LAS VEGAS, Oct. 16, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, American Kiosk Management LLC (www.americankiosk.com) the largest owner-operator of mall carts, kiosks, and automated ZOOM shops in North America, announced it is teaming up with 1-800-FLOWERS.COM, Inc., a leading destination for floral and gourmet gifts for all celebratory occasions, to deliver a unique gourmet food experience to specialty retail customers this holiday season.
On November 3rd, 1-800-FLOWERS.COM, Inc. Gourmet Food and Gift Basket Brands including Cheryl's®, Fannie May® and Harry & David® will launch uniquely designed kiosks in five malls across the Midwest that will be open throughout the holiday season.
"American Kiosk Management is thrilled to continue our growth in the Specialty Retail business through this very exciting collaboration with 1-800-FLOWERS.COM, Inc. Gourmet Food Group," said Linda Johansen-James, CEO of American Kiosk Management. "We believe the combination of these quality food brands will provide consumers with a unique holiday gift giving destination."
American Kiosk Management will operate all five locations, including: 12 Oaks Mall in Novi, MI., Ridgedale Center in Minnetonka, MN., Greenwood Park Mall in Greenwood, IN., Mayfair Mall in Wauwatosa, WI., and Orland Square Mall in Orland Park, IL.
"We are delighted to provide our customers with an opportunity to shop our family of gourmet brands," said Dave Taiclet, President of 1-800-FLOWERS.COM, Inc. Gourmet Food Group. "In working with American Kiosk Management, this will be the first time in the history of our Gourmet Food Group where we will be able to offer our customers a unique experience featuring several of our brands in the specialty retail environment."
For 1-800-FLOWERS.COM, Inc. media relations, please contact Yanique Woodall, Vice President of Enterprise Public Relations [email protected].
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 recently named in Internet Retailer's 2016 Top Mobile 500 as one of the world's leading mobile commerce sites. Additionally, the company was included in Internet Retailer's 2015 Top 500 for fast growing e-commerce companies. In 2015, 1-800-FLOWERS.COM was named a winner of the "Best Companies to Work for in New York State" award by The New York Society for Human Resource Management. 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® (www.fanniemay.com and www.harrylondon.com); gift baskets and towers from 1-800-Baskets.com® (www.1800baskets.com); premium English muffins and other breakfast treats from Wolferman's® (1-800-999-1910 or www.wolfermans.com); carved fresh fruit arrangements from FruitBouquets.com(sm) (www.fruitbouquets.com); and top quality steaks and chops from Stock Yards® (www.stockyards.com).
SOURCE American Kiosk Management