CARLE PLACE, N.Y., Jan. 15, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The New York State Society for Human Resource Management (NYS-SHRM) has announced that 1-800-FLOWERS.COM is among 65 employers that have been named winners of a 2015 "Best Companies to Work for in New York State" award. 1-800-FLOWERS.COM, the world's leading florist and gift shop, is headquartered in Carle Place, New York.
Established in 2007, the annual "Best Companies to Work for in New York State" award is part of a statewide program that evaluates and ranks New York's best places of employment while citing ways in which companies benefit the state's businesses, economy and workforce. A thorough assessment is conducted to identify award winners. Criteria for award consideration include company policies, practices and demographics. In addition, employees are asked to complete an extensive Employee Engagement & Satisfaction Survey focusing on several key areas including corporate leadership and planning, corporate culture and communications, work environment, training and development, and pay and benefits.
"We are thrilled to receive the prestigious honor of being named one of New York State's best companies to work for," said Jim McCann, CEO and Founder of 1-800-FLOWERS.COM. "I am proud to say that our highly talented associates in New York and throughout our family of brands across America are among the finest in the world, with a passion for excellence and a dedication to delivering smiles for all of our customers' celebratory occasions."
NYS-SHRM will honor 1-800-FLOWERS.COM and the other winners during a public awards dinner to be held at the Albany Marriott on April 21, 2015. NYS-SHRM is an affiliate of the national Society for Human Resources Management, the world's largest association devoted to human resources, serving the needs of and advancing the interests of the HR profession.
About 1-800-FLOWERS.COM, Inc.
1-800-FLOWERS.COM, Inc. is the world's leading florist and gift shop. For more than 38 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 was awarded the 2014 Silver Stevie Award, recognizing the organization's outstanding Customer Service and commitment to our 100% Smile Guarantee. 1-800-FLOWERS.COM received a Gold Award for Best User Experience on a Mobile Optimized Site for the 2013 Horizon Interactive Awards. 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 premium, gift-quality fruits and other gourmet items from Harry & David® (1-877-322-1200 or www.harryanddavid.com), 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); signature English muffins and other bakery gifts from Wolferman's (1-800-999-1910 or www.wolfermans.com); gift baskets and towers from 1-800-Baskets.com® (www.1800baskets.com); incredible, carved fresh fruit arrangements from FruitBouquets.com (www.fruitbouquets.com); top quality steaks and chops from Stock Yards® (www.stockyards.com); as well as premium branded customizable invitations and personal stationery from FineStationery.com® (www.finestationery.com). The Company's Celebrations® brand (www.celebrations.com) is a source for creative party ideas, must-read articles, online invitations and e-cards, all created to help people celebrate holidays and the everyday. Shares in 1-800-FLOWERS.COM, Inc. are traded on the NASDAQ Global Select Market, ticker symbol: FLWS.
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