SOURCE: Consumer Choice Award

Consumer Choice Award

Consumer Choice Award

July 24, 2017 11:00 ET

Southern Alberta Consumers Meet With Barry Matthews from Red Rose Florist

CALGARY, AB--(Marketwired - July 24, 2017) - This is RED ROSE FLORISTS 15th-year as a Consumer Choice Award winner in the category of Florist in the region of Southern Alberta. The company has been in business since 1979 and is Southern Alberta's industry leader in Flowers.

QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS:

Q: WHAT DOES IT MEAN FOR YOUR COMPANY TO BE VOTED BY CONSUMERS AS YOUR CITY'S BEST?
A: It is a great honour to be recognized for this award for the past 15 years. We will continue to strive for it for the next 15!

Q: WHAT SETS YOU APART FROM YOUR COMPETITORS?
A: We have great customer service, a GIANT selection of flowers - if you are looking for it, we have it! We are open 7-days a week with nice long hours! Monday to Saturday 6am-9pm and Sunday 9:30am-6pm

Q: HOW WILL WINNING THIS AWARD AFFECT THE WORK YOU DO MOVING FORWARD?
A: We will focus on continuing to go above and beyond for our customers!

Q: WHAT IS THE BIGGEST RISK YOU HAVE EVER TAKEN IN BUSINESS?
A: Starting the flower shop! Best risk I've ever made.

Q: BUSINESSWISE, WHAT IS YOUR NEXT BIG STEP?
A: We are looking at growing our events and weddings - So if you have a wedding, conference or fundraiser that you need something that sets you above - come talk to us!

Q: WHAT IS YOUR BUSINESS MOTTO?
A: Always say yes! - We will go above and beyond to make sure we have the product you are looking for, as long as it is in season somewhere in the world we will get it!

Q: IF I COULD OWN ONE WORD IN THE MIND OF MY CUSTOMERS, IT WOULD BE?
A: Reliability. The floral industry sees people through the very best moments in their life and the hard, tough times. We want our customers to feel that we are their for them through it all.

GETTING TO KNOW BARRY MATTHEWS

WHAT I LOVE IN MY JOB... Working with my employees - I have a great group of people here, seeing them is the best part of my day!

DAILY, I TRY TO... Start early and get ahead for the day because you never know what the day will hold.

DURING MY SPARE TIME I... Go to the flea markets and antique shops.

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Contact Information

  • CONTACT INFORMATION
    Barry Matthews
    Owner
    (403) 276-1184
    redroseflorist.com
    2004 Centre Street NE
    Calgary, AB T2E 2T1