2
May
2019
1

Glue Gun Buying Guide

Glue guns and glue sticks are used for many applications in crafting, beading and jewellery making, floristry and artificial flower arranging, upholstery and even woodwork. They are long lasting and very inexpensive craft tools. This glue gun guide will help you buy the best glue gun for your needs. How do glue guns work? A...
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3
Apr
2019
1

What’s floristry got to do with potted plants?

Many retail florists embrace that they are part of the ‘gift giving’ industry and sell a wide variety of gifts to complement their fresh flower sales. Amongst the flowers and gifts, potted plants have been sold side-by-side as a distinct part of the retail offering. But now, potted plants have started to appear in the...
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1
Apr
2019
2

A Simple Guide To Creating The Perfect ANZAC Day Wreath

ANZAC Day is a day we remember those Australian and New Zealand troops who gave their lives fighting for our country; not just at Gallipoli in 1915, but all the troops before and after who have served our country. ANZAC Day is highly regarded as one of the most significant national days on our calendar,...
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1
Feb
2019
1

Whose customer experience is it?

In business today, be it online, in store or in person, we are constantly being told that it is all about the ‘customer experience’. This could not be further from the truth. But I ask myself: is it my interpretation of what the customer experience should be, or is it the customer’s interpretation of the...
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14
Jan
2019
1

Imported roses or locally grown? That is the question.

Imported roses or locally grown? I think it would be fair to say that everyone you would ask would prefer to buy Australian grown products. But the Federal Department of Agriculture show that Australia imported more than 9 million rose stems this February alone, with the majority sourced from Kenya. So why do we buy...
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3
Dec
2018
1

Flowers feed gifts and gifts feed flowers

In today’s retail landscape, is selling only flowers in your store good enough? Should you consider ‘add value’ gifts and a real and continuing profit centre for your flower shop? Many florists consider themselves as a retailer of gifts and flowers these days and not only a florist. So what are some tips to help...
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