If you search online, you will notice that there is a boom in the number of online flower shops nowadays. And why not? People are going back to the older ways to gift people with eco-safe natural products like flowers. There are three types of shops prevailing in the floral industry in the present day.
- Mass market competitors
These types of shops are basically cash and carry businesses. They neither offer any arrangements nor offer delivery services. The dealings of these shops are in bulk. Hence, such shops can offer such discounts. Usually, the smaller shops buy from them. Hence, you may say that these shops are more into B2B transactions instead of B2C transactions.
- Traditional Retail florists
Making the arrangements and delivering the flowers are some of the common services that you can enjoy from the retail flower shop [ร้าน ดอกไม้ กรุงเทพ, which is the term in Thai]. If you are planning for some floral decorations at the parties, be it a wedding or a birthday celebration. You can call such retail shops and ask for floral decoration services. The markup is usually 2X’s on all the hard goods. The amount will go up for the fresh products as the markup is usually 3.5X’s. Over and above, there will be labor charges. The charges of labor are generally 20% to 30%.
- Mixed operations
These types of flower shops are doing both types of jobs. Whether you want the arrangement and delivery of the flowers or you want to book the shop for events and decorations, you can get all types of services. Precisely, such shops are good for both B2B and B2C transactions. These shops are also exhibiting much creativity with time as they have the flowers and then necessary labor to experiment with floral arrangements and decors. Now approach the shops depending on the nature of your need.