Arranging the future

As the European floral sector changes rapidly, it’s necessary to understand what’s really happening. Here’s a sneak peek at the…

Agora Group

Next year Agora Group will open a brand new flagship store in Aalsmeer – the Netherlands. For florists and garden…

Veiling Rhein-Maas

Early this year. Uwe Bedenbecker and Marc Schax were named CEOs of Veiling Rhein-Maas, succeeding Ruud Knorr. Bedenbecker will be…

Christmas

“It takes ten years to grow Christmas trees yet we have less than twenty days to harvest, transport and market…

Christmas

During the weeks of Advent, homes worldwide are full of Christmas decorations. Do these decorations influence the use of flowers…

Christmas

Those Christmas feelings start when November ends and the days get shorter. But garden centres start preparing for Christmas as…

Okasie Stellenbosch

You want to see the Dutch-European roots of South Africa? Go to Stellenbosch, a city filled with history. But make…

South Africa

South Africa is different from other African countries. It has a different history and because of that, it has always…

East Africa

In the past four decades East Africa has grown into a flower production region of global importance. How did this…

A Cooperative

After an 18 month process, Royal FloraHolland is about to reshape its co-operative principles. On December 7th, members will decide…

Being green

In our industry, everyone is aware of retailers insisting on sustainability but there are a few green florists, too. Lynn…

Migros

Retailers can be a driving force in creating sustainable societies by translating consumers’ sustainability needs to their suppliers. Swiss retailer…