Marthastewartflowers.com claims to offer a ‘stylish selection of floral gifts fresh from the world’s best farms'. They offer arrangements of roses, lilies, orchids and other exotic and attractive flowers, all through the different seasons of the year.
The site is owned by renowned housekeeping entrepreneur Martha Stewart. The site has been designed to cater to different categories and occasions such as seasonal and holiday, monthly gift programs, everyday occasions, category of flowers wise, by price, Martha Stewart’s Personal Favorites, Best sellers and New Products.
Martha Stewart Flowers include ranges to match each occasion of your life. They have flowers for all occasions. The products are divided by category into single varieties, bouquets, blooming plants and orchid plants. Among single varieties are roses, lilies, daisies, and rulips etc. By price they are divided into under $35, under $50, under $70 and premium selections.
There is also a product featured as Martha’s pick of the Day and another called ‘Our favorite’. Additionally there is a category called Best Sellers.
Shipping, ordering and delivery
Online ordering with this site is safe. You can track the progress of your order by logging into the site with your confidential password and clicking on ‘tracking information’. The most up to date info on your order will be displayed. Alternatively you can call a 24-hour customer help line. You can follow a similar procedure to change your order.
Shipping charges depend on the nature of the order and the destination. They take orders for delivery anywhere in the United States from around the world. They deliver all days except Sundays, Mondays and all major holidays. For Tuesday through Saturday delivery orders must be placed before 12 noon EST, the day before you would like your shipment to arrive.
For all locations within continental United States, morning delivery will be delivered by 12 noon, on the requested delivery date, afternoon delivery will be by 5 p.m. for business locations and by 8 p.m. for residential address on the requested delivery date. All shipments have a signature release, which means it can be dropped off without requiring a signature. In most cases, the deliverer will knock or ring the bell and if there is no response will leave the package at somewhere safe near the delivery location. Martha Stewart’s flowers are specially packed in beautiful and sturdy packaging to ensure their freshness. Enclosed is your personalized gift message, plant food and care instructions indicating how best to care for the gift. Sales tax is charged according to the rules of the ship to address.
Martha Stewart Flowers guarantees your complete satisfaction with her beautiful flowers. If you are unsatisfied she promises a refund. If you want to purchase a lovely vase for the flowers you can do so at the point of checkout. After you have selected the flowers and the date of delivery you can choose the vase of your taste for an additional surcharge. If you forget your password or have any trouble with the website you can contact their 24 hour help line.
To confirm your order, you will get three e-mail messages- a) Martha Stewart Flowers receipt of order b) E-mail the day your flowers ship c) Delivery confirmation of your order.
Martha Stewart was a stockbroker and homemaker before her 1982 best-selling book ‘Entertaining’ catapulted her to celebrity status as mega homemaker. Stewart made hay by venturing into a number of allied businesses like catering, a syndicated T.V. show, a successful magazine, and several books. MarthaStewartflowers.com is her fledgling foray into the flower business.