires Napa Home & Garden
8/5/2011Cash cushion: How much to keep
8/4/2011Lilies White moves to a new larger location
8/3/2011A look at AIFD's 2011 National Symposium
8/3/2011Teleflora promotes Jeff Bennett to president
August/September 2011Top Shops: Changing and Rearranging
August/September 2011Christmasworld 2011
August/September 2011Improving Work Flo
August/September 2011From the Editor: August/September 2011
7/29/2011Oslo florists running low in wake of attacks
7/29/2011Oslo florists running low in wake of attacks
7/28/2011The Bouquet Talks
7/28/2011Ten YouTube tips for small businesses
7/25/2011Entrepreneurship is widely respected: CFIB
7/25/2011Entrepreneurship is widely respected: CFIB
7/25/2011FTD announces 17th annual Good Neighbor Day
7/22/2011Two Canadians receive AIFD designation
7/22/2011Two Canadians receive AIFD designation
7/20/2011Register for CFBF and win a free gift card!
7/20/2011New trend for retailers? E-mailing receipts
7/20/2011New trend for retailers? E-mailing receipts
7/19/2011Romantic firefighter suspended over flower delivery
7/15/2011Bridal designs to suit the traditional or modern bride
7/15/2011CFBF West speaker lineup finalized; early bird rate ends today
7/15/2011CFBF West speaker line-up finalized
7/15/2011Five days until CFBF West!
7/15/2011U.S. florists rally for change
7/15/2011U.S. florists rally for change
7/13/2011What should you include on your 'About Us' page?
7/13/2011What should you include on your 'About Us' page?
7/12/2011Canadian florists talk floral trends
7/12/2011Canadian florists talk floral trends
7/12/2011Lawrence Hopman gets fresh again
7/7/2011The secrets to business success
7/5/2011Ten ways to woo your customers
6/30/2011Last day to sign up for the early bird rate!
6/29/2011Six tips for a great e-newsletter campaign
6/27/2011Summer vacation eludes many entrepreneurs
6/24/2011CFBF West early bird pricing ends June 30!
6/23/2011Canadian small business owners go it alone
6/21/2011Canadian small business owners go it alone
6/21/2011Make Someone Smile Week coming soon
6/20/20111,001 ideas to create a stunning wedding
6/20/2011Oversized vases the perfect element of style
6/20/2011Indoor gardening meets rustic
6/20/2011Sympathy is a snap with Westbrook's wreaths
6/20/2011A sweet floral container
6/20/2011Lightweight containers durable and realistic looking
6/17/2011Discover new bestselling designs
6/17/2011Floral shop woes leave brides feeling stressed
6/16/2011Seven highly effective habits of a Facebook florist
6/16/2011Seven highly effective habits of a Facebook florist
6/15/2011A flower shop on wheels
6/15/2011A flower shop on wheels
6/14/2011National Home Show and Canada Blooms team up
6/14/2011National Home Show and Canada Blooms team up
6/13/2011Top Shop: Willow Haven Flower Shop
6/13/2011Top Shop: Willow Haven Flower Shop
6/13/2011CAFA sparkles at the Junos
6/10/2011Bad customer service irks most shoppers
6/10/2011Bad customer service irks most shoppers
6/9/2011Expo 2011 announces exciting new changes
6/9/2011Expo 2011 announces exciting new changes
6/6/2011Small business confidence slumps
6/3/2011Postal strike to hit small businesses: CFIB
6/3/2011New wedding book a great design resource
June/July 2011From the Editor: June/July 2011
June/July 2011Top Shops: Rustic Flair
June/July 2011CFBF Heads West
5/31/2011Flowers in fashion this spring
5/31/2011Flowers in fashion this spring
5/27/2011Study examines attitudes towards social commerce
5/27/2011Study examines attitudes towards social commerce
5/26/2011U.S. florists adapt business models to survive
5/26/2011U.S. florists adapt business models to survive
5/25/2011Local businesses cash in on graduation
5/25/2011Local businesses cash in on graduation
5/19/2011CFBF heads west!
5/18/2011First issue of Bloom's World 2011
5/18/2011Nanaimo florist recognized by local chamber
5/18/2011Former White House florist to release book
5/18/2011CFBF heads west!
5/16/2011Lazy worker or flawed work culture?
5/16/2011Lazy worker or flawed work culture?
5/13/2011Instant bling from Westbrook Floral
5/13/2011Just in time for the garden
5/13/2011A line of luxury from Hofland
5/13/2011An orchid that will never die
5/13/2011Garland to glam up event décor
5/13/2011Expand your reach with silver and gold
5/13/2011Top Shop: Sandra Miller Floral Designs
5/13/2011Top Shop: Sandra Miller Floral Designs
5/11/2011Mystery blooms delight apartment complex
5/11/2011Mystery blooms delight apartment complex
5/11/2011Trying to game Google on 'Mother's Day Flowers'
5/9/2011Wascana Flower Shoppe has been a family affair
5/9/2011Severe flooding hit South American flower farms
5/5/2011Fleur Creatif Springtime Special Edition 2011
5/5/2011Fleur Creatif Summer Edition 2011
5/5/2011Social media advice you need to follow
5/5/2011Social media advice you need to follow
5/5/2011Single moms benefit from Vancouver florists
5/5/2011Single moms benefit from Vancouver florists
5/4/2011El Nino wreaks havoc on flower farms
5/3/2011Mother's Day ordering tips for your customers
5/3/2011Royal flowers get commentary from PFCI
5/3/2011Royal flowers get commentary from PFCI
4/29/2011The Royal bouquet unveiled
4/29/2011David's Bridal reveals 'What's on Brides' Minds'
4/27/2011Kate's organic flowers to be best of British
4/25/2011Weddingbells releases results of 2011 survey
4/25/2011Weddingbells releases results of 2011 survey
4/22/2011Making Mother Earth a priority
May 2011From the Editor: May 2011
May 2011A Place to Share
4/20/2011Westbrook Floral dazzles for prom
4/20/2011Florists Supply shows span the West
4/20/2011Trend Summit highlights hot hues for 2011
4/20/2011UFD holds design competition and open house
4/20/2011Rid your shop of a toxic employee
4/19/2011Only 37% will pay more for eco-friendly products
4/15/2011Haute couture flowers on the Steven and Chris Show
4/15/2011Haute couture flowers on the Steven and Chris Show
4/15/2011Slacking off makes people more productive: study
4/14/2011Payment card industry gets failing grade: RCC
4/13/2011Flowers make women more receptive to romance
4/13/2011Flowers make women more receptive to romance
4/13/2011CAFA holds 2011 student examination
4/11/2011By Design Exclusive: David Barritt
4/11/2011By Design Exclusive: David Barritt
4/11/2011Top Shop: Eco Stems
4/11/2011Organically Green
4/11/2011Making Mother Earth a priority
4/11/2011Haute couture flowers on the Steven and Chris Show
4/8/2011Royal flower predictions from a celebrity florist
4/8/2011Royal flower predictions from a celebrity florist
4/8/2011U.S. florist trying to change the industry
4/8/2011U.S. florist trying to change the industry
4/8/2011Politicians miss the mark on small business
4/6/2011If you're going to spy, do it right
4/6/2011If you're going to spy, do it right
4/1/2011Florist donates flowers to residents with Alzheimer's
April 2011From the Editor: April 2011
April 2011Prom Sweet Prom
April 2011Getting Technical
3/30/2011Google to offer websites to Canadian small business
3/30/2011Google to offer websites to Canadian small business
3/29/2011Customer complaints: Turn cranks into champions
3/28/2011Fake Google promotional scam
3/25/2011Outdoor flower designs
3/24/2011Create inspiration with Hofland
3/24/2011Westbrook offers wedding and event products
3/24/2011Vibrant rose petals for weddings, parties and grad
3/24/2011Yellow inspiration from Floridus
3/24/2011Fibrestone planters stylish and lightweight
3/24/2011Action Imports grows Poly Rattan Planter line
3/24/2011Expo enters new decade with a distinctive look
3/23/2011B+ budget for small business: CFIB
3/23/2011Small business: budget gains ‘hitting the right notes’
3/23/2011The two basic issues facing the industry
3/23/2011The two basic issues facing the industry
3/22/2011Local florist holds draw for tsunami relief efforts
3/18/2011Do customers value the use of floral preservatives?
3/18/2011Do customers value the use of floral preservatives?
3/17/2011Florist refuses to flower same-sex wedding
3/16/2011Future of family business ownership in question
3/16/2011Future of family business ownership in question
3/15/2011The cost of using credit cards
3/14/2011CAFA presents Juno Blooms Floral Competition
3/11/2011Florists share top wedding tips for brides
3/11/2011Florists share top wedding tips for brides
3/10/2011Tasty Tables 2 is the perfect table companion
3/10/2011Responding to online bashers works: study
3/10/2011Responding to online bashers works: study
3/9/2011Here come the Costco brides
3/9/2011'Random Acts of Kindness' ideas you can use
3/9/2011'Random Acts of Kindness' ideas you can use
3/8/2011Canadian consumers embracing mobile retail
3/7/2011Top 10 cost concerns for small businesses
3/3/2011Botanists create list of every known plant
3/3/2011Botanists create list of every known plant
3/3/20112011 Valentine's Day great for wholesalers
3/1/2011Smithers Oasis completes succession plan
2/28/2011Flowers for Elton: what a gig!
2/28/2011Dream of retiring at 55 is dead for baby boomers
2/25/2011Did you hit your sales target this V-day?
2/25/2011Did you hit your sales target this V-day?
2/25/2011Why going the extra mile matters
2/25/2011Why going the extra mile matters
2/25/2011Are flowers still relevant?
2/25/2011Are flowers still relevant?
2/24/2011Entrepreneurs - pay yourself, then save some
2/23/2011Top Shop: Bloomers Floral Design & Gifts
2/23/2011Web Exclusive: Potting up sales
2/23/2011Potting up sales
2/23/2011CAFA launches a brand new website
2/23/2011CAFA launches a brand new website
2/23/2011Silver Vase maximizes digital communications
2/21/2011Do you have a disaster recovery plan?
2/21/2011Are you a great employer? Let people know
2/18/2011Edmonton florists bloom hope
2/16/2011Industry veteran and wife pass in tragic accident
2/16/2011Industry veteran and wife pass in tragic accident
2/16/2011Record attendence at Christmasworld
2/15/2011FTD, Groupon get complaints, offer refunds
2/11/2011Chandelier from Canexcel Glass adds sparkle
2/11/2011Action Imports grows Poly Rattan Planter line
2/11/2011Accenting with Aphiria Glass Crystal Stems
2/11/2011Go wild with new ceramic vases
2/11/2011Vibrant flowers to spruce up home decor
2/11/2011Floral pots for spring
2/11/2011Designing in vases comes full circle
2/11/2011Florists and flowers in the news for V-Day
2/11/2011The high price of premium plastic
2/11/2011Round-up of Valentine's Day in the news
2/11/2011The high price of premium plastic
2/10/2011FTD teams up with Groupon
2/10/2011FTD teams up with Groupon
2/9/2011Spammer techniques worth a steal
2/8/2011Miami agents experiencing the Valentine's rush
2/8/2011Sun Valley adds Canadian tulip facility
2/4/2011Beers, burgers and bouquets for Valentine's Day
2/4/2011Beers, burgers and bouquets for Valentine's Day
2/3/2011Consumers spend more when love is in the air
2/1/20112011 the ‘year of the entrepreneur’
February/March 2011Potting Up Sales
February/March 2011Ideas and Inspiration
1/31/2011An open letter to wedding vendors
1/27/2011A Valentine's forecast you'll love
1/26/2011Learn Euro-Style bouquets from Rene
1/26/2011Tell us about your Valentine's promotions
1/26/2011Tell us about your Valentine's promotions
1/26/2011Why small business owners need a blog
1/26/2011In defense of florists on Valentine's Day
1/25/2011Forecasting the bridal trends for 2011
1/25/2011Forecasting the bridal trends for 2011
1/25/2011Wedding vendors getting boost from royal nuptials
1/21/2011Bad managers are toxic to the workplace
1/21/2011Funeral homes find new life by hosting other events
1/21/2011Funeral homes find new life by hosting other events
1/19/2011Silver Vase debuts world's first blue orchid
1/19/2011Silver Vase debuts world's first blue orchid
1/19/2011Teleflora teams up with Faith Hill for Super Bowl
1/18/2011Thanks for making CFBF a success!
