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March 30, 2017
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Houston, TX, March 30, 2017   Floral Service, Inc., doing business as Taylor Wholesale Florist, today announced the acquisition of Miles of Smiles, based in Baytown, Texas. Terms of the asset purchase agreement were not disclosed.
Founded in 1988, Miles of Smiles is a wholesaler of non-perishable floral supplies operating throughout South Central Texas. They specialize in a highly-personalized service to the retail florist trade and the giftware’s industry. Dandree Thurman and her associates will continue to operate Miles of Smiles by relocating their inventory to Houston and it will operate as a division of Taylor Wholesale Florist. Dandree Thurman will assume the duties as President of the Miles of Smiles Division which will concentrate on outside sales promotions and product diversification. The consolidation of common assets and resources in the combined entities will provide economies of scale which will benefit all parties and customers.

“Dandree Thurman and the Miles of Smiles brand enjoy a great reputation for their level of expertise and passion for the industry, “said Keith Taylor, President of Floral Service, Inc. “By consolidating our operations, the combined customer base should see an improvement in systems procurement, warehousing and distribution services. I have always admired Dandree’s work ethic and professional demeanor”.
Taylor Wholesale Florist, which presently operates out of two locations in Houston, has been in the floral trade for more than 45 years.
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