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Award Winning Flower Shop for Sale

Fendley Florists has been serving the communities of Brampton and Georgetown since 1969. We are extremely well-known for providing long lasting flowers and excellence in customer service and have been voted favorite florist for many years. Our customer clientele consists of a strong corporate base, walk-in and phone-in clientele and a well-established internet presence. We are a 5 star FTD member and own an FTD POS system.

The current owners wish to retire and are offering our store at $199,000 including an extensive inventory, Corporate vehicle, new phone system, large walk-in cooler, two web sites, POS system with complete customer data history and much more.

We are happy to receive any inquiries regarding our store but would appreciate serious inquiries only. Please email us at marmour@cogeco.ca only.

GREAT OPPORTUNITY TO OPEN YOUR OWN FLOWER SHOP

Established flower shop in a busy major plaza in Newmarket. Located in high traffic plaza. Well set up and easy to operate. Plaza tenants include TD Bank, Pizza Hut, Factory Direct, Giant Tiger.

Current owner will train. Established customers. Only flower shop in area. Reasonable rent. Asking $30,000 or best offer. For more information or to view contact Jim Corrigan, Broker, Sutton Group 416-229-4835

Beautiful, Award Winning Flower Shop FOR SALE:

The owners of this unique flower shop have pursued a growth strategy over the past 8 years by offering outstanding customer service, a dedication to excellence and personalized floral designs as well as introducing a new POS system and professional interactive website. The results are exceptional. They have achieved Award winning service recognition for the
past 5 years for both Floral and Gift shop services. The store has built an extremely loyal customer data base, including corporate accounts and has achieved consistent year over year increase in revenues in its fast growing community.

The firm is housed in a central, 2200 square foot location, includes a large storage area, on the main street with a separate Bridal Consultation Room and ample free parking. The retail location is visually stunning. Located East of Toronto, it has beautiful front, side & back gardens and great curb appeal on a corner lot with a greenhouse included. The shop
sells fresh cut flowers & arrangements, indoor & outdoor plants, silk florals, gifts, home decor items and jewellery. It also services the local Funeral homes, Weddings and events of all sizes. The furniture and fixtures are both custom made and vintage style pieces including a custom built cash desk, and have been designed for optimal staff & customer efficiency. The company has a 2011 Ford Delivery van with chrome trim & logo wrap.

Competition is very minimal as the store now dominates the local marketplace. They are current members of Teleflora & FTD. The staff are dedicated, extremely knowledgeable and are capable of managing day to day operations, in this turn-key business. The building lease is very affordable with a five year lease signed last year with the option of five more years at the end of the term. This is a fantastic opportunity for an individual, group or family, looking for a chance to take over a well established business with a great reputation in the community. Annual Sales over $400,000.00. Asking price $153,788.00. Negotiable option: Current owner would be willing to offer training, if needed.

View by appointment only. No Phone calls or Walk-ins Please. Interested parties are asked to please be discreet and contact owner by email at:
BeautifulFlowersAndGifts@ gmail.com

Your Career Blooms Here!

SALES & MARKETING MANAGER
Mississauga, Ontario

John G. Hofland Ltd. is an award winning, established, well respected, and growth oriented GTA based wholesaler selling high quality fresh cut flowers, greens, plants, floral supplies and giftware. If you are experienced in managing the sales and marketing activities of a business, we want to hear from you. John G. Hofland Ltd. offers an amazing company culture, comprehensive benefits and the opportunity for career growth.

Reporting to the President, the Sales & Marketing Manager is responsible for developing, implementing and managing all the sales and marketing activities of the company including the Cash & Carry Store. The Sales & Marketing Manager establishes and implements plans and strategies to expand customer market share and provides leadership towards the achievement of growth that is in-line with the company vision and values.

