The U.S. Postal Service has announced a strategic alliance for Metro Post with 1-800-FLOWERS.COM. Metro Post is a same-day delivery service trial that launched yesterday in San Francisco, just in time for last-minute gift ideas during the holidays. Metro Post will be available for purchases involving four of 1-800-FLOWERS.COM's gourmet gift brands, including popcorn and specialty treats from The Popcorn Factory; cookies and baked gifts from Cheryl's; premium chocolates and confections from Fannie May fine chocolates; and gift baskets and towers from 1-800-Baskets.com.
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