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This flower company survived Mother’s Day, but the future remains uncertain

May 11, 2020
“If there’s a recession on the horizon, we’re all just going to be at the mercy of what that looks like,” said Christina Stembel, CEO of Farmgirl Flowers.
For companies like Farmgirl Flowers, the second weekend in May is one of the most important of the year.
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Not just for Mother's Day: Greeting cards rake in big profits

May 12, 2017
'Sending a note feels so much more meaningful than a text,' says card maker Rosanna Kvernmo.
The National Retail Federation estimates that 78 percent of Americans will buy greeting cards for Mother's Day.
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Mother's Day turns 100 (not-so-subtle reminder)

May 8, 2014
Marketplace Datebook for Friday, May 9, 2014

Dove tops list of mothers' 10 favorite brands

May 7, 2014
Despite backlash to their "Real Beauty" ad campaign, Dove is the best perceived brand by mothers in the U.S..

Paula Poundstone on the value of Mother's Day

May 10, 2013
According to The National Retail Federation, consumers will spend $20.7 billion on Mother's Day gifts this year, but Paula Poundstone, comedian and mom of three, thinks everyone should save their money.

The cheapest gifts you can buy Mom without breaking her heart

May 6, 2013
Looking for the perfect gift to give to Mom this Mother's Day? How about a finding a deal that shows your affection and your practically -- something every mom can appreciate.

My mom, the comeback kid

May 10, 2012
Jen Miller's face -- and her money habits -- mirror her mother's.

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