1-800 Flowers President & CEO Chris McCann interviewed by Advisor Access

SAN FRANCISCO, May 08, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- 1-800-FLOWERS.COM, Inc. (NASDAQ:FLWS) is a leading provider of gifts for all celebratory occasions. The company’s focus on customer experience as its “number one product” has enabled it to become its customers’ go-to destination for gifting solutions across e-commerce, mobile, and social-commerce channels. Its commitment to investing and innovating to enhance customer engagement has placed the company at the forefront of the fast-growing “conversational commerce” space, which leverages “big data” and artificial intelligence (AI) technology. The 1-800-FLOWERS.COM, Inc. family of brands includes Harry & David®, The Popcorn Factory®, Cheryl’s Cookies®, 1-800-Baskets.com®, Wolferman’s®, Moose Munch®, Personalization Universe®, Simply ChocolateSM, Stock Yards® and FruitBouquets.comSM.

  • Annual revenues exceeding $1.1 billion
  • Strong balance sheet and growing free cash flow
  • Broad and leverageable operating platform
  • An experienced management team aligned with shareholders

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Advisor Access spoke with president and CEO Chris McCann.

Advisor Access: 1-800-FLOWERS.COM has a variety of offerings under its retail umbrella. Can you describe these, and how they fit into the company’s overall retail strategy?

Chris McCann: We offer the broadest selection of gift products for all life’s celebrations, from everyday gifting to special celebratory events. We help our customers connect with important people in their lives with truly original gifts…

We operate in three business segments

  • Gourmet Food and Gift Baskets…
  • Consumer Floral…
  • BloomNet Wire Service…

AA: What are 1-800-FLOWERS.COM’s strongest brand assets?

CM: 1-800-FLOWERS.COM is a leading gourmet foods and floral gift provider for all occasions, with more than $1 billion in annual revenues, strong top- and bottom-line metrics, and a solid balance sheet. With more than a forty-year history in the floral business, 1-800-Flowers.com is a clear leader in the floral category…

AA: Purchasing flowers, candy, and other seasonal gifts for holidays such as Mother’s Day is a cornerstone of 1-800-FLOWERS.COM’s business model. How does the company approach these seasonal markets, and the lulls that come between?

CM: While holiday sales comprise a sizeable portion of our annual revenue, we have a wide range of products targeted at non-holiday events for personal expression. Our everyday gifting strategy enables us to be the one-stop destination for all of our customers’ gifting needs…

AA: Please tell us about your growth strategy and expected financial results in fiscal 2018.

CM: We will continue to extend our market leading position by leveraging the strength of our unique floral and gourmet food brands…

Read the complete answers to these questions and more in the full interview with 1-800-Flowers.com Inc., HERE

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