LOVED-UP Valentines have been left fuming over dud deliveries of wilting flowers, blooms that don't live up to expectations and even a bouquet sent to the wrong person.
King says with statistics like that they have to have a plan of action.
There is also the work of delivering the flowers, which requires many more drivers than usual, as well.
"We're making roses and arrangements, as we speak, we're taking orders from people who come in We've got two phone lines running at the same time so we're busy busy", said King.
The countdown is on to Valentine's Day and flower and gift shops are working around the clock getting ready.
Roses are red, violets are blue...
Before you give your sweetheart a dozen roses this Valentine's Day, have you ever thought about how many hands it took to make that gift a reality and how far some of those flowers had to travel just to be in the Truckee Meadows?
"Delivering flowers is always quite nice on Valentine's Day". The others, Mother's Day and Christmas, are just as profitable, but Valentine's Day stands apart.
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Krauss estimated that 20-25 percent of her customer base around Valentine's Day is college-aged, more than any other time of the year.
"We see a variety of interest in our products; some people like heart-shaped jewelry, but there's no real particular trends", said Paula Reid, manager of New Glasgow's Inglis Jewelers store.
CBA also found that the "most romantic" group are those aged 26-35, accounting for 38 per cent of all florist spend and 36 of all restaurant spend.
Other shoppers complained that shops were selling dead flowers - or ones that died nearly immediately after buying. Needless to say, a mixtape will last longer than any bouquet of flowers.
I read where a study shows a small bouquet of flowers can make a big difference, especially in seniors' lives, so here's a challenge for all us ... remember someone who may be missing a loved one this Valentine's Day. And for the industry's biggest day?
On a typical day, Mayfield Florist does about 70 deliveries in Tucson and the surrounding area.
Bird said the cost and supply of roses have remained steady this year, although the "greenery has been a bit sparse", which is something he blames on the destruction from last year's hurricane season. "However, honestly, we've got it down pretty well because we have so many people that have been here so long".
"For those staying in, liquor continues to fuel romance, with Valentine's Day purchases increasing 8 per cent year-on-year", Mr Baumann said.
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