OLD SAYBROOK, Conn., Nov. 1, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --FromYouFlowers.com, one of the nation's leading retailers of flowers and gifts, announced today that, effective October 31, 2012, it has terminated its relationship with Proflowers.
Michael Chapin, CEO of FromYouFlowers.com stated, "We wish all the best to ProFlowers, however, our decision to separate from ProFlowers at this time is consistent with our commitment to our florists and customers, worldwide, to deliver exceptional floral, plant and gift delivery services on a cost efficient basis. We intend to work more closely with florists in the BloomNet network. In addition, this will also afford us the opportunity to continue our growth initiatives and innovate our platform so as to enable us to provide an even broader product offering to our customers on a same day basis."
Mr. Chapin also noted that the quantity of orders placed with the company after October 31 will remain substantially unchanged and will continue to be transmitted to professional retail premier florists through the BloomNet network. The company will continue taking customer orders from its flagship site, www.FromYouFlowers.com, as well as its newly acquired site, www.SendFlowers.com, serving new and existing customers worldwide.
Co-founded in 2002 by CEO, Michael Chapin, FromYouFlowers.com is a leading online retailer of flowers, plants and gift baskets, offering hand arranged, same day delivered flowers for every occasion and sentiment. In 2011, the firm was acquired by and currently operates as a subsidiary of Tenth Avenue Commerce, an affiliate of Tenth Avenue Holdings, LLC, a private diversified holding company. In December 2011, the firm completed the asset acquisition of SendFlowers.com, acquiring one of flower industry's most recognizable names and leading URLs.
Shoppers can conveniently make flower, plant and gift basket purchases 24 hours-a-day, 7 days-a-week via the toll-free numbers, 1-800-838-8853 and 1-800-736-3327, as well as online at www.fromyouflowers.com or www.sendflowers.com.