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1800Flowers | USS Intrepid’s 2014 Memorial Day | Petal Talk

May 16, 2014

Memorial Day is Monday, May 26, 2014 and is a day to remember America’s bravest who protect the United States of America.


Every year on the final Monday in May, men, women, and children gather to commemorate and salute the fallen heroes of the United States military. While Memorial Day originally started as a day of remembrance for those who died solely in the Civil War, the occasion has extended to include all of those who we have lost during their time in the military. Some choose to commemorate their military heroes by visiting cemeteries, attending parades, or by holding private gatherings in their home to pay tribute to their lost loved ones.

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1-800-FLOWERS Employees Share Why #MyMom is Amazing

May 10, 2014

She always picks up when we call, she always knows the right thing to say, she’s our best friend and our confidante. There are so many reasons to celebrate the woman who does it all, so this Mother’s Day, is making it all about #MyMom and the countless reasons as to why she is so unique and special!

The Employees of share what makes their Moms one-of-a-kind:

1800flowers-employees-mothers-day-mymom#MyMom… is always there when I need her the most – Sara R., Interactive Marketing,
#MyMom… supports me in every decision that I make! – Nidhi P., Online, Mobile & Social Marketing,
#MyMom…floods my inbox with adorable animal photos. – Michelle Y., Content,
#MyMom… always knows the right thing to say to make it all better. – Tania N., Marketing,
#MyMom… makes the best chicken cutlets. – Chris S., Merchandising,
#MyMom… is my best friend. – Amber H., International,
#MyMom… believes in me even if the world doesn’t. – Kun Y., Creative,
#MyMom… is my biggest fan! – Kailey R., Public Relations,
#MyMom… raised 8 kids and still manages to be on top of everything… and have fun! – Nell R., Development,
#MyMom… loves and supports me and my 5 siblings for who we are, without fail. – Patty G., Web Marketing,
#MyMom… has all the answers to all my questions. – Michelle D., Social & Interactive,
#MyMom… has always put her kids needs before her own. – Jerry L., Human Resources,
#MyMom… had the best hugs; they made everything ok. – Andrea P., Human Resources,
#MyMom… is among the stars, always watching over me. – Sandeep V., Marketing,
#MyMom… would give me the shirt right off of her back – Jill S., Online Marketing,
#MyMom… Has always been my best friend in life – Valerie G., Product Development,
#MyMom… is the best cook I know, always making way more than we need! – Paula P., Gift Production & Warehousing – Cheryl’
#MyMom… has taught me more about life and love then she’ll ever know! – Eloise P., Public Relations,
#MyMom… whose children are birds and fly away, she is the tree we can always come home to. – David A., Human Resources,
#MyMom… is not my mom by birth, but treats me like one of her own. – Samantha H., Merchandising,
#MyMom… and I share the same Birthday…she says I was the best birthday gift ever but her being my mother is the best gift!! – Jamie B., Marketing,
#MyMom… left me the best memories, and still inspires me every second of every day. – Joe T., Creative Services,
#MyMom… has the best sense of humor and can always make me laugh! – Liz C., Public Relations,
#MyMom… never told my dad. – Earl H., Business Gifting,
#MyMom… can always cheer me up with a good meal – Natasha Z., Marketing,

Now it’s your turn to share what makes YOUR Mom so special! Head on over to the Twitter & Facebook pages and fill in the blank: #MyMom…


Mother’s Day 2014 NASDAQ Opening Bell Ceremony | Petal Talk

May 8, 2014

NEW YORK, NY – On Tuesday, May 6, 2014, founder and CEO of 1-800-FLOWERS.COM, Jim McCann, spread the Mother’s Day cheer as he rang the Opening Bell at the Nasdaq MarketSite in the heart of Times Square in honor of this special holiday. Mr. McCann was joined by an enthusiastic crowd of moms and team members to mark this exciting occasion.

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1-800-FLOWERS.COM, Inc. shares are traded on the NASDAQ Global Select Market and the ticker symbol is ”FLWS.”


To add a festive touch to the celebration, we decorated the NASDAQ floor with some of our most creative and popular Mother’s Day flowers such as our Handbag of Blooms™ and sophisticatedly sweet Mom’s Tea Party™.