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Local florist bests big delivery sites in Yahoo! ‘Savvy Spender’ comparison

Yahoo!’s “Savvy Spender” set out to review four of the top floral delivery sites: 1800Flowers.com, ProFlowers.com, Teleflora and FTD.

But at the end of the day — or approximately 2:40 of this video clip — it was a local florist that outshone the big online retailers.

“To see how a local florist compares to the online experience, we ordered a dozen roses from our neighborhood florist,” said Savvy Spender host Vera Gibbons. “It was by far the most impressive arrangement with the longest stems, the most vibrant roses, and beautiful accents.

“Remember, roses travel all the way from South America, and it takes a professional florist to rehydrate them properly.”

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