The exploits of Flora Robbins, who works in a florist shop called “The Flower Basket”.
- Artist: Hugh Thornton-Jones
- Flower Shop Flora – Bunty: circa #484 (22 April 1967) – (?)
Toni Toffman has promised her dying father that she will save the family store from being taken over by Brummer’s, a rival firm. But Toni has to contend with elderly, slow, old-fashioned staff who resent her interference. Unknown to Toni, the staff manager, Mr Kirk, is secretly sabotaging her and encouraging the resentful staff because he is in collusion with Brummer’s, who have promised him the general manager’s job when they take over.
Sally Shaw leaves school and starts work at Sylvano’s department store. She wants to be a window dresser, but Miss Newman, the head window dresser, is being deliberately hard on her to test her resolve while the other assistants are snobby and then jealous. Sally finds solace in a wonderful secret – using the basement to practise her own window-dressing.
Sally Starling starts work as a salesgirl at her father’s department store. But finding the right department is proving elusive because each one seems to end in disaster for her.
Jenny Johnson has lost her memory and is unofficially adopted by Sid and Mamie Hicks, who treat her badly. Then she begins to remember things, including her real name. She runs away, unable to take any more cruelty, and follows up the things she has recalled.
Artist: Paddy Brennan
When Emma Barton and her mother start a clothes shop, business is poor because their designs do not appeal. Emma finds a student fashion designer, Diana, who offers stunning designs based on the Zodiac. But Diana and Emma have to work secretly because Diana’s disabled but forbidding Aunt Cassie wants Diana to look after her all the time.
Artist: Carlos Freixas
Zodiac Girl – Spellbound #22 (February 1977) – #35 (21 May 1977).