Key duties of the role:

  • In conjunction with the President, develops a business plan as well as a sales and marketing strategy to ensure attainment of company sales goals and profitability.
  • Responsible for the performance and development of the Sales, the Marketing and Cash & Carry Store teams.
  • Establishes and manages effective programs to compensate, coach, appraise and train staff.
  • Assists in the preparation of individual Sales Rep plans to assist in portfolio growth
  • Lead the Marketing team in revitalizing, enhancing and then maintaining the Hofland brand, visual identity and image.
  • Develops, in conjunction with the President, marketing programs to entice customers and provide Sales teams with selling tools.
  • Lead the Cash & Carry Store team in creating an amazing customer experience while managing the sales and inventory.
  • Conducts one-to-one reviews with all direct reports to build more effective communications, to understand training and development needs, and to provide insight for the improvement of performance.
  • Provides timely feedback to senior management regarding performance.
  • In conjunction with the Buying teams provides timely, accurate and competitive pricing as required while striving to maintain maximum profit margin.
  • Maintains accurate records of all pricings, sales, and activity reports submitted by Sales Reps.
  • Assists and participates with the Sales Reps in preparation of proposals and presentations.
  • Controls expenses to meet budget guidelines.
  • Adheres to all company policies, procedures and business ethics codes and ensures that they are communicated and implemented within the team.

Key skills and qualifications you must possess:

  • 5-7 years of experience in a sales and marketing leadership role, preferably in the floral/giftware industry.
  • Strong understanding of customer and market dynamics and requirements.
  • Proven leadership and coaching skills with the ability to motivate teams to succeed.
  • Superior planning, prioritizing, communication and people skills with the ability to execute tasks with knowledge, confidence and a sense of urgency.
  • Outstanding computer skills, including Excel, as well as organization and time management skills.

If this sounds like the career for you, please forward your resume and cover letter to hr@hofland.com. Please ensure Sales & Marketing Manager appears in the subject line.

Please apply as soon as possible as applications will be processed as they are received and this position will be filled as soon as a suitable candidate is found.

We thank you for your expressed interest and wish to inform that only successful candidates will be contacted.

Your Career Blooms Here!

Quality Assurance Assistant (1 position) and
Part-time Flower Order Puller (1 position)

Mississauga, Ontario

John G. Hofland Ltd. is an award winning, established, well respected, and growth oriented GTA based wholesaler selling high quality fresh cut flowers, greens, plants, floral supplies and giftware. If you are passionate about flowers, ensuring a quality product, and an amazing customer experience we want to hear from you. John G. Hofland Ltd. offers an amazing company culture, comprehensive benefits and the opportunity for career growth.

Reporting to the Quality Assurance Manager, the Quality Assurance Assistant is responsible for ensuring that the stock in the cooler is of exceptional quality, including placement and rotation of stock to ensure freshness. The role also includes general cooler maintenance and other related duties.

Reporting to the Flower Picking Supervisor, the Flower Order Puller is responsible for ensuring that Flower orders are picked with accuracy and timeliness and assists customers in the cooler by providing an amazing customer experience.

The Flower Picker also partners with the Quality Assurance staff to ensure that the product available is the highest quality and the cooler is tidy as well as other related duties.

Key skills and qualifications you must possess:

  • In depth knowledge of all varieties of flowers and greens
  • A passion for customer service along with a positive attitude
  • Superior prioritizing, communication and people skills with the ability to execute tasks with knowledge and confidence
  • Detail oriented with good computer skills, the ability to work in a cooler and to lift up to 50 pounds

The Quality Assurance Assistant works Monday to Friday from 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. but must be flexible to extend those hours in peak periods.

The Flower Order Puller works Sundays 10:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m., Mondays 8:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., and Wednesdays 12:00 – 5:00 p.m., but must be flexible to extend those hours in peak periods.

If either role sounds like the role for you, please forward your resume and cover letter to hr@hofland.com. Please ensure the position title you are responding to appears in the subject line.

Please apply as soon as possible as applications will be processed as they are received.

We thank you for your expressed interest and wish to inform that only successful candidates will be contacted

Oleander Floral Design
2902 Bloor St West
Toronto

We are looking for a motivated Jr Floral Designer. The successful candidate will assist with receiving and processing product, washing buckets, answering the phone, customer service, maintaining the store front, floral fridge and assist on site as required (event setup and breakdown).

He or she must be able to work early mornings, Saturdays and Holidays as the workload dictates. Common sense, initiative and ability to work in a fast paced environment, neat handwriting, strong communication, numeric skills and computer knowledge required.

