Loading…

Customer chat: Easy DIY patriotic centerpieces

Personal interaction with a customer is essential. The more comfortable we can make them when they are making a potential purchase — the more they’ll buy, and the faster they’ll return.

DIY2 But what can we say besides “hello”, “thank-you” and “good-bye?” How about suggesting a simple DIY centerpiece that the customer can create at home? Remember- arranging flowers is our “work”, but to a customer it’s “playtime!” This is the reason that Pinterest and other billion-dollar “DIY idea platforms” have sky-rocketed!

For July, how about sharing a quick and inexpensive table decor. This easy Patriotic piece is simple to put together and looks festive and stylish for casual gatherings. It’s so simple that the “recipe” can be shared while you’re wrapping the customers’ flowers.

Components:

Blue food dye

Red and white flowers

Mason jar

Mini flag

Melissa Jones is an experienced mass market and e-commerce buyer with over 15 years in the industry.

Kid’s Choice Fresh Produce watermelons seeing strong sales
When the coronavirus pandemic hit, those working at Kid’s Choice Fresh Produce Inc. weren’t sure what to expect, and assumed it would mean a decrease in business early-on. However, that hasn’t been the case at all. “We’re still going, and in fact, we’re selling more watermelons than we usually do at this time,” said Tom Read More ...
Emerging trends to watch
As we continue to navigate this coronavirus world, we find ourselves in limbo. Some counties and states are optimistic about re-opening, using a phased approach and strict guidelines to ensure the safety of employees and patrons. Other regions find themselves in the same position they were in a month ago, grappling with this Read More ...
Strong season for Summer Citrus from South Africa
Summer Citrus from South Africa anticipates a strong 2020 season as the first vessel of the year makes its way to the United States this week. Easy peeler clementines will be the first fruit to arrive this month at the New York port. More easy peelers and some Navel oranges will follow with the first conventional vessel Read More ...
Gold Coast produce boxes keep things fresh while consumers shelter in place
In response to shelter in place orders due to COVID-19, Gold Coast Packing, a leading grower, shipper and processor of fresh produce, partnered with sister winery Costa de Oro to offer local residents produce boxes as a convenient and safe way to pick up essential produce. Since mid-March, Gold Coast has sold over 600 Read More ...
Alberto Obregon joins Vision Import as director of global procurement
Vision Import Group, an Importer of fresh produce servicing North America and specializing in limes, lemons, mangos and pineapples, as well as various other seasonal offerings, announced the hiring of Alberto Obregon as director of global procurement, where he will manage and maintain relationships with the company’s Read More ...

Market Watch

the source pro-act

Western growing regions getting hit by rain, cooler temps

floral pulse