Almost 5 years after testing out the waters in Shark Tank, founder and CEO of The Bouqs Co., John Tabis, has seen some serious growth with his farm-fresh floral business.
After Tabis first appeared on the show back in 2014 and walked away without a shark onboard, Robert Herjavec recalled the experience and decided to approach The Bouqs Company three years later for help with his upcoming wedding. To this shark, the collaboration was eye-opening. He had no idea that wedding customers can save up to 70% on average working with Tabis’ floral company than with a traditional florist.
On top of that, Herjavec saw that there was, in fact, room for growth in the floral industry with domestic sales amounting to $30 billion and $100 billion all across the globe.
To date, the numbers reveal the company’s overall success, and needless to say, numbers don’t lie. Currently its farm network houses almost 2 billion growing blooms, 10 thousand employees and 4 thousand acres of bountiful flower fields. Since its launch, The Bouqs Co. delivered over 30 million flowers, over 10 million of them being the fan-favorite: roses. Last Valentine’s Day, over 19 thousand rose bouquets alone out of nearly 3 million flowers were delivered just for the holiday.
By The Numbers: Valentine’s Day 2018
People love The Bouqs Co., and they do so for more than just the product, but what it all stands for: commemorating life’s special moments through a farm-fresh floral experience. Not to mention sustainability as well – since flowers are cut-to-order, up to 90% of unnecessary waste is eliminated, and even refrigeration needs are reduced by up to 70%. Farm partners also make sure to practice eco-friendly, sustainable farming, and better yet, they earn up to 20% more working with The Bouqs Co. than the average within the floral industry.
There is no denying the growth our farm-fresh flower delivery company has seen over the years, not just in our numbers but in also being a part of so many of our customers’ special moments. Catch a glimpse of some of our humble beginnings in the original Shark Tank airing below with our one-and-only John Tabis!