1-800-FLOWERS.COM Announces Special Offer for Military Members in Recognition of Memorial Day

May 25, 2012, 19:24 ET from Leading Points Corporation

NEW YORK, May 25, 2012 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Leading Points Corporation and 1-800-FLOWERS.COM, INC., the world's largest florist and gift shop, announced a new Military Special Offer in recognition of Memorial Day, aimed to support and honor members of the U.S. Armed Forces.

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"We are delighted to announce this initiative in support of members of the U.S. Armed Forces, "said 1-800-FLOWERS.COM CEO, Jim McCann.  It is our honor to extend a special offer this Memorial Day, which will provide members of the U.S. Armed Forces the opportunity to express themselves perfectly with our truly original arrangements to the important people in their lives."

The Military Special Offer in recognition of Memorial Day is valid for all U.S. Armed Forces personnel (past and present) and their dependents. For more information, please visit: http://www.1800flowers.com/militaryusa  

About Leading Points Corporation:  Leading Points Corporation, founded in 2004, specializes in marketing to the military market. They are considered experts in matters of securing placement of their clients' products in the military exchange store distribution channel as well as special promotions to the military community. You may contact the Centennial, Colorado based company at; info@leadingpoints.com

About 1-800-FLOWERS.COM, Inc. 1-800-FLOWERS.COM, Inc. is the world's leading florist and gift shop. For more than 35 years, 1-800-FLOWERS® (1-800-356-9377 or www.1800flowers.com) has been helping deliver smiles for our customers with gifts for every occasion, including fresh flowers and the finest selection of plants, gift baskets, gourmet foods, confections, candles, balloons and plush stuffed animals. As always, our 100% Smile Guarantee backs every gift.  1-800-FLOWERS.COM's Mobile Flower & Gift Center was named winner of the Mobile Shopping Summit's "Best Mobile Site of 2011."  1-800-FLOWERS.COM was also rated number one vs. competitors for customer service by STELLAService and named by the E-Tailing Group as one of only nine online retailers out of 100 benchmarked to meet the criteria for Excellence in Online Customer Service. 1-800-FLOWERS.COM has been honored in Internet Retailer's "Hot 100: America's Best Retail Web Sites" for 2011. The Company's BloomNet® international floral wire service (www.mybloomnet.net) provides a broad range of quality products and value-added services designed to help professional florists grow their businesses profitably. The 1-800-FLOWERS.COM "Gift Shop" also includes gourmet gifts such as popcorn and specialty treats from The Popcorn Factory® (1-800-541-2676 or www.thepopcornfactory.com); cookies and baked gifts from Cheryl's® (1-800-443-8124 or www.cheryls.com); premium chocolates and confections from Fannie May® confections brands (www.fanniemay.com and www.harrylondon.com); gift baskets and towers from 1-800-Baskets.com®  (www.1800baskets.com); wine gifts from Winetasting.com® (www.winetasting.com); ultra- premium meats from Stockyards.com® (www.stockyards.com); as well as exquisite, customizable invitations and personal stationery from FineStationery.com® (www.finestationery.com).  The Company's Celebrations® brand (www.celebrations.com) is a premier online destination for fabulous party ideas and planning tips. 1-800-FLOWERS.COM, Inc. is involved in a broad range of corporate social responsibility initiatives including continuous expansion and enhancement of its environmentally-friendly "green" programs as well as various philanthropic and charitable efforts. Shares in 1-800-FLOWERS.COM, Inc. are traded on the NASDAQ Global Select Market.

Media Contact: Kevin Sullivan Leading Points Corporation, 303-975-6731, info@leadingpoints.com

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