North Park Florist, a 30-year-old stalwart on Hertel Avenue, is getting into one of the fastest-growing segments in the retail industry: the subscription box.
Dubbed Love. Local. Me., each box gathers sample and full-sized products from Buffalo-based companies such as Buffalo Gal Organics and Whimsy Confections. Subscribers receive a new box each month with a different assortment for $49 per month.
The first box contains shortbread cookies by McDuffies Bakery, Buffalove Socks by Beaming Buffalo, "SHPRITZ" and body lotion by Lily Pad Boutique, Bath Salts from Buffalo Gal Organics, Artisan Chocolates by Whimsy Confections and Buffalo Chai Tea by Design a Tea.
North Park delivers to the city of Buffalo and its surrounding suburbs. It also ships outside the region by request for an additional fee.