Flower Shops; Types, Advantages, and Disadvantages

Published: 22nd October 2009
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When it comes to gift delivery philippines, there have been many kinds of courier companies that could provide Filipinos working abroad, or OFWs (overseas Filipino workers), a way for them easily send their gifts. But because of the advent of the internet, Filipinos working abroad are not allowed to send their gifts through online shops. Online shops, such as an online gift shop, provided Filipinos faster, easier, and more convenient ways to send gifts to the Philippines. Another thing that made online shops very popular is that OFWs are offered a way to send flower gifts to their loved ones in the Philippines.

Online flower shops became as popular as online gift shops are, mainly because people could easily order flowers without leaving the comfort of their own homes. Online flower shops have also provided OFWs a way for them to send flowers to their families in the Philippines which was impossible in the past.

In the past, the only way that Filipinos could give flowers to their loved ones is by sending remittances and asking one of their friends or relative to buy them flowers for their family or for a special someone. Although this could prove to be more efficient as well as cheaper than online shopping, there are something that make's the gift more worthwhile if it was actually bought by them. Through online flower shops, Filipinos could pick the kind of flower they would like to give to their loved one and hand deliver it through a flower gift delivery philippines service.

Types of Online Flower Shops
There are several types of online flower shops in the industry. There is the local florist that has their own physical, brick-and-mortar flower shop, and the order brokers. Majority of online flower shops in the world are order brokers that only relays order purchases from their website to local florists. The difference is that order broker customers would have to pay an added fee compared to prices found in a local florist shop. These fees are usually included in the price displayed with each product.

Although order broker flower shops are at a disadvantage when it comes to prices, its advantage is that people, particularly OFWs, wouldn't have to look for an online flower shop that could provide them with the kind of service they require. Although local florist shops offer cheaper flowers, their area of flower gift delivery philippines services are limited to their immediate geographical area. Purchases from order broker shops could provide multiple locations through a single website.

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