Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the
Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of report (Date of earliest event reported): June 10, 2020

(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in Charter)

(State or Other Jurisdiction
of Incorporation)
File Number)
(I.R.S. Employer
Identification No.)

One Old Country Road, Suite 500, Carle Place, New York 11514
(Address of Principal Executive Offices, and Zip Code)

(516) 237-6000
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 (Former Name or Former Address, if Changed Since Last Report) 
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 Class A Common Stock
 The Nasdaq Stock Market

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ITEM 5.02  Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers

Effective as of June 10, 2020, Steven Lightman has been promoted to President, Gourmet Foods & Gift Baskets, of 1-800-Flowers.com, Inc. (the “Company”).  Mr. Lightman, age 64, has been with the Company since March 2015 and served as President, Harry & David since that date.  He holds a Bachelor of Science and a Bachelor of Arts degree in accounting and business administration from the University of Hartford in Connecticut.

Mr. Lightman’s compensation as President, Gourmet Foods & Gift Baskets has not yet been determined.  There are no arrangements or understandings between Mr. Lightman and any other persons pursuant to which he was selected as President, Gourmet Foods & Gift Baskets. There are also no reportable family relationships or related person transactions involving the Company and Mr. Lightman.


Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.

1-800-FLOWERS.COM, Inc.

/s/ William E. Shea  
    William E. Shea  
    Senior Vice President, Treasurer and  
    Chief Financial Officer  

Date: June 16, 2020