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1-800-Flowers.com CEO Chris McCann. Pic: 1-800-Flowers.com

Financial results

1-800-Flowers.com reaps rewards of e-commerce boom

By Anthony Myers

One of North America’s leading e-commerce providers of products has reported results for its Fiscal 2021 Third Quarter ended March 28, 2021, with record total net revenues of $474.2m, driven by ecommerce growth of 83.2%.

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Guest post

The benefits of chocolate as a sleep aid

By Anthony Myers

Approximately 80-90 million Easter eggs are consumed by British consumers every year, and with health and wellbeing a priority in the fight against COVID-19, we take a fun look at the main ways chocolate can affect a good night's rest.

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Easter

First-ever amphibian becomes 2021 Cadbury Bunny

By Anthony Myers

The Hershey Company, which sells Cadbury products in the US under licence from Cadbury UK Ltd, has announced the winner of its 2021 Cadbury Bunny Competition – and it’s a frog called Betty!

Even in an 'unprecedented year', Easter traditions remain strong, says the NCA. Pic: GettyImages

Seasonal

Boost to chocolate and candy sales expected this Easter

By Anthony Myers

Most people who celebrate Easter will share a gift of chocolate and candy to celebrate the season, according to the National Confectioners Association’s (NCA) latest report on seasonal confectionery sales.

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