After 31 years in Downers Grove, FTD is packing its bags and heading for the city.
On Thursday, the global floral and gifting company cut the ribbon at its new headquarters in the Loop. Mayor Rahm Emanuel was on hand for the opening of the new 50,000-square-foot office, which is located at 1 North Dearborn.
“The move to Chicago was number one about recruiting, but it’s also about culture,” said CEO John Walden. “For us to achieve our plans and be technology-driven and accomplish all the things we want to accomplish, we have to act like a different company than we have for the past 31 years.”