1/18/2011Thanks for making CFBF a success!
1/18/2011Thanks for making CFBF a success!
1/17/2011Canadian retailers to face challenging 2011
1/17/2011Niagara florist closes shop after 42 years
1/13/2011Bring the world of European design into your shop
1/12/2011Lenders open taps to smaller businesses
1/12/2011Consumers want more guidance, less choice
1/12/2011Consumers want more guidance, less choice
1/11/2011Report outlines small biz frustrations with red tape
1/11/2011Report outlines small biz frustrations with red tape
1/10/2011Last chance to register for CFBF!
1/6/2011What's new for you in 2011?
1/6/2011What's new for you in 2011?
1/6/2011What's new for you in 2011?
1/4/2011Toronto florist's website goes mobile
1/4/2011Toronto florist's website goes mobile
12/31/2010Ten business practices to leave behind in 2011
12/30/2010Five year-end tax tips for small business owners
12/29/2010Tips to help you write a detailed business plan
12/28/2010Mistakes to correct in 2011
12/23/2010Businesses cash in on chocolate rush
12/22/2010A Market That Never Dies
12/22/2010Looking Inside Interior Design
12/22/2010Tops Shops: Designed to the Nines
12/22/2010Gifting Year Round
12/22/2010Florists Supply Ltd. purchases Mayhew’s Wholesale
12/21/2010A little florist humour to brighten the day
12/21/20102011 weddings are bringing a little sexy back
12/21/2010Flower shop feels pinch from flight delays
12/20/2010Top Shops: Flowers on 9th
12/17/2010Quality of flowers more important than price
12/17/2010Merchants mount attack on rising credit card fees
12/17/2010Competition watchdog after Visa, MasterCard for fees
12/16/2010U.S. designers share their holiday tips and tricks
12/16/2010Star florist’s guide to easy decorations
12/16/2010U.S. designers share their holiday tips and tricks
12/16/2010Web exclusive: Jump on spring cleaning
12/15/2010Register for CFBF and win a free floral design book!
12/15/2010Register for CFBF and win a free floral design book!
12/14/2010Flowers are keepsakes with Hollywood Bloom
12/14/2010All wrapped up in orchids
12/14/2010Embrace function and design with Hofland
12/14/2010More than spring is in the air with Butterfly Clips
12/14/2010New ceramic containers inspired by nature
12/14/2010Mini Orchids small in size, big on buds
12/14/2010Inspired ideas to jazz up poinsettias
12/9/2010Honeysuckle: Pantone's Colour of the Year for 2011
12/9/2010Honeysuckle: Pantone's Colour of the Year for 2011
12/9/2010Shoppers favour debit and credit over cash
12/9/2010Shoppers favour debit and credit over cash
12/8/20102011 is all about rewarding customers
12/8/20102011 is all about rewarding customers
12/7/2010Holiday settings with style and beauty
12/7/2010Shoppers can't say no to deals: survey
12/3/2010DESIGN358 announces new website and event
12/3/2010DESIGN358 announces new website and event
12/3/2010 Get inspired just in time for the holidays
12/2/2010Quality of flowers more important than price
12/2/2010Quality of flowers more important than price
11/30/2010Last day to register for Early Bird Pricing!
11/29/2010Why shopping local matters
11/29/2010Why shopping local matters
11/25/2010CAFA elects a new president
11/25/2010CAFA elects a new president
11/25/2010Profit rebound for food, retail, hotel industries
11/23/2010Don’t like rising rents? Buy the place
11/19/2010Why entrepreneurs should take a salary
11/17/2010Don't let fresh florals go to waste
11/17/2010Knowing when the price is right
11/12/2010Flower arranging brings pleasure to seniors
11/12/2010Flower arranging brings pleasure to seniors
11/11/2010Warm up the holidays with Hofland
11/11/2010Sweet decor for the holidays
11/11/2010New vase design from Oasis
11/11/2010Add a new spin to your tree selection
11/11/2010Accessories to help you sparkle
11/11/2010Web exclusive: Be web ready for Cupid
11/11/2010Holiday shoppers cautiously optimistic
11/11/2010Customer service gaffes can pay off
11/11/2010Customer service gaffes can pay off
11/10/2010Extra, extra! Read all about you!
11/10/2010Extra, extra! Read all about you!
11/10/2010Web exclusive: Holiday planning spreadsheet
11/10/2010Web exclusive: A good week for retail
11/9/2010Designers hit the east coast for Avon Valley Floral
11/8/2010Visa under fire for new debit card
11/8/2010Why fake can be beautiful
11/8/2010Why fake can be beautiful
11/5/2010Join us at the Canadian Florist Business Forum
11/5/2010New speakers announced for 2011 CFBF
11/5/2010New speakers announced for 2011 CFBF
11/4/2010FTD partners with Batesville, a sympathy company
11/4/2010FTD partners with Batesville, a sympathy company
11/3/2010The carnation makes a comeback
11/3/2010The carnation makes a comeback
11/2/2010Flowers don't have to be complicated
November/December 2010Point of View: November/December 2010
November/December 2010Embracing Plush in Your Shop
10/29/2010Big support for small businesses across Canada
10/28/2010Women buy jewelry for fashion, men buy for love
10/28/2010Women buy jewelry for fashion, men buy for love
10/27/2010NRF reveals top ten trends for the holiday
10/26/2010Visa Canada launches its first debit card
10/26/2010This holiday season all about colour, elegance
10/22/2010Grower Direct creates its own iPhone application
10/22/2010Grower Direct creates its own iPhone application
10/22/2010Regifted flowers spread the love
10/22/2010Regifted flowers spread the love
10/19/2010Small-business owners got through recession OK
10/18/2010Pick a card, any card
10/15/2010Florists take caution when unpacking flowers
10/14/2010NRF forecasts Christmas increase of 2.3%
10/13/2010Ten ideas to take away from SAF Orlando 2010
10/13/2010Ten ideas to take away from SAF Orlando 2010
10/8/2010Taking caution with ethylene
10/8/2010Taking caution with ethylene
10/8/2010Get back to nature with Hofland
10/8/2010Florists Supply keeps it cool with Iced Twig Line
10/8/2010Light up your designs with Oasis candles
10/8/2010Copper vases add shine to the season
10/8/2010Sleigh planter helps grow holiday cheer
10/8/2010Metallic ribbon to wrap up sales
10/7/2010Top challenges facing small business owners
10/7/2010Top challenges facing small business owners
10/6/2010CAFA judging seminars, design show at Expo 2010
10/6/2010Florist suffering from mistaken identity
10/6/2010Florist suffering from mistaken identity
10/6/2010CAFA judging seminars, design demo at Expo 2010
10/5/2010Government limits EI premium increases for 2011
10/5/2010Credit cards delay chip rollout
10/5/2010Credit cards delay chip rollout
10/1/2010Report reveals three types of flower shoppers
10/1/2010Report reveals three types of flower shoppers
9/29/2010Wascana Flower Shoppe a finalist for business award
9/29/2010Wascana Flower Shoppe a finalist for business award
9/27/2010Florist welcomes fall with giveaway
October 2010Amanda Top 10: October 2010
October 2010Survey Says...
October 2010From the Editor: October 2010
9/23/2010Old, pressed flowers give climate clues: study
9/22/2010How you can avoid burnout
9/22/2010How you can avoid burnout
9/20/2010Customers will pay 7% more for extra service
9/20/2010Customers will pay 7% more for extra service
9/20/2010Customers will pay more for extra service
9/17/2010Retailers should cater more to ethnic shoppers
9/17/2010Retailers should cater more to ethnic shoppers
9/15/2010Ecuador wants to smell and eat roses
9/15/2010Ecuador wants to smell and eat roses
9/13/2010New TV floral design contest debuts
9/10/2010Spot trends at Expo 2010
9/8/2010Bees, flowers wilted by climate change: Study
9/8/2010Bees, flowers wilted by climate change: study
9/3/2010Drugs seized at B.C. flower shop
9/1/2010Peony could ease chemo side-effects
9/1/2010Peony could ease chemo side-effects
9/1/2010Funeral traditions wilt as consumers cut costs
9/1/2010Funeral traditions wilt as consumers cut costs
8/30/2010Creating a 'shop centric' experience
8/30/2010Florists grow their own in backyards
8/30/2010Florists grow their own in backyards
8/27/2010Canadian florist receives FTD member award
8/27/2010Canadian florist receives FTD member award
8/27/2010Why Groupon might not be a good fit for you
8/27/2010Why Groupon might not be a good fit for you
8/25/2010Can small businesses harness that Old Spice magic?
8/24/2010Canadian and U.S. shoppers differ
8/24/2010Canadian and U.S. shoppers differ
8/23/2010Grocery chain tries to emulate farmers market
8/20/2010Christmas Gala 2010 design show announced
8/20/2010Christmas Gala 2010 design show announced
8/20/2010Happy 100th Birthday FTD!
8/20/2010Happy 100th Birthday FTD!
8/18/2010How to succeed on the trade-show circuit
8/16/2010Debit and credit card code of conduct starts today
8/12/2010Simple floral techniques shine
8/12/2010Simple floral techniques shine
8/12/2010Fresh flowers trashed by cemetery workers
8/11/2010Census change could affect you
8/10/2010IKEA releases 2011 design trends in catalogue
8/10/2010IKEA releases 2011 design trends in catalogue
8/9/2010Consumer price perception can be altered: study
8/9/2010Consumer price perception can be altered
8/6/2010AquaAccents makes houseplants easy
8/6/2010New stylish container from Hofland
8/6/2010Florals for a fall bouquet
8/6/2010Keep those keepsakes dry with Floral Foam Risers
8/6/2010Line of plants and flowers perfect for inside and out
8/6/2010New premade designs from Floridus
8/6/2010New sheep’ish motif from Blossom Bucket
8/6/2010Kissing Balls welcome holiday guests with fragrance and style
8/6/2010Flower arranging finds a younger audience
8/6/2010Flower arranging finds a younger audience
8/4/2010The battle over a daisy
8/4/2010Calgary small biz owners happiest in Canada
8/4/2010How to brighten a home with flowers
8/4/2010Local florist created bouquet for the Queen
8/3/2010Top Shops: The Designer Flower Shop
7/30/2010How to write a winning press release
7/30/2010Making your customers number 1
7/30/2010Holiday buying and design tips from Neville
7/30/2010Holiday buying and design tips from Neville
7/29/2010Seven secrets to merchandising success
7/29/2010Canadians forgo service for low prices: report
7/29/2010Canadians forgo service for low prices
7/29/2010Upcycling objects for flower display
7/29/2010Upcycling objects for flower display
7/27/2010AIFD Symposium "Revolution" available on DVD
7/27/2010AIFD Symposium "Revolution" available on DVD
7/26/2010 How a $14 gift grew sales by 669 per cent
7/23/2010Surrey florists makes locals smile
7/23/2010Surrey florists make locals smile
7/23/2010Why you shouldn't hand down the family biz
August/September 2010Amanda Top 10 August/September 2010
August/September 2010Styles in Season
August/September 2010Holiday Trends for 2010 and Beyond
August/September 2010Point of View: August/September 2010
7/21/2010Top Shops: Service By Design
7/21/2010A balloon could save a U.S. flower chain
7/21/2010U.S. stores push summertime 'Christmas' sale
7/20/2010Fitness magazines cites flowers as a mood booster
7/20/2010Flowers, for me? Yes. Now stick ’em up
7/16/2010Canadian CAFA members design for AIFD symposium
7/16/2010Behind-the-scenes look at CAFA's AIFD Show
7/16/2010Behind-the-scenes look at CAFA's AIFD Show
7/16/2010Retailer alert: Beware of telemarketers
7/16/2010Retailer alert: Beware of telemarketers
7/16/2010More retailers using social media
7/16/2010More retailers using social media
7/15/2010Money talks, but so do other forms of compensation
7/14/2010Canadian SMBs get serious about protecting info
7/14/2010Who says you have to be different?
