Monthly Archives: July 2013

Specially-Designed Gift Baskets for Friendship Day

Find the perfect gift baskets for your friends! Friendship Day, August 4th, is the perfect time to show your friends how much you care. And what better way to do that than to send them a specially crafted gift basket … Continue reading

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The INTERNal Perspective of Marketing Intern Liza Pititto

Marketing intern Liza Pititto shares her internal perspective working at 1-800-FLOWERS.COM. Hear how she has contributed to the Marketing team and how she has learned from her summer internship: “Assigned to intern with Marketing this summer, I was glad to … Continue reading

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The INTERNal Perspective of Human Resources Intern David Alter

Human Resources intern David Alter shares his internal perspective. He shares his experience being the team leader of a video project that was to be presented at a company-wide meeting. Here is his experience: “Ever have an experience where you … Continue reading

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The 2013 INTERNal Perspective of Web Marketing Intern Kirsten Knott

Web Marketing intern Kirsten Knott is a returning intern here at 1-800-FLOWERS.COM. Hear how she has learned from last year’s internship and used that knowledge to help her throughout the summer: “Last summer, I was lucky enough to have the … Continue reading

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Easy and Elegant DIY Flower Place Cards for Your Wedding

These days, DIY brides are always looking for new, creative and inexpensive ideas to help their guests find their places at the table. But sometimes the simplest place cards make for the prettiest, most elegant tablescapes. And what could be … Continue reading

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The INTERNal Perspective of Franchise Marketing Intern Nicholas Karatzas

Nicholas Karatzas, a Franchise Marketing intern at 1-800-Flowers.com, gives us his internal perspective and tells us how 1-800-Flowers.com feels like a “family business” despite its size: “Interning here at 1-800-FLOWERS.COM has taught me that even a large corporation is still able … Continue reading

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The INTERNal Perspective of Mobile Marketing Intern Jeff Gottlieb

Mobile marketing intern Jeff Gottlieb shares his experiences at 1-800-Flowers.com. Hear how he became the team leader of his INTERNtainment video group and the lessons he learned over the summer: “As a Junior majoring in business with specializations in marketing … Continue reading

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How to Decorate Back to School Notebooks With Flowers

Now that your little scholar’s wardrobe is complete with a DIY flower headband for the new school year, it’s time to glam up her school supplies too! Every child loves a cool and unique notebook, so why not make her … Continue reading

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The INTERNal Perspective of Retail Marketing Intern Morgan Foster

Retail Marketing intern Morgan Foster shares her internal perspective and she tells us about the wonderful experiences she has had at 1-800-FLOWERS.COM this summer: “After graduating as a Communications major with a focus in Education, I was unfamiliar with many … Continue reading

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Baby Gift Giving Traditions Around the World

With all the interest surrounding the birth of the royal baby, we’ve pulled together some of the most unique baby gift giving traditions from different cultures around the world. Here are some of our favorites: Egypt In Egypt, a palm with … Continue reading

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How to Make a DIY Flower Headband for Back to School

A brand-new school year is waiting to bloom, and you know what that means: Your little girl will want to look picture-perfect on her first day! A DIY flower headband is the perfect accessory for your straight-A student to express … Continue reading

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The INTERNal Perspective of International Intern Kerry McGlinchey

International intern Kerry McGlinchey shares her internal perspective at 1-800-FLOWERS.COM and tells us how much she has learned during her summer internship: “My internship as part of the International team at 1-800-FLOWERS.COM has not only given me the opportunity to … Continue reading

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Beachy August Birthday Gift Ideas Inspired by the August Birthstone

Those with August birthdays are true beach babies: They were born in one of the hottest months of the year, perfect for heading out to the coast and enjoying the sun, sand and waves. Even their birthstone, the peridot—known as … Continue reading

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The INTERNal Perspective of Merchandising Intern Jalisa Clark

Jalisa Clark, a merchandising intern here at 1-800-FLOWERS.COM, has learned a lot from her summer internship. Hear her summer internship story in her own words: “Over the course of my first year at Dartmouth College I had drastically changed my … Continue reading

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Anniversary Gift Guide by Year

Anniversary gift ideas from the first anniversary to the sixtieth. Every anniversary has its own special theme. For example, the 15th anniversary is traditionally the crystal anniversary, the 25th is the silver anniversary, and so on. We have compiled a … Continue reading

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The INTERNal Perspective of SEO Intern Keith Hoge

