During the timely Black Friday union strikes. Founder & CEO Jim McCann and Modell’s CEO, Mitch Modell discuss the issue and its impact on both union and non-union companies. McCann highlights that1-800-Flowers.com offers its Work-At-Home program to customer service team members, allowing those who prefer to work from home, stay engaged in the work force.
Featured on Inc.com “How I Did It” web video series, Founder & CEO, Jim McCann discusses how 1-800-Flowers.com felt the effects of the financial crisis and the company’s road to recovery and ultimately, growth. In order to survive the recession, McCann focused on cutting 1-800-Flowers.com expenses and creating a deeper relationship with our customers. The company also invested in social, mobile and our infrastructure to ensure its success and future. By Daniel Wolfman and Chris Beier
During a video interview with CNBC|Yahoo! Finance “Off the Cuff”, Founder & CEO, Jim McCann discusses 1-800-Flowers.com history from purchasing one single flower shop in Manhattan in 1976 and embracing 800 vanity number service to the recent success utilizing social media technology to mimic the relationships the company had with its first 30 customers, decades ago. By CNBC – Off the Cuff
Founder & CEO Jim McCann explains to host Pimm Fox and fellow guest T3 CEO, Gay Gaddis that Mother’s Day is no longer just to about your mom, it’s a time to celebrate all the moms in your life. In addition, McCann and Fox discussed the importance of social and mobile for today’s consumer shopping experience and allows “customers to act on their thoughtfulness much more easily.”
Host Pimm Fox interviews Founder & CEO JimMcCann during 1-800-Flowers.com peak Valentine’s season, highlighting that the brand will sell 7 – 10 million rose stems for the holiday. Additionally, McCann discusses the importance of the company’s successful operations during the peak season to ensure the world’s freshest flowers and products deliver smiles for the holiday.
With the uncertainities of the fiscal cliff looming over the upcoming holiday season, host Neil Cavuto discusses the issue with1-800-Flowers.com CEO & Founder Jim McCann and Modell’s CEO, Mitch Modell. McCann explains that despite the direct impact felt by Hurricane Sandy, the company expects strong holiday sales – especially for the gourmet food and gift basket brands. Fox Business Network “Cavuto” Video