1-800-Flowers.com (NASDAQ:FLWS) reported quarterly earnings yesterday, and I thought it was a very good call. On the positive side, the company saw market share gains in the BloomNet business and strong growth out of the gift business (the most attractive segment when considering an investment in FLWS). On the negative side, analysts were concerned about increased costs associated with mobile/social investment, but I think these concerns were overblown. Additionally, when we exclude the benefit of the consolidation of iFlorist, the floral business was slightly weaker than expected. Coming out of this earnings call, I wanted to provide my opinion on what to look for out of the business in 2014 to make sure that the movement online/integration of...
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