The Interflora Mecury Man visits Essex

by Bethany Day on November 18, 2012

Interflora Mercury ManAt a time when service is really important to consumers cautious with their money a local Interflora florist in Braintree florist has been acknowledged for offering the best customer service in the country.

As a reward, Fleurtations florist shop based in Braintree, Essex recieved a special visit from the Interflora Mercury Man last weekend.

The Mercury Man is the Roman messenger god and has been Interflora’s world-famous emblem since 1914, encapsulating fast delivery and excellent service.

On Saturday he spent  the day with proprietor Yolande Turgoose and her team, working in her shop and handing out flowers to passers-by.

Fleurtations also ran a competition to win a beautiful bouquet delievered by the Mercury Man himself. The lucky winner was local resident Trina Whitaker.

Interflora Mercury Man

Fleurtations is a family run business and Yolande has been a qualified florist for over 30 years with enormous experience in all aspects of the florist industry. A real family affair her daughter Nadine Keeble and son-in-law Christopher also work with her.

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{ 7 comments… read them below or add one }

Daniel Howitt 20 Nov 2012 at 1:40 pm

I use fleutations on a regular basis I find the service amazing. I find the staff brilliantthey are always helpful and could not do enough for you. I would recommendthem to everyone there flowers are beautiful good to see them getting the credit they deserve 🙂

Stella Curry 20 Nov 2012 at 4:33 pm

WELL DONE Yolande and all the staff at Fleurtations …. lovely to get some recoginition for the wonderful service that Fleurtations have always prided themselves in – I have always been amazed by the fantastic flower displays produced by Yolande and her team, whether its an urgent order or a one-off special, always made to the highest standard and with great all round customer service from order to doorstep delivery.
Congratulations ‘best customer service in the country’ that’s something to shout about.

Colin Rippingale 20 Nov 2012 at 10:33 pm

Been using Fluertations for 12yrs now and have never been let down, staff are always friendly, they are always on time and the bouquets are beautiful! A real prsonal touch.
Congratulations on the award….fully deserved!!!!!!

Jodie Dodd 21 Nov 2012 at 12:59 pm

YAY!!! Well Done Team Fleurtations!!!!!!!! So pleased for you all! 🙂
You’re the best at what you do and I refuse to go anywhere else for my flowers!
Whenever I have ordered or been sent flowers I have always been taken aback by the beautifully presented bouquets.



Timothy Hills 24 Nov 2012 at 2:21 pm

Well done on your recognition by Interflora! Completely deserved.
I must have used Lizzie before you for 10 years, then you guys since you took over 8 years ago. Whether it’s been a single rose as a “thank-you”, a small bunch of freesias for the latest pretty girl to arrive in Braintree, or a large basket or bouquet for a special occasion, the flowers are always gorgeous, beautifully arranged, and there seem to be more than I was expecting.
Keep it up.

Becki West 24 Nov 2012 at 6:59 pm

An amazing florist,i’ve used them many times mostly for deliveries.
Always make lovely bouquets with flowers that last for a good couple of weeks.
I cant praise them enough for there fantastic service.
Its no surprise they’ve won an award!..Keep up the good work!!

Rob Murkowski 27 Nov 2012 at 11:41 pm

Congratulations Fleurtations!!
Im very pleased to hear you have come 1st out of so many shops as you certaintly deserve it for all of the hard work and thought that goes into your store.
You’re always on time, efficient, well priced & most of all very helpfull……..

All the best……

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