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Mail order flower firm Bloom & Wild is bloomin’ big hit

Firm sees business soar 400 per cent

Gillian Nelis

Managing Editor

@gnelis
16th April, 2017
Aron Gelbar, co-founder and chief executive of Bloom & Wild Picture: Tom Griffiths

An online flower retailer, which allows customers to have bouquets delivered through their letterboxes, has seen its business in Ireland grow by almost 400 per cent since it launched here last year. Bloom & Wild, which raised £3.75 million in its most recent funding round in February, began delivering to Ireland in September.

According to chief executive Aron Gelbard, the company’s rate of growth here, at 376 per cent over the past six months, was significantly...

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