Please apply with resume to jennifer.oleander@bellnet.ca

Taking resumes for our location in Mississauga location

Forest of Flowers continues to grow! As the leading florist in London Ontario, with eight locations, Forest Of Flowers , Mississauga is currently seeking enthusiastic, creative and
talented individuals to apply for positions as a Designer/Sales Associate.

Forest of Flowers was founded in 1996 and expanded into a successful Franchise Company in 2010. We strive for excellence and are dedicated to satisfying and exceeding the needs and expectations of our customers and employees while we hold ourselves to the highest standards in the areas of integrity, honesty, commitment and accountability. We create a positive, team focused environment and believe in continually educating our team through training to provide superb customer satisfaction.

Part Time - Designer/Sales Associate Needed, with potential to turn Full Time.
We require the following...

  • Must be able to provide excellent customer relations through educating, promoting and consulting with customers to support our brand and customer loyalty. Retail experience is an asset.
  • A passion for flowers, with demonstrated creativity in modern and trendy floral designs.
  • Have excellent communication, motivational and team player skills.
  • Have the ability to work in a fast-paced retail environment , inclusive of maintaining the store front, back and cooler.
  • Must have good computer skills with FTD and TELEFLORA knowledge being a great asset.
  • Must be dependable and able to work weekends and be available at floral peak periods.

Interested applicants can forward a resume to: erinwood@forestofflowers.com or visit us at the store:

Forest of Flowers
2400 Dundas St West
Mississauga, ON, L5K2R8
erinwood@forestofflowers.com

FOR SALE
A thriving florist and gift shop that has been in operation and consistently profitable for over 20 years.

After being a successful sole proprietor during this period, the owner wishes to retire and pass on this lucrative venture to someone new. The shop serves a community of over 60,000 residents in this region north of the GTA and has diversified its offering to include a number of other items besides fresh-cut flowers. The store has a large number of loyal repeat customers, is one of six (6) suppliers in its area and has maintained its position as the pre-eminent retailer in its field for a sustained period of time. The shop services the local population as well as visitors with its needs for floral arrangements for all occasions.

This is an ideal opportunity for an individual with a background in horticulture or who simply loves flowers. PRICE: $360,000 including inventory.

Contact Norm Sobel norm.sobel@rogers.com

Silk Plant Warehouse

We are looking for a part time design/customer service person. Must be fluent in speaking and understanding English. Responsibilities will include customer service, cash, restocking retail floor, making plants. We would like an individual who has design experience as well as dealing in a retail environment. Re-numeration will be in line with experience. We are a home decor store specializing in artificial plants and floral.

Please respond with resume, renumeration expectations and related experience to the email. brad.morrissey@rogers.com

EXCELLENT COMMERCIAL CORNER UNIT IN A BUSY PLAZA FOR LEASE

This is a great opportunity to start or expand your flower and gift shop business. Commercial corner unit located in a very busy plaza with Tim Hortons, Wendys, Petro Canada, Royal bank, Bank of Montreal, Kumon, Food basics, Restaurants, Medical clinics, pharmacy, day care and other well established businesses. Currently occupied by a well established flowershop is for lease.

Finished unit with Wheelchair accessible washroom, HVR, Aircon, Furnace, Water Heater, approved electrical/plumbing and other city safety requirements.

Low rent - $1,895.00 per month... Available immediately

NOTE: If you are starting a flowershop business, the owner is an accountant and has had experience setting up and operating two flowershops in the GTA. She may assist you in setting-up, systems, suppliers, websites, wire service, marketing advertisement (SEO), government regulations and reporting, etc....

Call Carm now for more information
647-656-7622 or 905-915-6612 or email at charmcanadagroup@gmail.com

Bernard Thibault Floral Artistry is looking to hire an experienced floral designer for a part time position to start immediately. The candidate must have 3 year of experience working in a flower shop. You must be able to do wedding work, funeral work and fill daily orders. You must have retail experience and be fluent in English. You must be flexible and able to work on some weekends to do wedding set ups. You must be able to do heavy lifting. Drivers licence is a plus but not required.

This position could become a full time job. If you meet those requirements please send in your resume at Bernard@floralartistry.ca

THE NEW LEAF FLORIST, a premier downtown floral shop is accepting applications for a permanent part-time position. This role has the possibility of developing into a full time position.

