Beautiful and colorful flowers make a special gift no matter what the occasion is that is anniversary, birthday, Valentines day, Father’s day, Mother’s day and many more. The range of flowers available is comprehensive which includes roses, lilies, orchids, marigold, sunflower and many more. But as the life has grown busy, the demand of the flower delivery has growth to a huge extent. Fresh flowers brighten up the whole mood in the surroundings and create a positive vibe all around.
Flower delivery online has allowed the world to communicate through the emotions of flowers, We can now send flowers around the globe with a click of a button & they could arrive to the recpient within hours of purchasing.Flowers have always had its fair share of demand mainly due to its wide range of luxurious hotels and weddings that now require the services of many florists. Not only these events but also bouquets that sent for many occasions including birthdays and special days. Floral gifts are the biggest sellers worldwide for gift occasions.The UK fresh cut flower and indoor plant market is worth £2.2 billion at retail level. To put this in perspective, the UK music industry is worth around £2 billion.This represents an average spend per person per year of £36 (£28 on flowers and £8 on plants).
UK florists have an abundant supply of hardy hedgerow foliage to choose from as well as more exotic foliages being grown under glass in the UK. While this is a good increase from the 1984 value of £8 per person, it still comes nowhere near the rest of Europe, where people regularly spend £60-£100 per year on cut flowers and indoor plants.
The British Florist Association
The British Florist Association is the only trade association in the florist industry that is recognised by Government both here and in Brussels. As the exclusive UK member of FLORINT, the European Federation of Florist Associations, the BFA is recognised as the ‘voice of the industry’ representing nearly 6,500 florists.
The flower delivery industry relies very much on courier services, many florists and companies provide there own courier service to deliver there orders. However a number of floristry’s have be known to use flowers by post or via a normal mail delivery system for example Royal Mail. The reason for couriers are that it makes it a highly efficient operation, ensuring goods with such a short shelf life reach their destination with no time wasted in transit. We know our customers want flowers arriving fresh and in perfect condition.
The flower service involves many areas, from administration for orders, professional florists for creation, Marketing & Website involvement & a courier team. Many florists need the use of vans to be able to provide wedding & event services, which usually involve heavy and large arrangements.