Profile: FTD Companies Inc (FTD.O)
FTD Companies, Inc. (FTD), incorporated on April 25, 2008, is a floral and gifting company. The Company operates through four segments: Consumer, Florist, International and Provide Commerce. Through its Consumer segment, FTD is a direct marketer of floral and gift products for consumers, primarily in the United States and Canada. Through its Florist segment, the Company is a provider of products and services to its floral network members, which include traditional retail florists and other non-florist retail locations, primarily in the United States and Canada. The Company's International segment consists of Interflora, which operates primarily in the United Kingdom and the Republic of Ireland. Through its Provide Commerce segment, FTD is a direct marketer of floral and gift products, including specialty foods, personalized gifts and other gifting products for consumers, primarily in the United States.
The Company's portfolio of brands includes ProFlowers, ProPlants, Shari's Berries, Personal Creations, RedEnvelope, Flying Flowers, Flowers Direct, Ink Cards, Postagram, and Gifts.com. The Company operates primarily in the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom and the Republic of Ireland. It offers a range of delivery options, including same-day delivery to the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom and the Republic of Ireland, next-day and future-day delivery service across the world, and three-hour, as well as, morning and afternoon delivery options in the United Kingdom.
The Company's consumer business in the United States and Canada operates primarily through its www.ftd.com Website, associated mobile sites and the 1-800-SEND-FTD telephone number. FTD primarily offers fresh-cut flowers, floral arrangements and plants. FTD also markets and sells gift items, including jewelry, chocolate dip delights and other sweets, gift baskets, wine and champagne, fruit and spa products. FTD's consumer orders are hand-delivered by its floral network members providing same-day and future-day delivery services.
Through its florist business, the Company provides a range of products and services to members of its floral network, including services that enable its floral network members to send, receive and deliver floral orders. FTD's floral network members include traditional retail florists, as well as other retail locations offering floral and related products, that are located primarily in the United States and Canada. The Company also provides products and services to other companies in need of floral and gifting solutions. The Company's range of services include access to the FTD brand and the Mercury Man logo, which are supported by various FTD marketing campaigns; clearinghouse and order transmission services that enable its members to send, receive and deliver floral orders; access to the floral network; directory publication services; credit card processing services; e-commerce Website services; online advertising tools, and system support services. FTD sells products to floral network members, including fresh-cut flowers, branded and non-branded containers, packaging, promotional products and a range of other floral-related supplies. The Company also provides point-of-sale systems and related technology services that enable its floral network members to transmit and receive orders, and manage various back-office functions of a retailer's business, including accounting, customer relationship management, direct marketing campaigns, delivery route management and event planning.
The Company's International segment consists of the operations of Interflora. Interflora is a direct marketer of floral and gift products for consumers and operates primarily through its www.interflora.co.uk, www.flyingflowers.co.uk and www.interflora.ie Websites, associated mobile sites and various telephone numbers. Orders are transmitted to floral network members or third-party suppliers for processing and delivery. The majority of consumer orders are hand-delivered by its floral network members, who provide same-day delivery, including three-hour delivery. The members also provide evening and Sunday delivery options, as well as timed delivery services. The remaining consumer orders are fulfilled and shipped in a gift box directly to the recipient by third parties, who provide next-day and future-day delivery services. Its Interflora segment offers its floral network members access to the Interflora brand and the Mercury Man logo; services that enable its members to send, receive, and deliver floral and gift orders, and e-commerce Website services. In addition, it sells fresh-cut flowers, certain associated gift products, and floral-related supplies to its floral network members and other customers.
Provide Commerce Segment
The Company's Provide Commerce business operates primarily through the www.proflowers.com, www.berries.com, www.personalcreations.com, www.proplants.com and www.gifts.com Websites, associated mobile sites, mobile applications and various telephone numbers. Floral and gift offerings include fresh-cut flowers, floral arrangements, plants, gourmet-dipped berries and other specialty foods, personalized gifts, premium fresh fruit baskets, and other gifting products. Consumer orders for this segment are fulfilled and shipped directly to the recipient primarily through its Company-operated distribution network or by third-party suppliers. The Provide Commerce segment is consisted of two units, ProFlowers/Gourmet Foods and Personal Creations.
The Company competes with 1-800-FLOWERS.COM, Inc.
FTD Companies Inc
3113 Woodcreek Dr
DOWNERS GROVE IL 60515-5412