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FedEx Is Helping People Make Sure that Their Mother's Day Gifts Arrive in Time


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A NEW SURVEY FROM FEDEX FINDS THAT 60-PERCENT OF SHOPPERS IN THE U-S ARE LOOKING, THIS YEAR, TO LOCAL AND ONLINE SMALL BUSINESSES, FOR THAT PERFECT "MOTHER'S DAY"-GIFT.  IN ADDITION, 84-PERCENT OF RESPONDENTS BELIEVE THAT GIFTS FROM BOUTIQUES AND SMALL RETAILERS ARE "MORE UNIQUE AND PERSONAL"--WHILE 64-PERCENT BELIEVE THAT SUCH GIFTS ARE OF BETTER QUALITY.  CARLA BOYD, OF FEDEX, HAS MORE...

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FRIDAY, MAY 11TH, IS THE SHIPPING-DEADLINE FOR 'MOTHER'S DAY'-DELIVERY BY FEDEX.  WE HAVE A RANGE OF SHIPPING-SOLUTIONS TO HELP CUSTOMERS GET THEIR GIFTS TO MOM IN TIME FOR THE BIG DAY--WHETHER THEY'RE PLANNERS WHO ARE READY TO SHIP, OR LAST-MINUTE SHOPPERS.  AND, WE'LL BE ADDING DOZENS OF FLIGHTS--TO TRANSPORT FLOWERS TO AND FROM OUR MAJOR LOCATIONS, ACROSS THE U-S.  FEDEX IS ALSO TEAMING UP AGAIN WITH 'PROFLOWERS' AND 'SHARI'S BERRIES', TO DELIVER FRESH FLOWERS AND GIFTS ON 'MOTHER'S DAY' ITSELF:  SHOPPERS CAN ORDER FROM A SPECIAL COLLECTION OF ITEMS AT 'PROFLOWERS'-DOT-COM--AS LATE AS NOON, CENTRAL, ON SATURDAY, MAY 12TH--FOR DELIVERY TO LOCATIONS ON SUNDAY, MAY 13TH."

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FOR MORE INFORMATION, VISIT "FEDEX"-DOT-COM.



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