Our busy, vibrant location is near Yonge and Bloor. The successful candidate must possess experience from working in the floral industry or is a graduate of a floral design program. Our corporate clientele expect the best in service and design.

Duties will include:

  • Processing flowers, plant care, customer sales, basic floral designing and general store duties.
  • Excellent English, both verbal and written a must.
  • The ideal candidate must be flexible to work a variety of days including Saturdays and some over-time during the busy holiday seasons, as well as being able to work in a physical, fast-paced environment both independently and as a team player.

Please send a cover letter and resume to newleafflorist@bellnet.ca

Moving Sale

Four (4) Glass sliding door reach in Flower Cooler 2011
Brand Name: General Refrigation

In good condition. Asking $2,800.00

Please call (289) 597 8899 for details

PERMANENT PART-TIME SALES ASSOCIATE FOR FLORIST

GENERAL DUTIES

  • Receive and process cut flowers
  • Ensure sales orders are appropriately completed
  • Serve customers in store and over telephone
  • Package deliveries
  • Keep storefront & work areas clean & tidy
  • Create cut flower bouquets

JOB REQUIREMENTS

  • Knowledge of floral product is required
  • Self-motivated & hard-working
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Strong communication and customer service skills
  • Possess computer skills
  • Familiar with Teleflora & FTD POS an asset, but not required
  • Must be dependable & available to work Saturdays and be available for peak periods

Looking to fill position immediately. If you meet the above requirements, please email resume to: stouffvilleflorist@bellnet.ca

Located in the heart of Unionville, Village Grocer is a family owned specialty grocer where quality products and customer service are our first priorities - and our floral department is no exception! We take pride in carrying the freshest cut flowers and plants and buy local as often as possible.

We are looking to hire a creative and enthusiastic individual to fill a part-time designer/customer service position in our growing floral department.

General Duties:
- Provide excellent customer service
- Consult with customers regarding custom orders
- Process and condition cut flowers
- Indoor/outdoor plant care
- Create hand tied bouquets and arrangements
- Local floral deliveries

Job Requirements:
- Basic knowledge of plants and cut flowers
- Experience in floral industry is an asset
- Self-motivated and hard working
- Must be able to work weekends and extra hours during peak seasons
- Must have a valid G driver's license

Interested applicants may forward their resume to erin@thevillagegrocer.com

The Village Grocer
4476 16th Ave, Unionville Ontario
L3R 0M1
www.thevillagegrocer.com

Taking resumes for our location in Burlington

Forest of Flowers continues to grow! As the leading florist in London Ontario, with eight locations, Forest Of Flowers , Burlington is currently seeking enthusiastic, creative and talented individuals to apply for positions as Designer/Sales Associate.

Forest of Flowers was founded in 1996 and expanded into a successful Franchise Company in 2010. We strive for excellence and are dedicated to satisfying and exceeding the needs and expectations of our customers and employees while we hold ourselves to the highest standards in the areas of integrity, honesty, commitment and accountability. We create a positive, team focused environment and believe in continually educating our team through training to provide superb customer satisfaction.

Designer/Sales Associates Needed
We require the following...

  • Must be able to provide excellent customer relations through educating, promoting and consulting with customers to support our brand and customer loyalty. Retail experience is an asset.
  • A passion for flowers, with demonstrated creativity in modern and trendy floral designs.
  • Have excellent communication, motivational and team player skills.
  • Have the ability to work in a fast-paced retail environment.
  • Must have good computer skills with FTD and TELEFLORA knowledge being a great asset.
  • Must be dependable and able to work weekends and be available at floral peak periods.

We are offering both full time and part time opportunities. Interested applicants can forward a resume to:

Allison Harford (allison@forestofflowers.com) or in person to...

Forest of Flowers
5010 Pinedale Ave.
Burlington, ON
L7L 0G3

WHY START FROM SCRATCH WHEN YOU CAN $TART WITH $UCCE$$?

Progressive flower and gift shop for sale. Located in a bustling residential area plaza. New subdivisions popping up all around this corner plaza which has a busy pizza shop, sports bar, hair salon, Curves, bridal shop, dental office, physiotherapist, and convenience store. It doesn't get much better than this, with lots of walk-in traffic, loyal customers, a great
landlord and well maintained plaza.

