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Oct
2018
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What Do Good Florists Always Do?

There are certain recurring habits that good florists engage in to ensure their businesses are successful. Some of these are: Always plan well. Good florists are well organised and plan ahead. Planning ahead allows you to be efficient which creates to less waste. Less waste of resources ensures you maximise your gains. Update your product...
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27
Sep
2018
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How to avoid getting stuck with seasonal merchandise!

“A rolling stone gathers no moss”. Plan ahead and keep working your merchandise. Every year without fail, all major selling events such as Christmas, Valentines and Mother’s Day always happen and create sales. Many retailers often avoid or miss the seasonal selling opportunity because they are afraid of buying products that will be left over...
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10
Sep
2018
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To foam or not to foam – What is the question about no floral foam

When florists make arrangements they usually need to use floral foam to secure their flowers and offer the flowers a water source. This has been happening since 1954 when Mr V. L. Smithers discovered and started manufacturing Oasis® Floral foam. The original formula of floral foam is not biodegradable and has an impact on land...
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29
May
2018
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When Should I Mark Down And Clear Slow Selling Products?

When should I mark down and clear slow selling products? The first cut is the deepest. There is a saying in retail; your first markdown should be your biggest and best. We all end up having something that does not sell well whether it is fresh flowers or gift lines. These products are burning a...
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19
Apr
2018
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Potted Orchids – Real Versus Artificial And How To Care For Them

Known for their exotic and stunning blooms, potted orchids are becoming a popular addition to many households. With a little knowledge and care, they can grow and prosper in any home. How To Care For Fresh Orchids People who are new to caring for orchids are surprised to find they aren’t potted in soil like most...
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28
Mar
2018
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Introducing the World’s First Floral Foam with Enhanced Biodegradability

In our industry, the will to reduce plastics and move towards eco-friendly solutions has been building up. Following years of development in response to consumer trends and the demand of customers, Smithers-Oasis has introduced the latest generation of OASIS® Floral Foam, called Maxlife, the first floral foam with Enhanced Biodegradability. As we announced it in...
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23
Mar
2018
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10 Beautiful LED Candle Feature Ideas For Your Home

Celebrate the sultry festive seasons and get creative after the sun dips down with beautiful LED candles that will transform your home into a luxury holiday space instantly by providing all of the perks of regular candles with none of the risks. LED candles are the perfect lighting solution for your romantic candle lit dinners,...
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