7/9/2010Canadian CAFA members design for AIFD symposium
7/9/2010Turning your business into a good time
7/7/2010Do you know what your worth?
7/7/2010Do you know what you're worth?
7/7/201011 reasons shoppers don't trust your website
June/July 2010Amanda Top 10 June July 2010
7/6/2010A matter of just 50 cents
7/6/2010A matter of just 50 cents
7/5/2010Christmasworld 2011 florists' supplies area grows
7/5/2010FTD announces 16th annual Good Neighbor Day
7/2/2010Five ways to show customers you care
7/2/2010Five ways to show customers you care
7/2/2010Winnipeg florist shop proud to prepare for Queen
7/2/2010Winnipeg florist shop proud to prepare for Queen
7/2/2010White House florist shows Obamas' relaxed style
6/30/2010Floral artist grows a blooming business
6/30/2010Email declining, text-based messaging increases
6/30/2010Email declines, text-based messaging increases
6/28/2010Brands that use Twitter win real-life followers: study
6/28/2010Too many employees muddying the waters?
6/28/2010Too many employees muddying the waters?
6/25/2010Flower power makes tropics cooler, wetter
6/25/2010Gizmo enables woman to run flower shop
6/24/2010Canadians prefer status quo on shopping hours
6/23/2010UK gov't suggests flower-arranging to beat stress
6/23/20106 ways to create a memorable customer experience
6/21/2010Richard Cook, long-time Teleflora rep passes away
6/18/20103 ways small biz can outshine the big guys
6/18/2010Canadians still vacation deprived
6/17/2010We want to hear from you!
6/17/2010We want to hear from you!
6/17/2010When disaster strikes - how can you prepare?
6/17/2010Algonquin College considers phasing out floristry
6/16/2010Giving back to charities
6/16/2010Giving back to charities
6/15/2010New versatile design containers from Oasis
6/15/2010Earth tone florals that never die
6/15/2010Bundle up with Florists Supply
6/15/2010Giving back to charities
6/15/2010Marketing to women? The details matter
6/15/2010Weddingbells survey: Budgets continue to grow
6/15/2010Weddingbells survey: Budgets continue to grow
6/15/2010Weddingbells survey: Budgets continue to grow
6/15/2010Marketing to women? The details matter
6/14/2010Floralife introduces EthylBloc in the Netherlands
6/14/2010New sales agent for Wilson Wreath Co.
6/11/2010Oasis welcomes three new design directors
6/11/2010Looking for a discount? Pay cash
6/11/2010Looking for a discount? Pay cash
6/11/2010Looking for a discount? Pay cash
6/10/2010Couples keep wedding decor simple
6/10/2010Halifax airport expands for perishables
6/9/2010Coupons drive sales on social media
6/8/2010Bargain brides keep mum to cut their costs
6/8/2010Top wedding trends for 2010
6/7/2010‘Greenwashing’ discourages eco-behaviour: study
June/July 2010Top Shops: A Floral Destinaltion
June/July 2010From the Editor: July 2010
6/4/2010Canadian businesses not managing absenteeism
6/4/2010Pretty in plastic
6/1/2010Why you should raise your prices
6/1/2010Why you should raise your prices
6/1/2010Lack of flowers hinders grieving process
6/1/2010Lack of flowers hinders grieving process
6/1/2010Banking on better service
5/31/2010Roses glitter at Sex and the City 2 premiere
5/28/2010Are you ready for HST?
5/28/2010Are you ready for HST?
5/28/2010Are you ready for HST?
5/27/2010When construction potholes swallow shoppers
5/27/2010When construction potholes swallow shoppers
5/27/2010Why Gen Y prefers to patronize small businesses
5/25/2010Treat each customer the same, or reward the best?
5/25/2010Treat each customer the same, or reward the best?
5/21/2010Credit card code a success, Flaherty says
5/21/2010Credit card code a success, Flaherty says
5/20/2010Where you can find discounts
5/20/2010Florist helps customers with moving season
5/20/2010Florist helps customers with moving season
5/19/2010Designers wow at Vancouver show
5/18/2010Scratch and sniff bouquets from UK supermarket
5/18/2010U.K. puts scratch and sniff labels on bouquet
5/17/2010Top wedding floral trends spring to life
5/17/2010Why you need a portfolio
5/14/2010Long hours linked to increased heart attack risk
5/14/2010Long hours linked to increased heart attack risk
5/13/2010Landscape Ontario announces Expo 2010
5/13/201011 free ways to generate referrals
5/12/2010Small businesses support jobs the best: CFIB
5/12/2010Florist Tech: Facebook web exclusives
5/12/2010Warm, floral scent from Lampe Berger
5/12/2010New Fig Balsamic from Ta-Ze
5/11/2010Three ways to mentor millenials
May 2010Amanda's Top 10: May 2010
May 2010Top Shops: Ahead by a Century
May 2010Here Comes the Bride
5/10/2010Add us on Facebook and Twitter
5/10/2010 Luxury Living: The bloom brigade
5/10/2010Cover design by Lara Mathias
5/7/2010Virtual bouquet not as sweet as the real thing
5/7/2010Recession-battered consumers play it safe
5/7/2010Many Canadians yearn for own business: poll
5/7/2010New lamp from Lampe Berger
5/7/2010Reed Diffuser allows you to go candle-free
5/7/2010Welcome friends with Blossom Bucket
5/7/2010New extra virgin olive oil is mild, but fruity
5/7/2010Artwork for the indoors and outdoors
5/6/2010Let shoppers know how to find the best flowers
5/6/2010Cutting edge bridal colours and trends
5/6/201010 deadly Internet marketing mistakes
5/6/2010Cutting edge bridal colours and trends
5/5/2010Empowerment blooms for Afghans
5/4/2010More than just water with Trio Aqua Pearls
5/4/2010Flat Wire puts new twist on designs
5/4/2010Go wild with ribbon designs
5/4/2010Five ways to engage reporters
5/4/2010FTD launches mobile website
5/3/2010Saskatoon florist targets grads with Facebook, photos
5/3/2010Florist targets grads with Facebook, photos
5/3/2010Saskatoon florist targets grads with Facebook, photos
4/30/2010Manitoba florist a finalist for provincial award
4/30/2010Manitoba florist a finalist for provincial award
4/29/2010Point of view: Bad, bad customers
4/29/2010Point of view: Bad customers
4/29/2010Matching Mother's Day flowers to their sign
4/29/2010Flower to 'kill cancer'
4/29/2010Flower to 'kill cancer'
4/27/2010East coasts florists talk floral jewelry
4/27/2010Business is blooming for small-town florist
4/23/2010Consumers to spend more on mom: NRF
4/23/2010Floral designer a dream job on Oprah
4/22/2010Consumer confidence reaches two-year high
4/22/2010Google introduces 'Google Places'
4/20/2010Flight ban takes toll on flowers
4/20/2010Flight ban takes toll on flowers
4/20/2010How to write a great "About Us" page
4/16/2010Credit, debit industry has one month to adopt code
4/16/2010Credit, debit industry has one month to adopt code
4/16/2010Former florist goes from flowers to beads
4/15/2010Spring shows bloom in western provinces
4/15/2010Spring shows bloom in western provinces
4/14/2010Stay close to numbers and customers
4/14/2010Store managers lack strong corporate vision: report
4/14/2010Greenhouses band together for local flower power
4/13/2010 Five favourite spring flowers for under $50
4/12/2010Online flower shop fails to deliver
4/12/2010Online flower shop fails to deliver
4/12/2010Flowers could have longer life
4/12/2010New 'Mini Mint Julep' centerpiece
4/8/20102010 Prom trends for florists
4/8/20102010 Prom trends for florists
4/8/2010Point of View: Flowers in the public eye
4/8/2010Lollitops now exclusive to Florists Supply
4/8/2010Prom and grad designs are a wrap with the Athena Arm Band
4/8/2010French cards from The Flower Card Company are the perfect add-on
4/8/2010Flower heads suitable for a number of occasions
4/7/2010London, Ont. florist passes away
4/7/2010London, Ont. florist passes away
4/6/2010Planning for Mother’s Day
4/6/2010Planning for Mother’s Day
4/6/2010Avoiding credit and debit card fraud
4/6/2010pickOntario names contest winner
4/6/2010PickOntario names contest winner
4/6/2010Local flowers brighten Canada Blooms
4/6/2010Retail technology advances make shopping high-tech
4/5/2010OFG Student Design Competition 2010
4/5/2010OFG student design competition 2010
4/5/2010Main Florist spans four generations
4/5/2010Tips to help brides select the right blooms
4/1/2010An inviting storefront is great for marketing
April 2010From the Editor: April 2010
April 2010Top Shops: Rising From the Ashes
April 2010Bad Credit
3/30/2010Christmas in July sales a good idea: report
3/29/2010Report: Gen Y will spend us into recovery
3/26/2010RCC issues a merchant alert
3/25/2010RCC issues a merchant alert
3/25/2010Petal Pushers back on HGTV
3/25/2010Petal Pushers back on HGTV
3/24/2010Five bouquets guaranteed to freshen your home
3/24/2010Five bouquets guaranteed to freshen your home
3/24/2010Good taste returns to the garden
3/22/2010Floristry: a blooming good time
3/22/2010Shoppers want retailers to be tech-savvy: survey
3/19/2010Who wants to be an entrepreneur?
3/19/2010Canadians are loyal retail shoppers
3/18/2010Law suit over Louisana florist law
3/17/2010Designers name their favourite fashion flowers
3/17/2010Tillsonburg florist a Pick Ontario finalist
3/16/2010Free trade show seminars ready to download
3/16/2010Free trade show seminars ready to download
3/16/2010Free trade show seminars ready to download
3/12/2010What tools should be in your company toolbox
3/12/2010Recession improves job loyalty for about 30 per cent
3/10/2010The challenges of dealing with a younger boss
3/10/2010The challenges of dealing with a younger boss
3/10/2010U.S. research reveals habits of social media users
3/9/2010Victoria smashes flower count record
3/9/2010Ottawa puts credit card industry on notice
3/9/2010Ottawa puts credit card industry on notice
3/5/2010What the budget means for small business
3/5/2010What the budget means for small business
3/4/2010Casting call for floral designers
3/2/2010Teleflora announces its 2010 seminar line-up
3/2/2010Seven Canadians to design at AIFD Symposium
3/2/2010Seven Canadians to design at AIFD Symposium
3/1/2010New Zealand florist confirms with a photo
2/26/2010B.C. florist capitalizes on Olympic bouquets
2/26/2010Five advertisers apologize for bashing flowers
2/26/2010Flowers provide the finishing touch
2/26/2010How was your Valentine's Day 2010?
2/26/2010How was your Valentine's Day?
2/25/2010U.S. Olympic medalist says flowers helped
2/25/2010Blooms with modified scents in the works
2/25/2010Blooms with modified scents in the works
2/24/2010Christmasworld 2010 attracts over 30,000 visitors
2/24/2010OFA Short course to remain in Columbus
2/23/2010See the Chelsea Flower Show with Neville
2/23/2010Scientists find on/off switch for flowers
2/22/2010Consumer cut flower preferences revealed
2/22/2010Consumer cut flower preferences revealed
2/22/2010Do you buy or lease space?
