Fairfield Flowers is a real,
local florist that does not believe ProFlowers, an online flower
marketer, is being honest with consumers about local florists.
Furthermore, Fairfield Flowers believes that ProFlowers Valentine's
Day advertising sinks to a
new low in marketing their direct-ship flowers.
claim is that ProFlowers delivers a superior product at a better price
than a real, local florist. ProFlowers Valentine's Day advertising
states that, "Love comes fresh from the field" and, "Like
comes from a florists cooler." ProFlowers seems to be
attacking real, local florists after their unsuccessful bid to claim
Proflowers flowers were shipped "fresh" from the farm.
In fact, ProFlowers flowers are shipped from warehouses across the
United States where they are held pending shipment.
Another claim that ProFlowers
makes about their flowers is they will be delivered when the customer
specifies, not when a florist decides to deliver them. This is
interesting to us as ProFlowers does not make their own
deliveries. Therefore, they cannot be in control of when the
delivery is made. They do use the reliable package-shipping
companies UPS and FedEx and just like package delivery, ProFlowers
flowers are left at the door when the recipient is not home - no matter
If you have any questions about
this information, please contact us by phone
at: 541-689-8807 or 800-835-9171. We also provide more links
on our order information page to help consumers find a real, local
Valentine's Day a memorable one for all the right reasons and order from
a real, local florist.