Owner wishes to retire and capable staff is willing to remain, if needed. Extremely loyal customers who have received flowers from "first date" through weddings and other much appreciated floral events and tributes. Large email customer list and great web presence.

Annual revenue over $200K, with the business being closed every Saturday for religious reasons. Imagine what you could do with being open on Saturday! Offering this turnkey business for only $59,000, including all chattels with 2 walk-in coolers, very large and efficient work areas, storage and inventory.

Please contact Anne at 905 260-0181 to arrange a visit.
Email: anne_kurt_cao@hotmail.com

Gatto Flowers Distributing Inc. has been a family business for over 30 years, offering fresh cut flowers for any occasion. Gatto Flowers is seeking individuals to add to our Team. Junior/ Part-Time Floral Positions available. We are looking for individuals to work in our production facility as well as our wedding/arrangement area. The ideal candidate is highly creative, energetic, and has a passion for flowers and floral design. The ideal candidate must be flexible to work a variety of days including Saturdays and some over-time during the busy holiday seasons, as well as being able to work in a physical, fast-paced environment both independently and as a team player.

Seeking candidates who have the following skill set:

  • Design arrangements and custom pieces
  • Provide consultations if needed for special events, custom orders and weddings
  • Receive and process Cut Flowers
  • Ensure that floral arrangements are produced in an efficient and within time constraints given
  • Ensure sales orders are appropriately filled out
  • Provide excellent customer service

Job requirements:

  • Relevant Education or experience is required
  • Knowledge of floral products is required
  • Great opportunity for students currently in a floral design program seeking relevant work experience

Your competencies:

  • Strong organization & planning skills
  • Excellent problem solving skills
  • Strong communication and active listening skills
  • Demonstrated ability to pay attention to details in a time sensitive environment
  • Ability to meet deadlines and multi-task in a fast paced environment
  • Ability to work over-time, weekends/ holidays as needed during peak times
  • Must be able to lift (approximately 30lb.) and move buckets with water and flowers
  • Must understand, read, write and speak English fluently
  • Possessing a drivers licence and excellent driving record is an asset

If you meet the above requirements and would like to be part of the Gatto Flowers Team, submit your resume to info@gattoflowers.ca or fax us at 905-670-2780

Gatto Flowers Distributing Inc. has been a family business for over 30 years, offering fresh cut flowers for all occasions. Gatto Flowers is seeking individuals to add to our Team. Part time/Seasonal positions available immediately. Position is responsible for cleaning flowers, restocking the cooler, and producing floral arrangements and hand tied bouquets.

Additional Job Duties include:

  • Producing standard arrangements quickly and meet a daily
  • Copying designs from a picture or sample
  • Organizing tasks to maximize efficiency while minimizing waste
  • Producing hand tied bouquets for grab and go customers
  • Working both as a part of a team and/or independently

Job Requirements:

  • Fast, efficient worker
  • Able to work for long periods of time without fatigue
  • Flower knowledge and experience in cleaning and processing flowers is an asset
  • Ability to work over-time, weekends/holidays as needed during peak times
  • Must be able to lift (approximately 30lb.) and move buckets with water and flowers repetitively
  • Must understand, read, write and speak English fluently
  • Possessing a drivers licence and excellent driving record is an asset

If you meet the above requirements and would like to be part of the Gatto Flowers Team, submit your resume to info@gattoflowers.ca or fax us at 905-670-2780

Looking for a creative and energetic person to fill a POSITION IN DESIGN AND CUSTOMER CARE in busy flower shop downtown, Stratford. Candidate must be outgoing, reliable , enthusiastic and thrive in a team atmosphere with the ability to perform a variety of responsibilities. Candidate must have floral experience or a certificate from a floral design course. We have 2 positions to fill - 1 full time & 1 part time person.

http://www.stratfordflorist.com/

GENERAL DUTIES WILL INCLUDE BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO:

  • Produce quality arrangements in a fast paced environment with appropriate substitutions when necessary
  • Create original flower arrangements for all occasions
  • Assist in processing flowers, packaging deliveries and cleaning up storefront and work space
  • Providing excellent sales & customer service in the storefront and on the phone
  • Assist in processing orders, managing deliveries, verifying correct delivery information