2/19/2010Drugs found in V-day roses from Colombia
2/19/2010Petal-pushers rise to the occasion
2/19/2010European retailers demand vase-life guarantee
2/19/2010European retailers demand vase-life guarantee
2/18/2010What brides are looking for in a bouquet
2/18/2010N.Y. florists battle illegal flower vendors
2/18/2010What brides are looking for in a bouquet
2/17/2010Corsage bracelets that dazzle
2/17/2010Orchids that will last forever
2/17/2010Pre-made boxes keep flowering through the seasons
2/17/2010Making it easy to take potted plants to go
2/17/2010Link up to SEO success
2/17/2010Extra resources: Accounting made simple
2/17/2010Web exclusive: Social toolkit
2/17/2010'Flowers' top Valentine's Day searches
2/17/2010Rona reveals 2010 decorating trends
2/16/2010Valentine’s Day with a conscience: fair-trade flowers
2/11/2010Retailer packages flowers with coffee, clothing
2/10/2010A stop for flowers and chocolate
2/10/2010Reward customers who pay with cash: study
2/9/2010How to Twitter for e-commerce success
2/9/2010Finding gold in Olympic-style big events
2/8/2010Colombia will export 500 million flowers for V-day
2/8/2010Canadianaflowershop.ca launches mobile shop
2/5/2010The Vancouver 2010 Olympic bouquets revealed
2/5/2010The Vancouver 2010 Olympic bouquets revealed
2/5/2010The Vancouver 2010 Olympic bouquets revealed
2/4/2010B.C. florist takes promotions to YouTube
2/4/2010B.C. florist takes promotions to YouTube
2/4/2010B.C. florist takes promotions to YouTube
2/4/2010A guide to weekly sales forecasting
2/4/2010A guide to weekly sales forecasting
2/4/2010Vancouver's flower stands offer beauty and value
2/4/2010Vancouver's flower stands offer beauty and value
2/4/2010Online shoppers look promising for Feb. 14
2/4/2010NRF: Flowers still a popular choice on V-Day
2/2/2010SAF: Holiday sales rebound
2/1/2010U.S. florist adds drive-thru twist for Feb. 14
February/March 2010Top Shops: SUPERmarket Florist
1/29/2010E-mailed With love: V-Day marketing tips
1/28/2010Still time to sway Valentine's Day shoppers
1/27/2010Flower ads: A blast from the past
1/27/2010Flower ads: A blast from the past
1/27/20102009 Valentine's Day statistics
1/27/2010Statistics from last year's Valentine's Day
1/27/2010A look at the funeral industry
1/27/2010Small biz to Gov: Ten red tape-trimming targets
1/25/2010Veteran floral designers urged to become certified
1/25/2010Veteran floral designers urged to become certified
1/25/2010Help your customers hint for flowers
1/25/2010Small business owners to shoppers: stay put
1/21/2010Credit card companies, small biz groups react
1/21/2010PAC comment on credit card draft code
1/20/2010Orangeville florist fundraising for Haiti
1/20/2010Orangeville florist fundraising for Haiti
1/19/2010Olympic flower power helps troubled women bloom
1/19/2010How to give performance reviews to your staff
1/19/2010Give yourself a customer service makeover
1/15/2010What are your plans for Valentine's Day?
1/15/2010What are your plans for Valentine's Day?
1/14/2010AIFD calls for CFD candidates
1/12/2010Reader's Digest reveals secrets of the floral trade
1/12/2010Reader's Digest reveals secrets of the floral trade
1/12/2010U.S. Department of Labor updates florist listing
1/11/2010Native B.C. flowers not in Olympic athletes’ bouquet
1/11/2010Native B.C. flowers not in Olympic athletes’ bouquet
1/7/2010Hot wedding trends for 2010
1/7/2010Hot wedding trends for 2010
1/7/201010 crucial consumer trends for 2010
1/5/2010UK florist attacked by angry customer
1/5/2010Canadian holiday retail sales seen up modestly
1/4/2010Why you should fire yourself
1/4/2010Consumer outlook more positive in December
January 2010From the Editor: January 2010
January 2010Top Shops: Designed to Thrive
January 2010State of the Industry
12/31/200910 New Year's resolutions for business success
12/31/2009The 10 customer service trends for 2010
12/30/2009E-commerce terms you need to know
12/28/2009A guide to making price cuts
12/23/2009Top 18 Christmas decorating tips
12/23/2009Decking homes with real greenery
12/22/2009Temkin unveils new bouquet handle system
12/22/2009A look at a Russian floral designer
12/22/2009Ottawa florist hosts “Florissage”
12/22/2009Oasis adds more glassware to product line
12/22/2009New statement planters from Action Imports
12/22/2009Energize your hands with McBlooms
12/22/2009Angel’s Love exclusive to Tradewinds International
12/22/2009Candle holders add sparkle and shine
12/22/2009New collector bears from Flora Seda
12/22/2009Everlasting stems from Floridus
12/21/2009Why shoppers should choose a local florist
12/21/2009When snow strikes your shop
12/21/2009Bringing bouquets and gift baskets together
12/17/2009Hospitals' flower bans questioned
12/17/2009Hospitals' flower bans questioned
12/16/2009Online trust lacking, survey shows
12/16/2009Pantone reveals colour of the year for 2010
12/16/2009Pantone reveals colour of the year for 2010
12/16/2009Canadians spending more this holiday season: survey
12/15/2009CAFA presents For the Love of the Bloom
12/14/2009Changing the rules of the card game
12/14/2009Decorating with plants made easy
12/14/2009N.Z. florist charged with Google Maps tampering
12/14/2009N.Z. florist charged with Google Maps tampering
12/11/2009Handing off the business
12/11/2009Boost your business with an advisory board
12/11/2009Handing off the business
12/8/2009 Manotick flower shop gets business honour
12/8/2009Florist shares beautiful centrepieces for the home
12/8/2009Small biz owners take care of employees first
12/4/2009Entrepreneurs share top three issues
12/4/2009Florists asked to avoid smelly flowers
12/4/2009Art Knapp owner pitches in to help thrift store
12/3/2009Florist blooms again after fire
12/3/2009Florist blooms again after fire
12/1/2009Year-end agenda: Time to schedule meetings
12/1/2009Year-end agenda: Time to schedule meetings
11/26/2009Mum's the word down in Texas
11/26/200950 things not to say during the holidays
11/26/200950 things not to say during the holidays
11/24/2009Gala 2009: Winter Brides & Holiday Parties
11/24/2009Columnists demands green floral practices
11/24/2009Columnists demands green floral practices
11/24/2009Former White House florist shares predictions
11/24/2009Tips for sending out holiday cards to clients
11/20/2009A songbird to sweeten up the home
11/20/2009Bling is the thing for holiday decorating
11/20/2009All new Alberta Gift Show debuts in February 2010
11/20/2009Advice you can apply to your shop
11/20/2009Check out Garden & Floral Expo 2009
11/20/2009RCC commends code of conduct for debit, credit cards
11/18/2009The 2009 Garden and Floral Expo
11/18/2009How to create a seasonal flower guide
11/18/2009More holiday shoppers plan to pay with cash
11/16/2009Flowers Uncut: Are you watching?
11/16/2009Flowers Uncut: Are you watching?
11/16/2009Hatcher Florist celebrates 100 years
11/16/2009Hatcher Florist celebrates 100 years
11/16/2009Floral industry ready to put automation in place
11/16/2009Hatcher Florist celebrates 100 years
11/16/2009Floral industry ready to put automation in place
11/16/2009Hatcher Florist celebrates 100 years
11/16/2009Floral industry ready to put automation in place
11/13/2009International Certification for floral judging now available
11/12/2009U.S. florist boosts productivity to save $65,000
11/10/2009New florist opens up in New Brunswick
11/10/2009Canadian holiday shoppers are savvy about spending
11/10/2009Tips for a great holiday window display
11/10/2009Tips for a great holiday window display
11/10/2009Tips for a great holiday window display
11/6/2009Getting by with a skeleton staff
11/6/2009White House appoints new florist
11/4/2009Self-employed to get EI benefits
11/4/2009Self-employed to get EI benefits
11/3/2009Three best ways to win community support
11/3/2009Retailers face repeat of 2008 holiday season
11/2/2009Survey reveals how Canadians will shop this holiday
11/2/2009Survey reveals how Canadians will shop this holiday
November/December 2009Home Sweet Home
November/December 2009Point of View: November/December 2009
10/30/2009Keep your regulars happy
10/30/2009Gift cards set for holiday season comeback
10/30/2009Credit giant's debit plan tactics called unfair
10/30/2009Wal-Mart starts selling caskets, urns online
10/28/2009Don't turn your nose up at scent marketing
10/28/2009AIFD inundated with new certification inquiries
10/28/2009AIFD inundated with new certification inquiries
10/27/2009For the Love of the Bloom a great success
10/27/2009Fall home decor: Bring the outdoors in
10/27/2009Canada Blooms announces 2010 dates
10/23/2009My love is like a blue, blue rose
10/23/2009Japanese florists selling blue rose
10/23/2009Why real men do buy women flowers
10/23/2009Why real men DO buy women flowers
10/23/2009Women outpacing men as small business owners
10/23/2009Retailers are significant contributors to economy
10/23/2009Retailers are significant contributors to economy
10/16/2009Small business, social media not mixing for some
10/16/2009Weak rental markets give small business owners leverage
10/16/2009Weak rental markets give small biz advantage
10/14/2009Holiday spending forecast weakens
10/14/2009Seized poppy pods disguised as "dried flowers"
10/14/2009Retail exposed to changing shopping habits
10/9/2009Winward supports Lymphoma Foundation Canada
10/9/2009Have you Google Street View'ed yourself?
10/9/2009Have you Google Street View'ed yourself?
10/8/2009Fewer workers fired for faking illness
10/8/2009Small firms outperform bigger rivals during slump
10/8/2009Sold-out products lure consumers: study
10/8/2009Sold-out products lure consumers: study
10/7/2009NRF forecasts one per cent decline in holiday sales
10/7/2009Holiday forecasts revealed
10/6/2009Olympic contracts don't guarantee profit
10/6/2009Olympic contracts don't guarantee profit
10/6/2009Recession-stung stores plan old-fashioned holidays
10/6/2009More African roses via the Netherlands
10/6/2009Small businesses fear HST backlash
10/6/2009Do you use latin floral names in your shop?
October 2009Top Shops: It’s All in the Details
October 2009How Do Your Customers Shop?
10/1/2009Florists share fall flower trends
10/1/2009Flowers in a waffle cone = cool treat
10/1/2009Gala 2009 comes to the west coast this weekend
10/1/2009Flowers in a waffle cone = cool treat
9/30/2009Web exclusive: By Design October 2009
9/30/2009Apology trumps cash for unhappy customers
9/29/2009Turn 'tire kickers' into customers
9/29/2009Retail careers looking brighter than ever
9/25/2009TOP SHOPS: Lilies White
9/25/2009Lilies White video
9/25/2009Lilies White virtual tour
9/25/2009Florist premieres new website
9/24/2009Canadian retailers lose over $3 billion annually to crime
9/22/2009Moms social network more than the average adult
9/17/2009A flowery language
9/17/2009A flowery language
9/17/2009New TLC show follows a florist
9/17/2009New TLC show follows a florist
9/17/2009Florist to the stars shares secrets
9/17/2009Florist to the stars shares secrets
9/15/2009Where did all the flowers come from?
9/15/2009Where did all the flowers come from?
