The Competitive Industry That is Flower Delivery in NZ

Valentine’s Day, Mother’s Day, weddings and birthdays – in New Zealand flowers are an important way to celebrate these special occasions and for those who sell them, flower delivery is a highly competitive industry.

Many people think that because you’re working with something as “simple” and beautiful as flowers, that it’s an easy business, just playing with flowers all day. Indeed, working with fresh floral product is a joy, but delivering bouquets can be extremely difficult to get right.

Not only does their popularity fluctuate based on fashion trends but online florists have the added burden of dealing with a product that essentially loses its quality within a few days. Flowers are fragile and perishable, making their safe delivery, challenging. Inventory turnover and loss from product shrinkage makes timing and quantities critical.

This means that quality and efficiency are extremely important for successful flower delivery in New Zealand. Rapid distribution of floral arrangements is essential to get the freshest possible product to the customer on time and in perfect condition.

Online florists who can build up a good reliable reputation will be more successful. Customers need to trust that they will get great value when they place an order for flowers they’ll never see. Successful flower delivery companies like Gift Barn always keep quality at the front of their minds to ensure the consumer can enjoy the beautiful blooms for as long as possible. 

New technology and online marketing is also having a strong impact. Successful flower delivery businesses are embracing the new creative opportunities to wow customers with examples of the beautiful floral arrangements they can offer - bouquets such as Gift Barn's Warm and Fiery, a rich autumn toned bouquet including gerberas, calla lillies, leucodendron. Or the deep red roses scented stock & scented lillies of their Romance bouquet - and many more.

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Nicola Vandermeer

I live in London, UK and have used The Gift Barn many times to send gifts home to family in NZ. They always provide a fabulous service - my stepmum especially loved her birthday pamper box of ecostore lotions and potions delivered last week! Thanks for all your help in helping me to send love back home :-)

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Angela Cahill

A fabulous experience was achieved by using Gift Barn to send a super special birthday surprise to my sister-in-law in New Zealand from my husband and self in the U.K. She loved it and it was received by courier on the day...Thank you Gift Barn.

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Kiri Atkins Pakiri

Best online gift company! Great products, fast service, lovely helpful staff, always deliver quickly. Far exceed my expectations, guaranteed satisfaction every time. Recommend 100%!! Can't thank you enough :))

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Bruce Cornwell

My daughter has lived in New Zealand for over 10 years. We always send her and her family gifts for every occasion which costs and American arm and leg. I've looked many times to find a NZ Company I could order from to send local and the other day I found this company. I ordered one day and it was delivered the next. My daughter loved it. She said that the different products in the basket were the best quality and local products. I am so happy to have found this website. Thank you so much,

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Fiona Bledge

I was delighted with the gift basket I ordered for mum on her birthday. She was thrilled with the way it was presented and especially pleased with the gift card which used a lovely font and seemed more personal. They also delivered on time. Thank you so much, I will definitely be ordering from you again.

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Lesley Gradek

Gift Barn makes it soooooo easy for us to send personal gifts to folks back home in NZ. Thank you for a wonderful service. I have used this company for many years. A satisfied repeat customer. Thanks to all at Girt Barn.

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Barbara Ryan

I've been on the receiving end of the Bennets premium chocolates. Very nice gift. So now I'm sending them as a birthday gift. This site is very easy to manage - with lots of other interesting gifts to choose from too.

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Paula Riseborough

Brilliant choice and service. Excellent for overseas customers and the quality is always excellent. I will recommend to all ex-pat kiwis to use for family back home. Thank-you

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Kay Austin

My friend received her gift and was delighted with the contents and presentation. I was impressed with the quick delivery and hassle free service. Many thanks to The Gift Barn. I will certainly recommend and use your service again.

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Margaret Brain

Delighted with the quick delivery, and stunning flowers sent- 3 Pink Gerbra. Recipient was also delighted. Very happy to recommend this company for outstanding customer service

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