The Bahamas’ oldest florist is looking to expand its weddings and event planning operation to 50 per cent of its overall business via its JW Events division, a company executive telling Tribune Business it had seen a 10 per cent increase in its sales year-over-year.
“Like everyone else, business has been slow. Our sales, however, were up about 10 per cent over the previous year and that’s pretty significant,”said Al Collie, Nassau Florist’s general manager.
The company is poised to relocate to the 6,000 square foot Villa Flora, at Victoria Avenue and Dowdswell Street, on April 1 to facilitate its business expansion and long-term cost cutting plan.
Mr Collie said: “We already are involved with weddings here in the Bahamas, being a florist. What we wish to do is expand into what’s called destination management, which includes destination weddings.
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