26
Sep
2018
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Indiana Flower Shop Wins 2018 Makeover Contest

Maggie and Moe’s Poplar Flowers & Décor owners Greg and Molly Barrett purchased the Terra Haute business less than one year ago and immediately had a vision for growing their new business. When Molly entered the FTD Makeover Magic contest, she stated that her goal is “to drive more traffic into the flower shop by creating a warm and inviting showroom, which showcases all of our flowers and gifts.” As the winner of the contest, her vision is now a reality with the expert help of FTD Education Consultant J. Keith White AIFD. FTD sat down with Molly and Keith to learn more about their experience working together to transform the flower shop.

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11
Jul
2018
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Katharina Stuart Claims FTD America’s Cup Victory

Ten of America’s most talented floral designers faced off in the FTD America’s Cup at the 2018 AIFD National Symposium in Washington, D.C. At stake? The honor of representing FTD and the United States in the FTD World Cup, which will be held at the Philadelphia Flower Show in March of 2019. The World Cup of flowers is the most prestigious international design competition and is held every four to six years.

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11
Apr
2018
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FTD Featured Florist:
Dobbie’s Florist Limited

Dobbie’s Florist Limited in Niagara Falls, Ontario, was founded in 1888 – before Niagara Falls was even incorporated as a city. Since then, four generations of the founding family have provided beautiful blooms to the community. Its rich history is peppered with memorable moments, such as providing the floral arrangements for the reception at which President William McKinlay was assassinated and supplying flowers and props for the Marilyn Monroe movie Niagara. FTD spoke with owner Bruce Vandersluys, who now runs the shop with his wife, Brenda, to learn how the shop has survived and thrived for more than a century.

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