Press Release - announces partnership with Morrison Healthcare


Online Hospital Gift Shop Services Experience Dramatic, Nationwide Expansion

SAN DIEGO, CA, January 14, 2015—Hospital Gift Shop (, a Healthy Commerce brand, today announced a new partnership with Morrison Healthcare, a leading national food and nutrition services company serving more than 600 hospitals and healthcare systems.

Morrison operates 42 on-site retail gift shops in hospitals nationwide, but with more than 600 facilities to service, they were looking for a way to expand gifting opportunities to their patients and visitors.

“Branches, our on-site gift shops, offer warm personal service in a serene and spa-like environment,” said Christine Murphy, Brand Manager for Branches. “In selecting an online gift shop partner, we searched for a company who values the customer experience as we do. is known for their attentive and friendly support team, making them a natural fit for us.”

Already the largest online network of hospital gift shops in the country, the partnership with Morrison expands’s delivery reach well beyond 8,000 hospitals. The company will build and manage the online shops for all of Morrison’s facilities, delivering flowers, get well gifts, and new baby items to hospitals in the US and Canada.

“Our service connects patients to loved ones and gives them the much needed lift to help them recover more quickly. Flowers and gifts can improve patient outcomes, and we love being a part of that,” said Jim Thomas, President of Healthy Commerce.

In addition to delivering to most hospitals, Hospital Gift Shop manages, maintains, and customizes online shops for many of the nation's top hospitals. These online shops are tailored to the specific needs of the facility.


Morrison Healthcare is a leading national food and nutrition services company exclusively dedicated to serving more than 600 hospitals and healthcare systems. Morrison's hospital kitchens, restaurants, and cafés feature socially responsible practices and exceptional guest experiences. Morrison has been named one of Modern Healthcare's "Top 100 Best Places to Work in Healthcare" for the past five years, and Training Magazine's Top 125 organizations for the past six consecutive years. The company is a division of Compass Group and has more than 1,200 registered dietitians, 300 executive chefs, and 17,000 professional food service team members. Commerce, Inc. is a San Diego, California based company with a mission to assist in improving the patient outcomes and satisfaction by connecting them to their loved ones and the products they need for comfortable recovery. provides an easy, three-step process for sending personalized flowers, gifts and care items to patients in over 8,000 hospitals across the United States and Canada. The gifts and products in our store have been specially selected to address all hospital stays, from the birth of a baby to the treatment of an illness.

For further information, please write us at or call, toll-free 858-395-4546.

Jim Thomas, President
320 South Cedros, Suite 300
Solana Beach, California 92075
Phone: 877-887-3200
Outside U.S.: 858-395-4546
Fax: 760-454-2414