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Drone Delivered Valentine Flowers by FlowerDeliveryExpress.com

COMMERCE TOWNSHIP, Mich., Feb. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Robots have feelings too, right? Well, maybe not, but FlowerDeliveryExpress.com is delivering flowers and romantic feelings of love via drone just in time for Valentine's Day.

www.flowerdeliveryexpress.com for more information. The company has been voted “Best Florist” more than a dozen times, and is known for floral deliveries around the block or around the world. They are a multi-million dollar floral company with millions of customers." florist_="florist_" more="more" than="than" dozen="dozen" times_="times_" and="and" is="is" known="known" for="for" deliveries="deliveries" block="block" or="or" around="around" the="the" world_="world_" they="they" are="are" a="a" multi-million="multi-million" dollar="dollar" floral="floral" company="company" with="with" millions="millions" of="of" customers__="customers__" class="prnml">

Wesley Berry, CEO of FlowerDeliveryExpress.com, recently conducted the first known flower delivery by drone. Watch the drone flower delivery, which took place in West Bloomfield, Mich., here http://bit.ly/1lXLQgn.

"We're in the business of delivering surprises and conveying emotions – not just delivering flowers," said Berry. "Technology is ever-changing, and we're having a lot of fun experimenting with alternative flower delivery methods, such as our successful flowers by drone delivery. We're also testing other unique delivery methods such as trucks carrying pre-made bouquets for rapid delivery and developing other guarded secret methods. We want to offer new and exciting experiences to our customers, so we're asking for their help to keep our products innovative and relevant."

FlowerDeliveryExpress.com is launching a consumer beta program to test alternative delivery methods and other development efforts with a select group of customers before going to market. Consumers can sign up for the beta test group at www.FlowerDeliveryExpress.com/beta. Participation is not guaranteed, and you must be a U.S. resident.

In the business of shipping flowers, FlowerDeliveryExpress.com is taking action to stay ahead. "Drones are an emerging technology that will provide an economically viable shipping option for our customers," said Berry. "We believe the use of drones will become common practice in the near future."

Berry added: "Drones, fly out!"

About FlowerDeliveryExpress.com 
Wesley Berry is the CEO of FlowerDeliveryExpress.com, a multi-million dollar online floral delivery operation. Berry also owns Wesley Berry Flowers, a Detroit-based brick-and-mortar florist established in 1946. FlowerDeliveryExpress.com is rated A+ by the Better Business Bureau. The company has also been voted "Best Florist" more than a dozen times. 

FlowerDeliveryExpress.com delivers from their own brick and mortar flower shops with their own delivery fleet, and through FedEx and UPS from coast to coast. Deliveries are also made via a computerized sending network of affiliated shops. They provide delivery throughout most of the United States, Canada, and more than 80 countries around the world. Shoppers can conveniently make floral purchases 24 hours a day/7 days a week by phone at 888-851-2881 or online at www.FlowerDeliveryExpress.com. Like FlowerDeliveryExpress.com on Facebook.

 

According to Wesley Berry CEO of FlowerDeliveryExpress.com, the first flower delivery by drone  occurred in Metro Detroit on Saturday, February 8th, 2014. The company is recruiting for their consumer focus groups to beta test drone delivery services. Participants will receive products for free and, at, or below cost products in exchange for providing valuable feedback that will help drive future floral products and services. To enlist, visit FlowerDeliveryExpress.com/beta.

 

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