JOB REQUIREMENTS:

  • 2+ years of work experience in a flower shop preferred
  • Must be skilled in designing hand-tied bouquets, classic-modern arrangements.
  • Availability to work some Saturdays as necessary
  • Self motivated and hard working, able to multitask and work in a busy, fast-paced situation
  • Strong communications skills and excellent customer service skills. Must be fluent in English
  • Have basic computer skills
  • Valid Drivers License

Flexible with start date but are looking to fill positions immediately. If you meet the above requirements and are looking for an exciting career with in our business please submit your cover letter & resume by email to: cwd@stratfordflorist.com

Curb Appeal Garden Designs has been in business for over 5 years. Company is growing and in need of designers. We specialize in seasonal outdoor planters and gardens.

Looking for individual who is creative, hardworking and reliable.

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Prepping planters and removal of last seasons plant material
  • Planting annuals and perennials in gardens
  • Preparing arrangements
  • Dealing with customers
  • Assisting in layout and design of garden
  • Loading & unloading of annuals and tropical
  • Cleanup

Job Requirements

  • Available May 10th - June 19th 40 hour week 9-6 Monday - Friday
  • Creative with a good understanding of flowers
  • Being able to keep up with the fast pace

Email: curbappealdesigns@gmail.com

Pistil Flowers is looking to hire an experienced floral designer for a part time position to start immediately. We are looking for someone who is/has;

- previous floral experience
- self motivated and hard working
- strong communication skills and excellent customer service skills
- must be able to work some weekends and have a flexible schedule
- drivers licence is a plus but not required

Please email a resume and a minimum of (5) photos of your most recent work to jasmin@pistilflowers.com No phone calls or walk ins please.

Attention Entrepreneurs

This is a golden opportunity to own your own flower and gift shop business. The owner is selling for health reasons. Well established since the last six years. Excellent location, close to lots of hindu and sikh temples requiring flowers on different occasions. Lots of loyal clientele. FTD, Bluenet, Teleflower & Wire Co. softwares for sending flowers to different areas. Low rent and TMI.

Asking price only $87000.00 includes all the chattels. The owner is willing to provide initial training. The location is amazing in front of a gas station, Wendy's and Tim Hortons, attracting lots of traffic. The gross income is over 100K with lots of potential.

Call today for details. Jai Walia Broker iPro Realty 416-417-5111

Want to start your own floral business?

A well established florist shop, in business for more than 18 years is for sale in Mississauga.
Low rent and low overheads. Established customer base with corporate accounts. Approx. 1000 sq ft of space complete with walk in cooler. Turn-key operation.

For enquires please call direct: (416) 575-5735

Westbrook is known best for its unique selections, superior quality, freshness, and customer service within the floral industry. Over several decades we have built a reputation as one of the country's leading wholesalers, servicing a diverse customer base. We are currently
seeking a Floral Designer at our Grimsby location In this role you will be responsible for supporting assigned accounts by determining their product needs and providing creative solutions to support account growth. You will act as a liaison between the various
departments to ensure designs ideas come to fruition.

Key Responsibilities:
- Design product offerings for assigned accounts including; botanical arrangements, bouquet arrangements and upgrades
- Work closely with sales team to identify needs, develop customer portfolio and increase sales through compelling designs
- Work with design team and purchasing to procure and cost new items for
accounts
- Coordinate with purchasing to ensure lead times are respected, and on hand inventory is replenished as required
- Work with account manager, production and design in assigning substitutes as necessary
- Identify seasonal trends in flowers and design to continuously provide the customer with the latest trends

Qualifications:
- Education in horticulture or floral design
- Minimum 5+ years experience designing in the floral industry
- Outstanding customer service and consultation skills
- Demonstrated organization skills to manage multiple tasks
- Strong computer skills, MS Office
- Effective written and communication skills
- Ability to lift up to 30 lbs repetitively
- Ability to work in a fast paced environment

If you are interested in joining a team committed to delivering the highest standards of service and quality, please submit your resume to employment@westbrookfloral.com . We welcome all applications however only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.