9/11/2009How to go green and stay cost-competitive
9/11/2009Retailers shrink products to counter frugal shoppers
9/11/2009Retailers shrink products to counter frugal shoppers
9/11/2009Boosting your mood with flowers
9/10/2009Toronto florist hosts TV lounge for film fest
9/10/2009Toronto florist hosts TV lounge for film fest
9/9/2009Pricing to the nines
9/9/2009Pricing to the nines
9/8/2009Priced to the nines
9/8/2009It's looking a bit like Christmas - already
9/8/2009It's looking a bit like Christmas – already
9/8/2009Consumer confidence highest in year
9/8/2009Retail Council: budget to benefit B.C. business
9/3/2009Eight ways to make flowers last longer
9/3/2009Dangerous insect found in Miami flower shipment
9/2/2009FTD becomes floral provider for USAA
9/2/2009Man jailed for conning Ottawa florist
9/2/2009Back to school with flowers for teachers
8/31/2009Floristry: a blooming good time
8/28/2009Florist perseveres through downpours
8/28/2009How to plan your exit
8/28/2009Green spaces enhance mood and reduce crime
8/28/2009Plants and greenery enhance mood and reduce crime
8/27/2009Care and handling from field to florist
8/27/2009Care and handling from field to florist
8/27/2009Design demos come to Garden & Florist Expo
8/27/2009Design demos come to Garden & Florist Expo
8/27/20091-800-Flowers.com loses money in 4th quarter
8/27/2009Gift industry hopes flexibility will boost sales
8/25/2009Inside the minds of consumers
8/25/2009Canada small business unprepared for H1N1: survey
8/25/2009Canada small business unprepared for H1N1
8/24/2009U.S. florist talks about credit issues
8/24/2009Bundles provide the look without the hassle
8/24/2009Make over any vase with a Vase-Over
8/24/2009How to sip a flower garden
8/21/2009How to ensure a smooth transition
8/21/2009Canadians flock to loyalty programs
8/20/2009Teleflora announces Wizard of Oz bouquet
8/19/2009'Graham Thomas' is world's favourite rose
8/18/2009Scott's Nursery suffers 'devastating damage'
8/17/2009AIFD offers symposium photographs for sale
8/17/2009AIFD offers symposium photographs for sale
8/17/2009Saksco Fourmet Basket Supplies relocates
8/14/2009Ethnic Canadians prefer businesses who get involved
8/14/2009FTD announces 15th annual Good Neighbour Day
8/13/2009Floral industry loses longtime industry educator
8/13/2009Touring Frankfurt Florists
8/13/2009Touring Frankfurt florists
8/13/2009City enacts ban on cemetary memorials
8/13/2009City enacts ban on cemetery memorials
8/13/2009Canadians are big complainers about service
8/13/2009Canadians big complainers about service
8/13/2009Super Floral Show changes name
8/13/2009FTD sponsored 2009 AIFD symposium
8/13/2009Christmasworld 2009: From the show floor
8/13/2009Christmasworld 2009: From the show floor
8/12/2009Extra resources: Mastering social media
8/11/2009Florist tries subscription-based selling model
8/7/2009Does in-store sampling increase loyalty?
8/7/2009Florist keeps traditions and scatters new ones
8/7/2009Florist keeps traditions and scatters new ones
8/7/2009Why customer service is so bad
8/6/2009The gift of customer feedback
8/5/20091-800-Flowers gets a Facebook headache
8/5/2009SAF: Flowers perfect for unsung heroes
8/5/2009SAF: Flowers perfect for unsung heroes
August/September 2009Point of View: August/September 2009
August/September 2009Decking the Halls With European Style
7/31/2009How peer boards benefit business owners
7/30/2009Hiring tips for small biz owners
7/29/2009Canadian wholesalers talk holiday trends
7/29/2009Canadian wholesalers talk holiday trends
7/29/2009Deck the halls with European trends
7/29/2009Deck the halls with European style
7/29/20091-800-FLOWERS.COM allows Facebook shopping
7/28/2009Fragrances can reduce stress: study
7/28/2009Fragrances can reduce stress
7/28/2009Retail Council applauds tax harminization in B.C.
7/24/2009Mom and Pop operators turn to social media
7/24/2009Flowering through the recession
7/24/2009U.S. florist celebrates 133 years
7/24/2009Oasis launches new floral design site
7/22/2009Action Imports debuts new fall containers
7/22/2009Oasis introduces stackable casket saddle
7/22/2009A vending machine geared for florists
7/22/2009Fall décor from Floridus
7/22/2009London, Ont. florists arrange for smiles
7/22/2009French president spends £660 a day on flowers
7/22/2009 Canadian retail sales surge
7/21/2009Customer tips for your bridal consultation
7/21/2009U.S. florist offers behind-the-scenes look
7/21/2009U.S. florist offers behind-the-scenes look
7/21/2009Article offers do's and don'ts for floral design
7/20/2009Six retail success stories
7/17/2009Fleurs Signées flowers Parliament Hill
7/17/2009Florists dazzle at the World Rose Festival
7/17/2009CPFDA show reveals decorating trends
7/17/2009AIFD launches new designer program
7/17/2009AIFD launches new designer program
7/17/2009Lait Bloomers describe life as a florist
7/16/2009Florist offers party decorating tips
7/16/2009Seasons Christmas Show celebrates five years
7/16/2009To catch a thief
7/16/2009Employees growing disloyal to employers
7/16/2009Employees growing disloyal to employers
7/13/2009Reviewing your staff
7/13/2009How do you review your staff?
7/13/2009Westbrook and Meyer Imports annouce merger
7/13/2009Westbrook and Meyer Imports annouce merger
7/13/2009Ladybug display commemorates gay milestones
7/13/2009Teleflora to bring smiles next week
7/13/2009Large crowds take in first farmers market
7/10/2009Fleur Creatif looking for talent
7/9/2009Fall Maritime Gift Show cancelled
7/9/2009Costly changes in the cards
7/9/2009Rent relief for commercial property
7/9/2009How to value a flower shop
7/8/2009The most-talked about flowers this week
7/8/2009Cornell University hosts floral think tank
7/7/2009Winward Canada and CAFA fundraise for cancer
7/7/2009Engaged couples seeking out urban destinations
7/7/2009Killing cancer with a flower
7/6/2009Fear of debt, fraud affects online shopping
7/6/2009Florist crafts pet-safe bouquets, gift baskets
7/3/2009Kitchen florist: Flowers add beauty, flavor to food
7/3/2009Big apps for small business
7/3/2009Senate: Ottawa must repair credit-card market
6/30/2009The ‘in lieu of’ debate
6/30/2009The customer rules, again
6/30/2009In tough times, companies coddle their regulars
6/29/2009Upping the WOW-factor builds brand loyalty
6/29/2009Upping the wow-factor builds brand loyalty
6/29/2009Beautiful blooms reigned at World Rose Festival
6/25/2009Duo delivers architectural take on flowers
6/24/2009SAF: U.S. florist population down by 14 per cent
6/24/2009SAF: U.S. florist population down by 14 per cent
6/24/2009A-ROO's new Serengeti Collection
6/24/2009Ten ideas to help you cut costs
6/24/2009Ten ideas to help you cut costs
6/24/2009Survey reveals how Canadians shop online
6/24/2009Survey reveals how Canadians shop online
6/24/2009Teleflora partners with MiGi for baby gifts
6/24/2009Five ways your biz can make more money
6/24/200956 per cent of Canadians on a social network
6/23/2009Florist finalist for 'entrepreneur of the year'
6/23/2009The 25 best independents in the U.S.
6/23/2009Whose word-of-mouth matters?
6/23/2009Love and hate by the five-cent bagful
6/19/2009Edible flowers are the new rage
6/19/2009U.S. and Canada finalize organic agreement
6/18/2009Florists get inspiration at Hofland show
6/17/2009Instant flowers at your fingertips
6/17/2009Instant flowers at your fingertips
6/17/2009Colour and style trends at UFG show
6/17/2009Australian designer wows at Toronto Botanical Gardens
6/17/2009Quebec florist to compete for Team Canada
6/17/2009Sherway Gardens host to floral art show
6/17/2009Small businesses confident and optimistic
6/17/2009Birds of a flower flock together
6/16/2009Canada Blooms moving to Direct Energy Centre
6/16/2009Vyn Flowers out of the “Fresh Business”
6/15/2009AIFD launches new certified designer program
6/15/2009AIFD launches new certified designer program
6/15/2009Woman's Day: buy flowers, keep smiling
6/15/2009Woman's Day: buy flowers, keep smiling
6/15/2009Ping.fm makes social media strategy easy
6/12/2009Floral GTIN initiative moves forward quickly
6/12/2009Floral GTIN initiative moves forward
6/12/2009What’s all that Twitter about?
6/12/2009Worldly rose event hits town
6/11/2009Most Canadians donate time or money: survey
6/10/2009Small businesses toying with social networking
6/9/2009Flower giving rituals from Russia
6/9/2009Death takes a holiday
6/9/2009Death takes a holiday
6/9/2009Death takes a holiday
6/5/2009Consumer confidence the highest in 15 months
6/4/2009Send stylish bouquets home as party favours
6/2/2009Google gives small businesses web stats
6/2/2009Google gives small businesses web stats
6/2/2009White House florist retires
6/2/2009Cash-strapped consumers hunt for bargains
6/2/2009Don’t blend tax on price tags, stores say
6/2/2009Text messages can quench plants' thirst
6/2/2009Plastic bag fee takes effect in Toronto
June/July 2009Renewing Sympathy
5/29/2009Floral & Garden Expo appoints new director
5/28/2009Slingflower: a social networking florist
5/28/2009Slingflower: a social networking florist
5/27/2009Boomers shake up funeral industry
5/27/2009Boomers shake up funeral industry
5/27/2009U.S. floral designer works the White House
5/27/2009Flower-buying crowd shrinks at Mother's Day
5/25/2009Twitter proves to be asset for local businesses
5/25/2009Halifax florist plays King for a day
5/22/2009Referral offers your customers can't refuse
5/22/2009The 3/50 project looks out for independents
5/22/2009The 3/50 project looks out for independents
5/20/2009Redcliff florist closing after 50 years in business
5/20/2009Teatro Verde opens new Toronto location
5/19/2009The best things on the net are free
5/19/2009Toronto florist enlists neighbours help
5/19/2009Toronto florist enlists neighbours help
5/14/2009Fewer than 10 per cent of brides cutting costs
5/14/2009Bridal budgets not affected by recession
5/14/2009Why retailing will never be the same again
5/12/2009"Apology" bouquets flying off shelves
5/12/2009Flowers, jewellery top Mother's Day purchases
5/12/2009Ottawa begins credit and debit card inquiry
5/8/2009Canadians continue to spend for good service
5/8/2009Come see us next week!
5/8/2009The power of free
5/8/2009The power of free
5/8/2009The power of free
5/7/2009Research reveals how different ages buy flowers
5/7/2009Research reveals how different ages buy flowers
5/7/2009Research reveals how different ages buy flowers
5/7/2009The art of the self-imposed deadline
5/6/2009Floral brands get aggressive for Mother's Day
5/6/2009Survival steps for retailers in today's economic environment
5/5/2009Mother's Day spending plans revealed
5/5/2009'Botanical Energy' the trend for summer
5/5/2009'Botanical Energy' the trend for summer
5/5/2009Economy forces online retailers to shift focus
5/5/2009How to advertise on YouTube
5/4/2009Flower shop still here a blooming century later
5/4/2009To catch a thief, catch a liar
May 2009Point of View: May 2009
5/1/2009Florist Tech: May 2009
May 2009A Change Will Do You Good
May 2009Advertising With a Plan
4/30/2009CFIB helps businesses prevent fraud
4/28/2009Ornamental sector big and blooming
4/28/2009Canadians plan to show Mom the love
4/27/2009Teleflora ramps up advertising for Mother’s Day
4/27/2009Newspapers still the place to advertise
4/24/2009Smart retailing in tough times
4/24/2009One in five will shop for Mom online: surveys
4/24/2009Online florist ads deliver best same-day sales on Yahoo
4/23/2009Hand painted cards deliver a personal touch
4/23/2009New decorative wall decor
4/23/2009Marble-finished planters from Hofland
4/23/2009A container perfect for designing
4/23/2009Keep bouquets fresh and Super Wet
4/23/2009New armature from Florists Supply
4/23/2009A new flower blooms at Canadian Florist
4/23/2009Small biz owners sacrifice salaries to keep staff
4/23/2009Small biz owners sacrifice salaries to keep staff
4/23/2009Canadian consumer sentiment brightening
4/23/2009Quebec man plans to launch all-obituary channel
4/23/2009Quebec man plans to launch all-obituary channel
4/22/2009Happy Earth Day!
4/21/2009Happy Earth Day!
4/21/2009Sustainabilty in the floral industry
4/21/2009NRF: 67 per cent will buy flowers for mom
4/21/200967 per cent will buy flowers for mom
4/20/2009Canadians frugal, but less fretful
4/17/2009CAFA returns to flower up the Junos
4/17/2009Ontario Flower Growers holds annual design competition
4/17/2009The evolution of a green florist
4/17/2009Canadians planning to do more stay-at-home summer entertaining
4/17/2009Study: greenwashing affects 98 per cent of products
4/17/20091-800-Flowers.com adds new technology for Mother's Day
4/14/2009Are holidays still relevant to the retail florist industry?
