Ever wonder how we came to celebrate Valentine's Day with roses?
Valentine's Day is observed all across the world, and many consider this one of their favorite holidays. Celebrating romantic love, friendship, kindness and sweetness with flowers as the #2 most gifted, candy-chocolate #3 and greeting cards being #1.How Valentine's Day Began
With the holidays now behind us, most retailers will have a chance to relax—but not florists.
Valentine’s Day—or shall we say, Valentine’s week—is one of the busiest holidays for flower shops, with over 198 million roses sold. It’s a good idea to get a jump on your flower and supply ordering so that you can be organized […]
Opening a flower shop is a great career opportunity. You get to be creative and work with flowers all day, right?
Well, yes. However, there are so many other facets when it comes to opening a flower shop business. The floral industry does require much more than just designing flowers. Remember, you are selling, designing, delivering, marketing and much more!We asked florist's all around the world to share their most crucial advice/tips on opening a flower business. If you are thinking or just starting […]
Prepping roses is the key ingredient in providing customers with a long lasting arrangement.
With a busy Valentine's Day just around the corner, in this blog we will focus on prepping roses for maximum longevity. Good […]
Florists now is the time to gear up and prepare - Valentine's Day is approaching at lightning speed!
It is important to be ahead of the Valentine's Day flower rush! Valentine's Day is one of the busiest and possibly the most profitable holiday of the year, compared to Mother's Day.
In this blog, we will create a step by step checklist to make it easier for you to maintain organization and increase profits in your flowers shop for a […]
A Florist Guide to Planning Your Year
The floral industry, a fast-paced business, that's ahead of seasons & holidays.
To most florist's, planning the year is second nature, however, it always helps to have a set plan to organize everyone's duties. In this blog, we present an easy guide for all your floral yearly planning. […]
Every season Floranext releases a new set of banners for our Florist Websites. Here is our new batch of beautiful Valentine's Day and Spring banners for our florist website customers!
Valentine's Day is the busiest and potentially most profitable day for any flower shop. So what can you do to make your life a little easier (and make more money!). Here are some tips from Floranext. Let us know your suggestions in the comments section below![…]
Is your flower shop ready for bad weather on Vday?A flower shop's worst nightmare - freezing cold temperature, lots of snow and ice the week of Valentine's Day! The fix - make it a Valentine’s Week!When the blizzard of 1978 was bearing down on New York City, Mayor Koch announced it to be Valentine’s Week! This was a win-win for everyone.New Yorkers could celebrate Vday anytime of that week by sending flowers, going to dinner and giving gifts and still feel like they celebrated […]
All business owners know the best kind of recommendation is a personal one.
A friend recommending a product or service beats a TV or radio ad any day. So how can you generate word-of-mouth advertising for your florist website for Valentine's Day?In the era of social media, getting people talking about your business isn't too hard. Here's what we have done for our own flower shop. It's three simple rules that add up to: "Love Your Customers And They Will Love You Back."
1. Collect Emails From Customers
You should be […]