Menu
Kim Kardashian Leaked Photos Backlash

Kim Kardashian Leaked Photos Backlash

Benedict Cumberbatch is Alan Turing in The Imitation Game

Benedict Cumberbatch is Alan Turing in The Imitation Game

Amber Heard Topless Photo Leaked

Amber Heard Topless Photo Leaked

The Sexiest Halloween Costumes of 2014

The Sexiest Halloween Costumes of 2014

Oculus Unveils Crescent Bay, its New Virtual Reality Headset Prototype

Oculus Unveils Crescent Bay, its New Virtual Reality Headset Prototype

Valentine’s Day Roses have Pricing Issues

Feb 7 2014, 3:03am CST | by , in News | Other Stuff

There are people who give their sweethearts bouquets of red roses every Valentine’s Day. But the roses, reserved for this special day which celebrates love, have pricing issues which revolve around their production and distribution.

Valentine’s Day Roses have Pricing Issues
Amazon
 
 

YouTube Videos Comments

Full Story

Valentine’s Day Roses have Pricing Issues

Ah! It is the season of love, romance and intimacy. Saint Valentine’s is here in all its red heart shaped glory and ecstasy. But wait a minute! 

Is there any room for negativity on this day of positive bliss and good vibes? It seems there are a few hurdles especially in matters having to do with the rates of roses

Many individuals like to remain a little thrifty despite the lavish amounts they spend on their significant others on Valentine’s. But the costly red roses on Valentine’s day will only get sold to the highest bidder. 

The market is primed for this beautiful and vain commodity. Like extremely attractive women who resist the advances of their many lovers, red roses are a touch-me-not entity on the day when “I Love You” is the most common phrase. 

The tug of war between supply and demand drives up the prices. Several Latin American countries also ramp up production of the roses for the date of affection. Then the costs of production at the farms not to mention the transportation fuel and equipment cause further increases in prices. 

The rate of a dozen roses may vary from $10 at your local shop all the way to $100 from a costly florist’s venue. There are ways by which the local shops save up on the cost price. 

By not offering delivery service and keeping the stems short, they automatically slash prices. And the costs vary according to the day before and during Valentine’s

This is therefore an instance where a rose is not a rose. It is a very complex economic bargain that the buyer enters when he buys one of the scarlet thorny beauties.

Source: Reuters

 

You Might Also Like

Updates


Sponsored Update


Advertisement


More From the Web

Shopping Deals

 
 
 

<a href="/latest_stories/all/all/20" rel="author">Sumayah Aamir</a>
Sumayah Aamir (Google+) has deep experience in analyzing the latest trends.

 

 

Comments

blog comments powered by Disqus

Latest stories

Qatar is Not Hosting 2022 Soccer World Cup Says FIFA&#039;s Theo Zwanziger
Qatar is Not Hosting 2022 Soccer World Cup Says FIFA's Theo Zwanziger
In a surprise turn of events, FIFA says that Qatar is not getting the 2022 Soccer World Cup.
 
 
WWE Night of Champions: The Bad and The Ugly
WWE Night of Champions: The Bad and The Ugly
WWE Night of Champions: The Bad and The Ugly
 
 
Rachel Bradshaw lost Husband in Car Crash
Rachel Bradshaw lost Husband in Car Crash
The daughter of NFL legend Terry Bradshaw has lost her husband Rob Bironas in car crash on the weekend.
 
 
Paul McCartney Wants Meat Free Mondays
Paul McCartney Wants Meat Free Mondays
Paul McCartney wants people to eat less meat. For this purpose, he has launched a new companion by title Meat Free Mondays in order to reduce the consumption of meat.
 
 
 

About the Geek Mind

The “geek mind” is concerned with more than just the latest iPhone rumors, or which company will win the gaming console wars. I4U is concerned with more than just the latest photo shoot or other celebrity gossip.

The “geek mind” is concerned with life, in all its different forms and facets. The geek mind wants to know about societal and financial issues, both abroad and at home. If a Fortune 500 decides to raise their minimum wage, or any high priority news, the geek mind wants to know. The geek mind wants to know the top teams in the National Football League, or who’s likely to win the NBA Finals this coming year. The geek mind wants to know who the hottest new models are, or whether the newest blockbuster movie is worth seeing. The geek mind wants to know. The geek mind wants—needs—knowledge.

Read more about The Geek Mind.