4/14/2009Blog Talk: Are holidays still relevant to the retail florist industry?
4/13/2009Sales trends and predictions for Administrative Professionals Week
4/9/2009The 7 new truths about your customers
4/9/2009Customer service 'rules of conduct' for your staff
4/9/2009UAE flower industry endures effects of crisis
4/6/2009Survey: small businesses more confident about themselves than economy
4/6/2009Juno competition a big boost for floral shop
4/6/2009Quebecers intend to spend with care in 2009
4/3/2009Reality or just really good TV?
4/2/2009Retail therapy: Canadians consumed by consumption
4/2/2009Contest winner spreads joy with flowers
April 2009Top Shops: A Green-Eyed Success
4/1/2009Flowers hit the big screen in Times Square
3/31/2009Consumer spending expectations for Easter
3/30/2009Let competition regulate debit and credit card providers: Visa Canada head
3/27/2009Retail Council applauds Ontario's tax harmonization
3/27/2009Retail Council applauds Ontario's tax harmonization
3/27/2009Consumer confidence shows March uptick
3/26/2009Here comes the bride, via the Internet?
3/26/2009Flowers still smell sweet to customers
3/26/2009Canada Blooms again in 2009
3/26/2009Canada Blooms again in 2009
3/26/2009Canada Blooms again in 2009
3/26/2009Plants effective in decreasing tiredness
3/26/2009Plants effective in fighting fatigue
3/25/2009New Fibreglass Container from Hofland
3/25/2009Flameless Candles a Safe Way to Light Up
3/25/2009Mushrooms to Go Wild For
3/25/2009New Eye-catching Planters
3/25/2009Make Complementing Your Roses Easier
3/25/2009Pot Covers Available in a Variety of Colours
3/25/2009Ontario to forge ahead with sales tax reform
3/24/2009Survival steps for retailers in today's economic environment
3/24/2009Survival steps for retailers
3/24/2009Parliamentary hearings to probe VISA/MasterCard gouging
3/23/2009U.S. floral spending rose to $20.9B in 2008
3/23/2009Canada Post blooms with fresh rhododendrons
3/19/2009Most consumers haven't reduced spending: survey
3/16/2009How to get a media hit
3/16/2009How to get a media hit
3/16/2009Fire destroys Winnipeg florist
3/16/2009Big trouble for big-box stores
3/11/2009Cookstown florist blossoms at Junos
3/11/2009Cookstown florist blossoms at Junos
3/11/2009Canadian income tax FAQs for small businesses
3/11/2009Many small businesses believe they are too small to attract fraudsters
3/11/2009Survey reveals many small businesses believe they are too small to attract fraudsters
3/10/2009Stronger industry will emerge from the recession, say SAF leaders
3/10/2009Stronger industry will emerge from the recession, say SAF leaders
3/9/2009Cornell 'Scent' Expert welcomes spring at Canada Blooms
3/9/2009Cornell 'scent' expert at Canada Blooms
3/6/2009Retail trade results and outlook for 2009: CQCD
3/6/2009New Visa cards come with hefty price for retailers
3/2/2009The secrets of selling online
3/2/2009Natural ideas from the Flower Council of Holland
2/27/2009How you can keep your inventory in check
2/27/2009How consumers shop differently today
2/25/2009Study finds that a happy worker a healthy, cheaper worker
2/25/2009A happy worker a healthy, cheaper worker
2/24/2009Printed Totes for Gifts To Go
2/24/2009Send a Message With Chalkboard Vases
2/24/2009Light Up Your Planters
2/24/2009Add Sparkle to Designs With Deco Ice
2/24/2009Containers That Will Brighten Up Any Pot
2/24/2009Artificial Moss Better Than the Real Thing
2/23/2009Big news for Vancouver small business
2/23/2009Canadian employees will face continued decline in salary increases this year
2/23/2009Hiring freeze more likely than layoffs: Survey
2/20/2009Boomer business owners more likely to delay retirement
2/18/2009Who buys flowers online? It isn't men
2/18/2009Who buys flowers online? It isn't men
2/18/2009Environmental survey reveals what Canadians are doing for the environment
2/18/2009What have you done for the environment?
2/17/2009Kenya's flower industry confronts global slump
2/17/2009Organic trade association applauds new Canadian organic regulations
2/17/2009Marketing during a recession
2/17/2009Eighty-two per cent of consumers still buying green: report
2/13/2009OFA's John Holmes dies unexpectedly
2/13/2009Customers who touch a product, buy it: study
2/13/2009If you touch it, you buy it
2/13/2009Companies, not consumers, should pay for Ontario's recycling: report
2/12/2009Confidence up slightly in post-budget environment: survey
2/12/2009Consumer confidence rises slightly
2/12/2009Valentine's blues for flower growers
2/12/2009More media coverage of 'green' Valentine's flowers
2/12/2009U.S. retail sales show unexpected rebound in January
2/11/2009Flower auction in full bloom
2/10/2009Eco-friendly flowers: what your customers are reading
2/10/2009The power of fair-trade flowers
2/10/2009Valentine's Day remains important gift giving occasion for Canadians
2/10/2009Flower power flexes TV muscle
2/10/2009Valentine's Day still important gift-giving occasion
2/9/2009Poll results on Valentine's Day spending habits
2/9/2009Hofland named 2008 CGTA supplier of the year
2/9/2009Her bouquets are bound for Olympic glory
2/9/2009Her bouquets are bound for Olympic glory
2/9/2009Federal budget 2009 aid for Canadian small business
2/9/2009Credit card debt measures an 'insult'
2/6/2009Consumers get frugal, so retailers get creative
2/6/2009Cupid goes head to head with economy this Valentine’s Day in the U.S.
February/March 2009Top Shops: Branching Out
February/March 2009Point of View: Do Florists Need Certification?
2/1/2009Florist Tech: Getting Into Your Customer’s Inbox
2/1/2009Amanda's top ten: Best Blogging Tips
1/30/2009New seminar announced on the West Coast
1/30/2009Women plan to save more in 2009: study
1/30/2009Women plan to save more in 2009
1/29/2009Two florists reveal what reality is like on TV
1/29/2009Two florists reveal what reality is like on TV
1/29/2009What Valentine's Day trends consumers will be looking for
1/29/2009Valentine's Day trends for sweethearts
1/29/2009Sun Life Financial study finds nearly half of Canadians will be working past age 65
1/28/2009Study: Nearly half of Canadians will be working past age 65
1/28/2009Budget breakdown for small businesses
1/28/2009Budget breakdown for small businesses
1/28/2009Businesses cheer credit boost, tax cuts
1/28/2009CFIB reaction to federal budget 2009
1/28/2009Federal budget offers a measure of hope for Canadian retailers: Retail Council of Canada
1/26/2009Video becoming indispensable for e-retailers
1/26/2009Why young people should opt for a retail career
1/26/2009Consumer confidence rebounds slightly
1/23/2009May Arts Introduces Five New Wholesale Ribbons for Valentine's Day
1/23/2009Smithers-Oasis Launches Line of Glass Vases
1/23/2009New Spring Glass Vase Line
1/23/2009Cottage chic looks for spring
1/23/2009Illume Presents Candles for Him & Her
1/23/2009Scheurich provides containers with colour
1/22/2009Retail sales fall 2.4 per cent in November
1/21/2009Retailers adjust to the new frugality
1/20/2009Canadians turn to newspapers in times of crisis
1/20/2009Five recession business mistakes you don’t want to make
1/20/2009Nimblest retailers will trump hard times
1/16/2009Wal-Mart Canada unveils environmental demonstration store
1/16/2009Why retailers are fed up over hidden credit card fees
1/16/2009Shoppers torn on paying for bags
1/15/2009Humour the secret ingredient to making an ad sucessful
1/15/2009Humour the secret ingredient to making an ad successful
1/13/2009In downturn, brides-to-be embrace their inner paper-bag princess
1/13/2009The recession's frugal bride
1/13/2009 Web shoppers care more about payment security than pricing, survey says
1/13/2009Canadians still choose retailers over discounters during holidays: Moneris
1/13/2009Canadians chose retailers over discounters during holidays: Moneris
1/13/2009Credit card costs go up and stores begin to feel pinch
1/13/2009Teleflora suits up for Super Bowl
1/9/2009Color Marketing Group predicts hot colour trends for 2009
1/9/2009More economic pain expected in 2009
1/9/2009Shoppers visit to buy on ProFlowers.com
1/9/2009More hot colour trends for 2009
1/8/2009Multiple names can boost e-commerce traffic and sales
1/8/2009Depressionista? Wal-Mart is the hot new store
1/8/2009After sales, will shoppers pay full price again?
1/6/2009Crossword: Preparing for Valentine's Day
1/6/2009Top Shop: Stems Floral Gallery online exclusive
1/6/2009Research has relevance for florists' Valentine's Day sales
1/6/2009Manitoba will see two minimum wages increases in 2009
1/6/2009Year-end checklist for small businesses
1/5/2009 Canadian retailers face a bleak New Year
1/5/2009Study reveals that shoppers are finding malls 'boring'
1/5/2009Holiday shoppers sought out online reviews: Nielsen
January 2009Top Shops: Two Stems Ahead
1/1/2009Amanda's top ten: Maximize Your Time
12/23/2008Consumer confidence plummets to lowest level in 26 years
12/23/2008Economic forecast predicts Canadians will get poorer in 2009
12/23/2008Bargaining makes a comeback
12/23/2008Blogs find favour as buying guides
12/23/2008Blogs find favour as buying guides
12/23/2008Bargaining makes a comeback
12/23/2008Economic forecast predicts Canadians will get poorer in 2009
12/23/2008Consumer confidence plummets to lowest level in 26 years
12/22/2008Colour trends for 2009
12/22/2008Colour trends for 2009
12/22/2008Saskatchewan economy staying strong, says RBC Economics
12/22/2008RBC says Ontario's economy slipping into a recession
12/22/2008Decorators are seeing red, copper and gold this Christmas
12/22/2008Cutting back can mean less room for technology
12/22/2008How to go green and stay cost-competitive
12/22/2008The secrets of marketing in a web 2.0 world
12/22/2008The secrets of marketing in a Web 2.0 world
12/22/2008Retail sales fall 0.9 per cent in October
12/17/2008Happy holidays from Canadian Florist!
12/17/2008RCC applauds Alberta Premier's call to Harper for limits on credit and debit fees
12/17/2008Shoppers keeping credit cards in their wallets
12/17/2008Shoppers keeping credit cards in their wallets
12/17/2008Canadian holiday retail sales to prove more resilient than expected: observers
12/17/2008Canadian holiday retail sales to prove more resilient than expected: observers
12/17/2008National small business optimism near record low
12/17/2008National small business optimism near record low
12/16/200810 advertising words to avoid in 2009
12/16/2008Canadians are committed to investing in their homes
12/16/2008Canadians are committed to investing in their homes
12/15/2008Holiday music sensitive to economic stress
12/15/2008Baby boomer buying power: A force to reckon with
12/15/2008Baby boomer buying power: A force to reckon with
12/12/2008Consumers remain cautious and expert to curtail spending this holiday
12/12/2008Natural light a bright idea for retailers
12/12/2008Natural light a bright idea for retailers
12/12/2008Adding social media to your small business marketing tool kit
12/12/2008Holiday shoppers treated like celebrities
12/11/2008Canada's economy will shrink sharply next year: Scotiabank
12/11/2008More consumers click on 'print' for online coupon savings
12/11/2008U.S. retail sales post big drop in November
12/11/2008Canadian small business owners are happy to go it alone
12/11/2008Canadian small business owners are happy to go it alone
12/10/2008Canada 'entering a recession,' central bank slashes key rate to 1.5 per cent
12/10/2008Turnover increases retail productivity: StatsCan
12/9/2008Beware of discounting in tough times
12/9/2008Research firm predicts retail recovery by mid-2009
12/9/2008U.S. retailers texting and 'twittering' sales promotions
12/9/2008Sears becomes first major Canadian retailer to offer personalized gift cards
12/5/2008Shopping bag deadines eased in Toronto
12/5/2008Gift cards in depth: the lure of plastic
12/5/2008Credit card fee battle in the cards?
