Movers and SHAKERS
In For A Rough Spell
1-800-FLOWERS.COM, Inc. is the leading provider of gourmet and floral gifts for all occasions. For nearly 40 years, 1-800-FLOWERS® has been helping deliver smiles for customers with gifts for every occasion, including fresh flowers, premium, gift-quality fruits, and other gourmet items from Harry & David®, popcorn and specialty treats from The Popcorn Factory®; cookies and baked gifts from Cheryl’s®; premium chocolates and confections from Fannie May®; gift baskets and towers from 1-800-Baskets.com®; premium English muffins and other breakfast treats from Wolferman’s; carved fresh fruit arrangements from FruitBouquets.com; and top quality steaks and chops from Stock Yards®. The Company’s BloomNet® international floral wire service provides a broad range of quality products and value-added services designed to help professional florists grow their businesses profitably.
Michael Kupinski, Director of Research, Noble Capital Markets, Inc.
Patrick McCann, Research Associate, Noble Capital Markets, Inc.
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Outlook takes a turn. Consumer confidence has waned, there is worsening inflation, and continued supply chain disruptions, all indicate that the company has entered into a challenging operating environment. As such, we are lowering our revenue and adj. EBITDA expectations for the company for fiscal 2022 and taking a sobering view of fiscal 2023.
Cost reductions provide benefit. The company continues to automate its operations where possible to lower costs. Recently the company reduced its labor force by 40% at an Ohio facility as a result of automation. We believe such steps are especially important for the company during the current economic environment, which is expected to impact margins ...
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