Keith Hoge, an intern in the SEO department, shares his story as to how wanted to explore the business world and how 1-800-FLOWERS.COM has enabled him to do so: “As a mechanical engineering major, I never had much opportunity to … Continue reading

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The INTERNal Perspective of Merchandising Intern Courtney O’Leary

Merchandising intern Courtney O’Leary shares her internal perspective as a summer intern at 1-800-Flowers.com: “My name is Courtney O’Leary and I am a rising senior at SUNY Cortland.  This was my first time interning, so when I first walked into … Continue reading

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The INTERNal Perspective of Merchandising Intern Kara Lange

Merchandising intern Kara Lange describes how interning at 1-800-FLOWERS.COM has enabled her to see the business world in a way that she would otherwise not have been able to. Here is her internship experience in her own words: “When I … Continue reading

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The INTERNal Perspective of Public Relations Intern Karina Wrona

Public Relations intern Karina Wrona shares her experiences as an intern at 1-800-FLOWERS.COM. Hear how she helped deliver smiles at the Boys and Girls Club: “My name is Karina Wrona and I will be a sophomore this fall at Marist … Continue reading

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1-800-FLOWERS.COM 2013 Summer of a Million Smiles Sweepstakes Winners

1-800-Flowers is celebrating a Summer of a Million Smiles! But, the smiles don’t have to stop with this summer. Enter our “Summer of a Million Smiles” Facebook sweepstakes for a chance to win a flower arrangement every month for one … Continue reading

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The INTERNal Perspective of HR Intern Jaclyn Sanderson

Jaclyn Sanderson, a first-time Human Resources Intern, shares her experience being a part of 1-800-FLOWERS.COM. Hear her story in her own words: “Working here at 1-800-FLOWERS.COM this summer is my first Human Resources internship. I am going into my junior … Continue reading

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Thoughtful July Birthday Gift Ideas for the One You Love

Just like the sunny summer month they were born in, our loved ones with July birthdays are warm, bright and always cheerful. So when their big day comes along, giving them a thoughtful present is the perfect way to show … Continue reading

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The 2013 INTERNal Perspective of Public Relations Intern Sarah Melley

In Sarah’s third blog post for the INTERNal Perspective, she describes how much she has learned at 1-800-FLOWERS.COM as well as her wonderful experiences with Summer of a Million Smiles: “My name is Sarah Melley and I am a Public … Continue reading

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1800Flowers.com Summer of a Million Smiles Program Delivers Smiles…with a Twist!

On a relatively quiet Friday afternoon, our Smile Team ventured to the Massapequa 1800Flowers retail store to deliver smiles to our customers and passers-by. Since it happened to be June 21st, the first day of summer, the team created an … Continue reading

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The INTERNal Perspective of Email Marketing Intern Erin Mullane

Erin Mullane, an email marketing intern here at 1-800-FLOWERS.COM, shares her internal perspective. Here is a summary of Erin’s internship experience in her own words: “My name is Erin Mullane and I am going to be a junior at Providence … Continue reading

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The INTERNal Perspective of Vendor Relations Intern Kevin Sanches

Vendor relations intern Kevin Sanches shares with us his internal perspective. Listen to his experience delivering smiles at a Mets game in his own words: “My internship experience at 1-800-FLOWERS.COM has been nothing but exciting, engaging, and most importantly, enjoyable. As a … Continue reading

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Delivering Smiles at the Ball Park

Free Cheryl’s Cookies and Popcorn Factory Popcorn Balls! We’ve all heard the expression, “There’s no such thing as a free lunch.” Well, that is especially true at baseball games, where a hot dog can cost up to seven dollars. That … Continue reading

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1-800-Flowers.com Summer of a Million Smiles Program Delivers 4th of July Smiles to Northport VA Medical Center

On Monday July 1, 2013, the 1-800-Flowers.com Summer of a Million Smiles program gave a special 4th of July salute to the war veterans at Northport Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Northport, N.Y. To show our heroes appreciation and gratitude … Continue reading

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4th of July Fun Facts: 15 Things You May Not Know About America’s Birthday

Happy 4th of July! To celebrate the birthday of our beautiful country, we’ve put together a list of 15 little-known 4th of July fun facts. So gather ’round the barbecue grill and show off your patriotic pride by sharing this … Continue reading

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The INTERNal Perspective Returns!

1-800-FLOWERS.COM Welcomes 2013 Summer Interns The INTERNal Perspective is back again for the second year in a row! Focused on our Summer Internship program, INTERNal Perspective provides an inside scoop on this year’s interns. Here our interns will share who … Continue reading

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