12/5/2008Credit card fee battle in the cards?
12/2/2008Holly's symbolism at Christmas goes way back
12/2/2008Wary shoppers point to sharp drop in outlook
12/2/2008Christmas selling tips for 2008
12/2/2008Web exclusive: Christmas selling tips for 2008
12/2/2008Web exclusive: Christmas selling tips for 2008
11/27/2008Hot trends for holiday 2008
11/27/2008Hot trends for holiday 2008
11/27/2008Metz Canada Ltd. enters merger agreement with Flying Dutch Flowers Inc.
11/26/2008Scheurich trends towards nature
11/26/2008Pioneer Wholesale Co. Offers a New Bouquet Holder
11/26/2008Hofland Introduces New Ceramics
11/26/2008Shimmer Wrap Wristlet from Oasis
11/26/2008Capturing the scent of the holidays
11/26/2008Coldpack Airliner Technology Offers Solution to Packaging Problems
11/26/2008Downtown Montreal retailers can stay open late
11/26/2008Common mistakes retailers make on Black Friday
11/26/2008Flowers in fashion on the red carpet
11/25/2008Retail sales rise in September
11/25/2008Retail sales rise in September
11/25/2008Two-thirds of Canadians say they plan to holiday shop at Wal-Mart
11/24/2008New step-by-step guide helps floral companies benefit from GTIN box coding
11/24/2008New step-by-step GTIN guide for florists
11/24/2008Shoppers cash-strapped, cranky this season
11/24/2008Shoppers cash-strapped, cranky this season
11/24/2008Confidence sags to '92 recession levels
11/24/2008One-fifth of marketers send e-mails after users unsubscribe
11/21/2008Social networking sites are an inexpensive way to reach audience
11/21/20081-800-Flowers.com announces Celebrations.com
11/21/2008Banks can now offer multiple credit card brands
11/21/2008Banks can now offer multiple credit card brands
11/21/2008Flowers make magazine's gift-giving list
11/21/2008Flowers make magazine's gift-giving list
11/20/2008Internet shopping clicks with Canadians in 2007
11/20/2008Internet shopping clicks with Canadians in 2007
11/20/2008Canadians spending less online: poll
11/20/2008Canadians spending less online in 2008: poll
11/18/2008Nov/Dec 2008: By Design Exclusive
11/18/2008Nov/Dec 2008: Coast to Coast Photo Exclusive
11/18/2008Economic sentiment sours, consumers cut spending: Survey
11/18/2008Gift card spending drops as budget-focused holiday shoppers look for bargains
11/18/2008Gift card spending drops as budget-focused holiday shoppers look for bargains
11/18/2008Flowers Canada Convention Coverage 2008
11/17/2008Internet shopping rises 61% in two years: StatsCan
11/14/2008Online bargain hunters get social
11/14/2008Two-thirds of consumers will use the web for part of holiday shopping: Shop.org
11/14/2008Retailers adjusting return policies to provide good customer service in down economy
November/December 2008Amanda's Top Ten: Interview Techniques
November/December 2008Top Shops: 130 Years Strong
11/11/2008Will that be cash or cellphone?
11/11/2008Flower sales boost United Online earnings, stock takes off
11/11/2008Flower shop proposal made on CBC's Dragons' Den
11/10/2008Keeping your point-of-sale secure
11/10/2008Canadian economy hitting skids in time for Christmas
11/7/2008Canada's first ever Red Day just three weeks away
11/6/20082008 Garden & Florist Expo: Floral Stage
11/6/20082008 Garden & Florist Expo: Floral Stage
11/6/20082008 Flowers Canada Toronto Chapter Gold Cup Competition
11/6/20082008 Flowers Canada Toronto Chapter Gold Cup Competition
11/6/2008U.S. small-business owners lobby to cut credit card fees
11/6/2008Retailers' results rise despite hard times
11/4/2008Retail holiday season to ring a little less loudly
11/4/2008Retail holiday season to ring a little less loudly: Ernst & Young
11/3/2008Grand & Toy launches new networking site for small businesses
11/3/2008Scotiabank launches one-stop web site for small business owners
11/3/2008Scotiabank launches one-stop website for small business owners
10/31/2008What to do when Wal-Mart sets up shop
10/31/2008Consumers second-guess everyday spending
10/31/2008Consumers second-guess everyday spending
10/31/2008New Wal-Mart style unifies stores
10/31/2008World Rose Festival coming to Vancouver in 2009
October 2008Eastern Edge: Poppies, Plant of Joy delivers cutting edge flair
10/29/2008Remembering Edmonton florist Ron Lelievre
10/29/2008B.C. retail sales trend continues to decline
10/28/2008Teleflora introduces Tinker Bell Bouquet
10/28/2008NRF: Gift cards to be the most requested gift this holiday
10/28/2008NRF: Gift cards to be the most requested gift this holiday
10/28/2008Calgary florist gives tips on how to give more than just roses
10/27/2008Retailers bite the price bullet for Christmas
10/24/2008CAFA hosts 2008 Art in E-motion design show
10/24/2008CAFA hosts 2008 Art in E-motion design show
10/24/2008Canadians cut retail spending in August
10/24/2008Canadians cut retail spending in August
10/23/2008Relief on the way for B.C. small businesses
10/23/2008Relief on the way for B.C. small businesses
10/23/2008Small business set to outperform in downturn
10/23/2008Small business set to outperform in downturn
10/23/2008Retail industry expert offers holiday sales predictions
10/23/2008Retail industry expert offers holiday sales predictions
10/23/2008Price cuts reveal the fears of retailers
10/22/2008By Design online exclusive: Louisa Lam, CPFD
10/22/2008By Design online exclusive: Louisa Lam, CPFD
10/16/2008U.S. holiday shoppers planning to make a budget and check it twice
10/16/2008U.S. retailers report sluggish September sales
10/16/2008Cause marketing makes for good sales
10/16/2008Come see us at Garden & Florist Expo
10/14/2008Price-sensitive consumers lift discounters
10/10/2008Protecting your business from business interruption
10/10/2008Fighting retail crime
10/10/2008 Who's responsible for educating your staff?
10/9/2008Consumers nervous and retailers respond with sales as recession fears loom
10/8/2008Sliding consumer confidence could put a damper on holiday sales cheer
10/8/2008Sliding consumer confidence could put a damper on holiday sales cheer
10/8/2008The FPO helps florists increase Halloween sales
10/8/2008Quebec consumers plan to spend less
10/8/2008Penny costs more than a cent to make
10/8/2008Retail degrees meet strong demand
10/8/2008P.E.I's economy showing resilience against turbulent North American market
10/8/2008P.E.I's economy showing resilience against turbulent North American market
10/6/2008Flower promos take root at SAF/FPO "Vitamin F" video shoot
10/6/2008Retailers prepare for weak holiday sales season
10/2/2008CPFD holds the People's Choice Competition 2008
10/2/2008CPFD holds the People's Choice Competition 2008
10/1/2008Floral Paradise trade show a success
10/1/2008Top Shops: Eastern Edge
9/30/2008Halloween celebrations rise as consumers look to escape everyday realities
9/30/2008Halloween celebrations rise as consumers look to escape everyday realities
9/30/2008New Brunswick florist designs for Sir Elton John
9/30/2008Scams affecting the Canadian floral industry
9/29/2008Economists foresee gloomy Canadian retail picture
9/29/2008GTA independent retailers speak their mind
9/29/2008Wal-Mart sets goal to reduce its global plastic shopping bag waste by one-third
9/29/2008Retailers working to offer customer the all-in-one experience
9/26/2008MEI Makes Temporary Portable Displays Easy
9/26/2008Mercury Glass Offers Sleek, Silvery Shine
9/26/2008New Olympia Line from Hofland
9/26/2008Sparkle Pots Add Glitz to Holiday Plants
9/26/2008Artificial Palm Tree Brings the Tropics Indoors
9/26/2008Smaller retailers can do just fine with a little independent thought
9/26/2008The small store guide to holiday survival
9/25/2008Send in your stories!
9/25/2008Send in your stories!
9/25/2008Send in your stories!
9/25/2008Send in your stories!
9/25/2008Send in your stories!
9/25/2008Send in your stories!
9/25/2008Tips for building a small business website
9/25/2008Florverde certified flower growers recognized at international flower show
9/25/2008B.C industry brings in comprehensive plan on plastic bags
9/25/2008B.C industry brings in comprehensive plan on plastic bags
9/24/2008How the net generation is changing retail
9/24/2008Canadian consumers hunt for bargains
9/24/2008Retail sales in Calgary continue to grow
9/24/2008Retail jobs no longer 'just a pit stop in life'
9/24/2008Retail Council makes it easy for retailers to lobby MPs
9/24/2008Forecast: Holiday season sales will be at lowest since 1991
9/24/2008Retail Council makes it easy for retailers to lobby MPs
9/24/2008Retail jobs no longer 'just a pit stop in life'
9/24/2008Canadian consumers hunt for bargains
9/23/2008NRF releases holiday 2008 forecast
9/23/2008NRF releases holiday 2008 forecast
9/22/2008Consumer confidence rises on strength of future expectations
9/22/2008Shoppers want more personalization in gift cards
9/22/2008Social networking sites attracting boomers
9/22/2008FTD's new owners plan promotions
9/22/2008U.S. bans flower exports from New Zealand
9/22/2008Survey: U.S. shoppers trade down - but not on all items
9/22/2008Educational opportunities at Florist Expo
August/September 2008Fuelling the Industry: How gas prices affect the floral world
August/September 2008Amanda's Top 10: Telephone Etiquette
August/September 2008Point of View: Developing a New Tool for the Trade
August/September 2008Florist Tech: Troubleshooting Your Digital Images
9/17/2008Come see us at the CanWest Hort Show
August/September 2008Top Shops: A Walk on the Wild Side
9/15/2008U.S. retailers report weak August sales
9/12/2008Alberta bans expiry dates for gift cards
9/11/2008Toronto eyes retail ban on packaging
9/11/2008Toronto eyes retail ban on packaging
9/11/2008Peonies grace the runway at New York fashion week
9/11/2008Peonies grace the runway at New York fashion week
9/11/2008Canadian small and independent businesses stand up to credit card companies
9/11/2008Canadian small and independent businesses stand up to credit card companies
9/11/2008New campaign urges consumers to get daily dose of Vitamin F
9/11/2008New campaign urges consumers to get daily dose of Vitamin F
9/10/2008Employee word-of-mouth can help promote your business
9/8/2008Employees want to help companies go green
9/8/2008Gift card buyers seek a personal touch
9/4/2008Survey: older demographics biggest users of green products
9/4/2008New-era mall gives pedestrians a leg up
9/4/2008The effect of social networking on retailers
9/4/2008Has consumer pessimism peaked?
9/4/2008Smaller retailers see boost as shoppers stay closer to home
8/28/2008Send us your pictures!
8/28/2008Send us your pictures!
8/28/2008Send us your pictures!
8/28/2008Send us your pictures!
8/28/2008Send us your pictures!
8/28/2008Send us your pictures!
8/28/2008Send us your pictures!
8/28/2008Send us your pictures!
8/28/2008Send us your pictures!
8/28/2008Send us your pictures!
8/28/2008Send us your pictures!
8/28/2008Send us your pictures!
8/28/2008Send us your pictures!
8/28/2008Send us your pictures!
8/28/2008Send us your pictures!
8/28/2008Send us your pictures!
8/28/2008Send us your pictures!
8/28/2008Spooky sightings from Halloween
8/28/2008Send us your pictures!
8/28/2008Send us your pictures!
8/28/2008Send us your pictures!
8/28/2008Send us your pictures!
8/28/2008Send us your pictures!
8/28/2008Send us your pictures!
8/28/2008Send us your pictures!
8/28/2008Send us your pictures!
8/28/2008Send us your pictures!
8/28/2008Send us your pictures!
8/28/2008Send us your pictures!
8/28/2008Scams affecting the Canadian floral industry
8/28/2008Scams affecting the Canadian floral industry
8/28/2008Scams affecting the Canadian floral industry
8/28/2008Scams affecting the Canadian floral industry
8/28/2008Canadian customers won't wait around
8/28/2008Canadian customers won't wait around
8/27/2008Teleflora and Stand Up to Cancer join forces
8/27/2008Winner of first JTV/uBloom design contest announced
8/25/2008Six Canadians receive AIFD accreditation
8/25/2008Six Canadians receive AIFD accreditation
8/25/2008Surrey florists go green with recycling initiative
8/25/2008Surrey florists go green with recycling initiative
8/25/2008Gas prices pushed inflation rate to 3.4 per cent in July
8/22/2008Element Imports’ New Eco Line
8/22/2008New Celtic Red Collection from Action Imports
8/22/2008Royal Green Introduces Green Potted Calla Lily
8/22/2008New fall coloured bouquet
8/15/2008Customers in control online
8/14/2008Florist beware! Scams occuring in the industry
8/14/2008Florist beware! Scams occuring in the industry
8/14/2008Retail advice for changing times
8/14/2008Retail advice for changing times
8/14/2008Consumers gravitating towards Canadian-made giftware
8/14/2008Young workers look for green employers
8/14/2008New eco-group of consumers: precyclers
8/14/2008New eco-group of consumers: precyclers
8/12/2008A look at home decor trends for 2009
8/12/2008A look at home decor trends for 2009
8/11/20081-800-Flowers.com debuts Blackberry-friendly ordering service
8/11/20081-800-Flowers.com debuts BlackBerry-friendly ordering service
8/8/2008By Design: Susan MacInosh
8/8/2008By Design: Susan MacIntosh
8/7/2008Florist-hair salon combination a hit
8/5/2008Canadian retailers within rights to refuse $50 bills
8/1/2008 Canadians environmentally concerned but distrust 'green' claims
7/31/2008First Ever Floral Paradise Trade Show Comes to Mississauga
7/31/2008First ever Floral Paradise Trade Show comes to Mississauga
7/31/2008Floral Paradise comes to Mississauga today!
7/31/2008Canadians turning to coupons to cope with higher living costs
7/31/2008Canadians turning to coupons to cope with higher living costs
7/31/2008Summer means vacation - how to get away worry-free
7/31/2008Vacation worry free!
7/31/2008Malls declining in favour of all-in-one experience
7/31/2008Canadian retailers aim to drive customer traffic with more stores under one roof
7/31/2008Malls declining in favour of all-in-one experience
7/28/2008Study: Internet strategy essential to offline retail
7/28/2008Internet driving sales at offline retailers
7/24/2008Retail sales edge up in May, fuelled by higher gas prices
7/24/2008Florists can celebrate the New Year at the Rose Parade
7/24/2008New wedding book from BloomNet
7/22/2008Teleflora Kicks Off 2008 Make Someone Smile® Week
7/18/2008What would you like to read more about?
7/18/2008What would you like to read more about?
7/17/2008Getaway for the Weekend at the Fall 2008 FTD Canadian Florist Conference
7/17/2008Getaway for the Weekend at the Fall 2008 FTD Canadian Florist Conference
7/15/2008AIFD's 2008 national symposium a success
7/15/2008AIFD's 2008 national symposium a success
7/15/2008Major update unveiled for FTD Mercury POS
7/11/2008Oshawa florist discusses reasons for closure
7/10/2008Pick Ontario takes 'go local' to Queen's Park
7/10/2008Pick Ontario takes 'go local' to Queen's Park
7/8/2008Florverde flower growers recognized by GLOBALGAP standard
7/8/2008Number of retail florists decline in the U.S.
7/8/2008Number of retail florists decline in the U.S.
7/8/2008Woman's World gives flowers good PR
7/4/2008Neville goes on the level with the CBC
7/4/2008Neville goes on the level with the CBC
7/4/2008Consumer spending to slow, says TD Bank
7/4/2008Consumer spending to slow, says TD Bank
7/2/2008Retail sales rise 0.6 per cent in April after flat March
7/2/2008Eco line wins Super Floral Show award
7/2/2008AIFD symposium to present latest trends
7/2/2008'Longlasting Beauty' - new book from Fleur Creatif
6/30/2008Florist celebrates 120 years
6/26/2008Reuse/recycle vases campaign draws in customers
6/26/2008Reuse/recycle vases campaign draws in customers
6/26/2008Competition Bureau releases guidelines to prevent greenwashing
6/25/2008New additions to 2008 Garden & Florist Expo
6/25/2008CIFDs return to Dubai a success
6/23/2008New home and garden decor show comes to Toronto
6/18/2008 High fuel costs a silver lining for Wal-Mart
6/17/2008Retail jobs a refuge for older Americans
6/16/2008Florida florist managing gas prices
June/July 2008Point of View: Relating to Your Funeral Director
6/16/2008The cost of rising fuel prices
6/16/2008The cost of rising fuel prices
June/July 2008Amanda's Top 10: Customer Turnofffs
June/July 2008Make Over Your Shop: Ten steps to a brand new look
6/13/2008FC Toronto Chapter holds annual wedding design show
6/13/2008FC Toronto Chapter holds annual wedding design show
6/13/2008Stats Can reveals who's going online
6/13/2008Stats Can reveals who's going online
6/12/2008Ergonomic Designing
6/12/2008Colour-ology 101
6/12/2008Colour-ology 101
6/12/2008Flowers Help Second World War Couple Reconnect
6/12/2008Flowers Help Second World War Couple Reconnect
6/12/2008Flowers Help Second World War Couple Reconnect
6/10/2008CIFD travels back to Dubai to speak at conference
6/10/2008Study says some female shoppers are recession-proof
6/10/2008Urban retailers show growth in early 2008
6/10/2008John G. Hofland founder passes away
6/4/2008Love it or hate it?
6/4/2008Love it or hate it?
6/4/2008Highlights from Floral Summit 2008
6/4/2008Highlights from Floral Summit 2008
6/4/2008Don’t ignore the boomers!
6/4/2008Don’t ignore the boomers!
6/4/2008Survey shows Canadian retailers are taking necessary actions to combat theft
6/4/2008Survey shows Canadian retailers are taking more security measures
6/4/2008Retail Council of Canada launches independent retailer project
6/4/2008Is the customer always right?
6/3/2008Vancouver Olympics in search of florist for 2010
5/30/2008New silk premade bouquets from Pioneer Wholesale Co.
5/30/2008Is the customer always right?
5/30/2008Grow local, test for chemicals, study of preferences for organic foods suggests
5/29/2008Dad takes back seat to gas and food costs
5/27/2008The sales economy: Canada now has more workers in stores than factories
5/27/2008Remembering an industry pioneer
5/26/2008B.C. florist gives out flowers for recycled vases
5/26/2008U.S. florists talk about industry struggles
5/26/2008Preston Bailey's mantra: Go BIG or stay home
5/23/2008Canadian retail sales weaker than expected
5/21/2008Report on Mother's Day 2008
5/21/2008Report on Mother's Day 2008
5/21/2008Florists talk bridal trends
5/21/2008A snapshot of wedding trends
5/21/2008A snapshot of wedding trends
5/16/2008NRF: U.S. retail sales rose in April
5/14/2008Toronto Star puts grocery store flowers to the test
5/14/2008NRF: Gift cards and cash popular grad gifts
5/14/2008OFA Short Course one of 200 largest U.S. trade shows
5/9/2008Small businesses have cautious outlook on future
5/8/2008Blumebud: A Vase and Card Holder All in One
5/8/2008Vazu USA Introduces Low-cost, Sturdy Vase
5/8/2008FTD acquired by United Online Inc.
5/8/2008Send us your pictures!
5/8/2008Send us your pictures!
5/8/2008Send us your pictures!
5/8/2008Send us your pictures!
5/8/2008Send us your pictures!
5/8/2008Send us your pictures!
5/8/2008Send us your pictures!
5/8/2008Send us your pictures!
5/8/2008Score one for the retail florist
5/8/2008Score one for the retail florist
5/6/2008B.C. florist warns about credit-card scam
5/6/2008U.S. consumer magazines promote flower power
5/6/2008Free e-cards feature renowned floral images
May 2008The Middle Link: Floral wholesalers talk cold chain
May 2008Amanda's Top 10: Hot Wedding Trends
May 2008Point of View: Managing the Cold Chain 101
5/1/2008Gas prices affecting florists in U.S.
5/1/2008Poll: 22 per cent will buy flowers for mom
4/29/2008New study supports flowers positive effect at work
4/29/2008Valentine's Day sales up from 2007 in U.S.
4/25/2008Date change alert: FC Toronto Chapter design show
4/24/2008Op-ed addresses flowers and Columbian free-trade
4/24/2008Retail sales in Canada slip in February
4/23/2008FridgeRefresh helps flowers last
4/23/2008Precious Metals Line from Action Imports
4/23/2008New Sherbert Line Just in Time for Spring
4/23/2008Temkin Introduces Biodegradable Film
4/23/2008Cherry Blossom Tree Detailed and Realistic
4/23/2008Scheurich’s New Pot Offers a Natural Look
4/23/2008New Vase Perfect for Spring
4/22/2008Going green on Earth Day
4/22/2008NRF: Consumers won't spend as much this Mother's Day
4/21/2008Celebrate Earth Day
4/21/2008Celebrating Earth Day
April 2008Amanda"s Top Ten: Businesses in the Green
4/18/2008Hofland introduces line of candleholders
4/18/2008Hofland introduces line of candleholders
4/18/2008New container complements blooms
4/18/2008New line of ceramics from Action Imports
4/18/2008Hpnotiq's Bubbles 'n Blue is the only way to say "I do"
4/18/2008Extech Data Systems announces new thermal printer
4/16/2008Mother's Day statistics from the FPO
4/16/2008Florist uses t-shirt to talk about the environment
April 2008Point of View: Fair Trade Blooms
4/15/2008Chip and PIN technology catching on
4/15/2008Chip and PIN technology catching on
4/15/2008Florist recycles vases for Earth Day
4/14/2008Streetside florist
4/11/2008SAF urges U.S. funeral directors to omit "in lieu of"
4/11/2008Retail sales in 2008 unlikely to beat 2007
4/11/2008Retail sales in 2008 unlikely to beat 2007
4/8/2008Ontario growers vote yes
4/8/2008Online sales climb in U.S. despite economy
4/8/2008New organza ribbon available in variety colours, sizes
4/8/2008Martha Stewart flower line launched
4/4/2008Fresh trends: Freesias to go
4/2/2008Credit card rates and fees could be changing soon
4/1/20082008 AIFD Symposium to Present Latest Trends
3/31/2008Minimum wage increases across Canada
3/31/2008Ontario Flower Growers Sprouts New Consumer Brand
3/28/2008Retail spending in Canada up in January
3/26/2008Selling flowers helps homeless man blossom
3/26/2008Teleflora launches The Flower Blog
3/26/2008Retail profits in 2006 highest in four years
3/24/2008Flower and garden trends from Canada Blooms
3/24/2008Columnist: Kenyan roses bring social, environmental change
3/20/2008Wal-Mart 'Green Store' Cuts Energy
3/20/2008Bank of Canada Helps Fight on Fraud
3/19/2008Campaigning for Local Flowers
3/19/2008Organic Trade Association sees promise in federal government support
3/17/2008Canada in full bloom
October 2007Grower Direct - A Floral Franchise
2/28/2008Down to the Wire
February/March 2008Amanda's Top 10: February/March 2008
February/March 2008Point of View: Bonding with your wholesaler
February/March 2008Tax time trip-ups: Tips to help you file your return
January 2008Point of View: January 2008
January 2008Amanda's Top 10: January 2008
January 2008Removing Red
January 2008CAFA Celebrates 15 Years
November-December 2007Stress Busting 101
November-December 2007A Look Inside: November/December 2007
October 2007Floral Liaisons Networking in the Industry
August-September 2007Fair Trade Decoded
August-September 2007Tivoli Florist